Tag: budget

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Bernard DayoMay 4, 2019

FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women About two weeks ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuJune 21, 2018

Opinion: President Buhari’s 2018 budget illustrates Nigeria’s problem with planning to fail

President Buhari has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill (9.12 trillion naira expenditures higher from 2017 by 22.6%), that is our ...

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tosin adesinaMay 8, 2018

Just a reminder, we’re five months into 2018 and we don’t have a budget

The Nigerian budget is the annual ritual performed by the executive arm of government. In the last quarter of every ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 12, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] After spending 280m on cars for former Presidents and Vice Presidents in 2017, why is the FG spending another 186m in 2018?

The Nigerian budgetary process over the years has remained a source of controversy. More than fifty years after independence our ...

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EzinneNovember 8, 2017

The Thread: “PMB’s stamina is impressive”, “All these trillions with nothing to show” | TwitterNG reactions to 2018 Budget

Yesterday, President Buhari presented the 2018 budget, dubbed the Budget of Consolidation, to the National Assembly. Here’s the breakdown of ...

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ToluNovember 6, 2017

Ada Oguntodu: All the ways you can wear the same blouse this week

Who says you can’t be frugal and glam? Who says you can’t style one of your wardrobe items in multiple ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

AfDB withdraws $400m proposed loan to Nigeria, redirects the money instead

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the country’s budget. ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 19, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker describes budget resolution as a hoax ahead of late Thursday voting

Controversial senator and fierce Trump critic, Sen. Bob Corker has berated the budgetary process, calling the Senate budget a hoax ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 28, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This is why Nigeria is backing out of 90 organisations

On the heels of what many – including the country’s minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama – have described as ...

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ToluSeptember 27, 2017

Here’s what we know for sure about Game of Thrones Season 8

Apart from the already known fact that the final season of HBO series, Game of Thrones will have six feature-length ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 1, 2017

Obama’s 2018 expenses will cost American taxpayers $1.1million

Report from Congressional Research Service memo has revealed that Former President Barack Obama will cost America taxpayers an alarming $1,153,000 ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2017

We will send 2018 budget to N’Assembly by October – FG

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma on Thursday said the Federal Government will ensure that the 2018 Appropriation ...

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AzeezAugust 6, 2017

I didn’t budget N9.1bn for new lodge – Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel has dismissed reports that he is planning to build a new government in Lagos ...

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AzeezJuly 27, 2017

Reps reject NHIS budget over suspension of Executive Secretary

The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected the 2017 budgetary proposals of the National Health Insurance Scheme over the suspension ...

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EditorJuly 10, 2017

Four issues we want to know Adeleke’s opinion on

by Alexander O. Onukwue It may have been the duty of the Osun West people to send Ademola Adeleke to ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

You are not deserving of a reply | Fashola fires back at Goje

The Minister of Power, Work and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has knocked the chairman Senate committee on Appropriations, Danjuma Goje for ...

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AzeezJuly 5, 2017

Resign if the work is overwhelming | Senate tells Fashola

The Senate on Wednesday asked Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) to resign his appointment if he ...

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ToluJune 28, 2017

Backstory: Between a “deceitful” Fashola, the “ignorant” NASS and a stalled budget

If you have been paying keen attention to local politics, you’d know that there’s an ongoing rancour between the National ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: Supreme Court a bit too far?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Fashola wants to fully get in the ring with the National Assembly by asking the Supreme ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: The waste of money bit is about right

by Alexander O. Onukwue One of Fashola’s arguments against the change of projects in the budget provisions of the executive ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: Five quips from the Minister that totally shades NASS

by Alexander O. Onukwue He made observations that, as a Federal Minister, he was well entitled to make, and they ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Mind the gap: How inept are Nigerian lawmakers?

by Alexander O. Onukwue At a time when the United States Senate is being grilled in the media and by ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Explainer: The fuss between Fashola and the senate

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has been in a war of words ...

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ToluJune 24, 2017

$3bn stolen by hackers, N90m bank fraud | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$3 billion – The FBI estimates that phishing attacks by hackers have cost more than 22,143 Nigerian companies this amount. N350 ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 22, 2017

President Trump’s mexican border may be a solar wall

President Donald Trump has proposed building a “solar wall” on the Mexican border that would pay for itself by generating electricity. ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Lord is my shepherd

by Olusegun Adeniyi What else shall we write? That was the title of a column written by Prof Olatunji Dare ...

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AzeezJune 19, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Dasuki has refused to account for $1.2bn transactions in one day – FG | We don’t see Nnamdi Kanu as a south-east leader of thought – Presidency | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. One of the recalled judges recieved N90m bribe from 100 lawyers – ...

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AzeezJune 19, 2017

National Assembly thinks the budget is its personal property – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Sunday agreed with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

National Assembly can alter the budget | Dogara replies Osinbajo

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said the National Assembly has powers to alter the National Budget. ...

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