Tag: budget

AzeezFebruary 10, 2017

Repair of Abuja airport runway not included in 2017 budget – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the repair of the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport was not included in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 6, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Declare your health status, PDP tells Buhari | National Assembly budget not secret – Senator | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Declare your health status, PDP tells Buhari – YNaija ‘Senate has received ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 6, 2017

National Assembly budget not secret – Senator

Chairman, Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation Senator Ali Wakili says the budget of the National Assembly has never been a secret. ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Angry protesters stone Mimiko’s convoy in Akure

Some protesters on Thursday attacked the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko in Akure, Ondo State. They reportedly smashed the side ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Senate to allow Magu defend EFCC budget

Despite the corruption allegations against him, the Senate will allow acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Just In: APC supporters protesting at Ondo Assembly complex

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently protesting at the Ondo State House of Assembly complex. The protesters ...

AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Why we have no choice but to borrow – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said oil prices are not returning to $110 per barrel, leaving Nigeria no choice ...

AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Reps question Adeosun, Udoma on exchange rate, inflation

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma were on Monday grilled ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: Much ado about National Assembly budget – whose interest?

by Egbo Mon-Charles The call for the National Assembly Budget to be made public no doubt has assumed a dimension ...

RoqeebahJanuary 12, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to how budgets are passed in Nigeria

If there was any good to come out of the mess that the 2016 budget turned out to be, it is ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

Opinion: 2017 Ministry of Defence budget analysis

by Saatah Nubari   This is the second piece in my 2017 budget analysis series. The first analysis focused on ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 1, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Please what arms is the Nigerian Army procuring again?

Did the ones they just got last year expire? Or did they not spend all the monies allocated to buying ...

RoqeebahDecember 25, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Are we moving the Presidency in 2017?

Honestly. Because it is becoming increasingly difficult to understand. First it was the jaw-dropping NGN 1.05 billion allocated for presidential ...

RoqeebahDecember 21, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] On the new romance between the President and the legislature

So just yesterday, we told you that  President Muhammadu Buhari signed 8 bills into law after a 45-minute-long closed-door meeting ...

RoqeebahDecember 16, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] This is why we won’t cut Mr. Buhari any slack

When people blame us for being too hard on the current administration and admonish us to chill a little … ...

Isime EseneDecember 15, 2016

YNaija Analysis: The shameful treatment of the Super Falcons

The Super Falcons made the nation proud once again by emerging champions at the recently concluded African Women Cup of ...

RoqeebahDecember 14, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: 7 things we learnt from the 2017 budget presentation

As promised, the President presented the 2017 budget before the Senate today, Wednesday, the 14th of December. Meanwhile the Minister ...

RoqeebahDecember 9, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] The Senate finally get on board the December 14 budget presentation

The National Assembly has just approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to present the 2017 budget estimates next Wenesday, the 14th ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

Senate rejects FIRS budget again over loopholes

The Senate on Thursday rejected the report of its Finance Committee on the 2016 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Service ...

ToluOctober 29, 2016

$29.96 billion, 33000 | 5 numbers that mattered this week

$29.96bn – The amount of loan the Federal Government of Nigeria plans to borrow from the World Bank, African Development ...

RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: Please whose budget is this?

FG will present N6trn as 2017 budget – Adeosun This was in the news yesterday. And I am just confused. ...

Isime EseneOctober 13, 2016

Waje, Kate Henshaw, Basketmouth, others want FG to focus on health

As the federal government prepares to finalise its 2017 budget, top Nigerian celebrities have urged it to invest in health ...

RoqeebahOctober 5, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Let’s talk about the sale of the Presidential aircraft

Let us start here: There are currently 10 aircraft in the Presidential fleet and the administration of PMB has spent ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Dear FCT Minister, this centre no longer holds

by Gimba Kakanda I was dissuaded from writing to you, from alerting you to things you are likely too busy ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

Just In: Brazil impeaches first female President

After months of political tussle, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil has finally been impeached by the Brazilian senate thus bringing ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

#BudgetPadding: Police to search Appropriation office for documents

Indications emerged on Saturday that the police in its ongoing investigations over alleged budget padding in the House of Representatives would ...

Isime EseneAugust 24, 2016

The Thread: Emir Sanusi was at his blunt best in Kano today

Yesterday, Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, gave a lecture at the 15th meeting of the Joint Planning Board and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 20, 2016

Opinion: Is budget padding the new way to steal money?

by Tolu Ogunlowo As the budget padding controversy rages on members of the public wonder what’s next. When it comes ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

Despite N3.87bn allocation in 2016 budget, there are ‘no drugs’ in Aso Rock clinic

State House Medical Centre, which provides medical services to the Presidency and their families, aides, staff of the State House and other entitled ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: 5 reasons to believe Jibrin isn’t joking around

By Tolu Omoyeni Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin needs no introduction. The rather patient man has been on the news for over a month ...

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