Tag: 2018 budget

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Jide AkintundeJune 22, 2018

The #2018Budget signed, but President Buhari still continues the blame game (READ)

On signing the 2018 appropriation bill into law on June 20, President Muhammadu Buhari immediately relaunched the blame game that ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 21, 2018

The Late 5: FG to borrow N1.6trn to fund 2018 Budget, Policeman stoned to death in clash with Shiites and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government is to borrow N1.6 trillion to finance part ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 20, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari expresses displeasure with NASS over budget, INEC cries out over increasing number of political parties and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, signed the 2018 budget of  N9.12 trillion, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

The Big 5: IGP grants approval for audit of SARS detention cells, Mimiko dumps PDP and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has approved the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 19, 2018

After several months of promises, NASS passes 2018 budget; NEC says NNPC, 15 others under-remitted N8.1trn between 2010 and 2015 and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 15, 2018

The Late 5: Senate receives 2018 budget report, Kaduna inaugurates response team against rape and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration would not disappoint Nigerians, ...

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AzeezFebruary 28, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki urges state assemblies to stop paying ex-governors, IOC lifts ban on Russia, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Senate has said Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

The Late 5: The unwarranted fight between governors over $1bn for security, the Senate on 2018 budget and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has clarified the much criticised $1 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

Why the decision by the Senate to stay the passing of the 2018 budget is a good move

The passage of 2018 budget is no longer feasible as it is riddled with inconsistencies according to the Senate. Senator ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

Senator recommends reduction of salaries of politicians

Senator Olusola Adeyeye, Osun Central Senatorial district, on Wednesday called for a reduction in allowances of all politicians including senators. ...

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AzeezNovember 28, 2017

2018 budget is already dead on arrival – Senator Abaribe

Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe on Tuesday said the 2018 budget was “dead on arrival”. Abaribe said this during ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

2018 budget: Top government officials have refused to honour invitations – Senate

Spokesman of the Senate, Aliyu Sabi has said some top government officials have refused to honour invitations over 2018 budget. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

The Late 5: The Nigerian Army’s directive, Reps’ on 2018 budget and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. As part of its language policy, the Nigerian Army has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

2018 Budget: ‘No more controversy, padding, or unfounded stories’

Before deliberations on the 2018 Budget begins, the leadership of the House of Representatives has put checks in place to prevent ...

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AzeezNovember 21, 2017

Senate postpones debate on proposed 2018 budget

The Senate has postponed its planned debate on the proposed 2018 budget submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The debate was ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Senate sets date for the consideration of the 2018 budget

The Nigerian Senate will commence the consideration of the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill next week, Senate President, ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

FG will partly fund 2018 budget with N500bn recovered loot – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay has said the proposed N8.6 billion 2018 budget will ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2017

The Explainer: Understanding the numbers, ambitions and apathies of the 2018 Consolidation Budget

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The Appropriation Bill for the 2018 fiscal year was presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to ...

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EditorNovember 8, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The proposed 2018 budget reiterates just how out of touch our government is

After what has seemed like a year teetering on the edge of uncertainty, President Buhari has beaten an undisclosed illness ...

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EditorNovember 8, 2017

Apparently, there’s no plan for education | 5 takeaways from Buhari’s 2018 budget presentation

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Muhammadu Buhari made history at the National Assembly today where he proposed a record N8.61 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

#Budget2018: President Buhari’s full speech at the National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Tuesday received by the National Assembly where he presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill. He presented a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

President Buhari presents the 2018 budget to the National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, November 7, was received at a joint session of members of the National Assembly. The ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Budget 2018? What did we learn from budget 2017?

by Alexander O. Onukwue After delays due to disagreements between the Executive and the National Assembly, the 2017 budget was ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Budget 2018: What should we expect?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Presidency, on Thursday, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will present the first draft of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 2nd of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Buhari writes NASS, reveals when he would present the ...

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AzeezNovember 2, 2017

2018 budget will be thoroughly scrutinised before passage – Senate leader

Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan on Thursday said the prompt passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill to be presented to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 2, 2017

Buhari writes NASS, reveals when he would present the 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has just written the House of Representatives seeking to present the estimates of the 2018 budget to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2017

2018 Budget: We will receive the Executive when they’re ready – Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki last night said that the National Assembly was ready to receive President Muhammadu Buhari whenever ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

JUST IN: FEC approves 2018 draft budget

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the draft budget estimates for 2018. This was revealed by the Minister of ...

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