Tag: budget

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: Jibrin reported Dogara, 3 others to APC and these are their sins

The scandal that hit the House of Representatives when ousted Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin blew open a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: These are the 13 lawmakers Jibrin accused of corruption

Former chairman of the Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives and unofficial ‘whistle-blower’, Abdulmumin Jibrin has more allegations to ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 15, 2016

Interview: How BudgIT is bringing down the walls

In four years, BudgIT has revolutionized the Nigerian public data and budgeting system with easily accessible creatives such as infographics, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Boko Haram leaks Chibok girls video | Army declares freelance journalist wanted | 2016 set to smash heat record | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist Nigerian Army declares journalist, Salkida wanted for ties to Boko Haram- YNaija Boko ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 14, 2016

Dogara, Basketmouth, Feyi Fawehinmi & more – these are the Winners and Losers from the past week

Last week, the budget padding row that has so far rocked the House of Representatives took a new dimension when ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

The top 10 stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that made headline this week Nigeria U23 advances to the semi final Despite Nigeria’s ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 12, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. IPOB praises AGF Pro Biafra group, The Indigenous People of ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 10, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. Budget padding: EFCC invites Dogara The Economic and Financial Crime ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: Speaker Dogara, this is why budget padding is a crime

by Ahanonu Kingsley Few days ago, the speaker of Nigeria’s lower parliament was quoted as saying that ‘budget padding’-an offence he ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistan attack The terrorist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 31, 2016

Dogara versus Jibrin | The winners and losers

The drama that in recent times engulfed the hallowed chambers of the House of Representatives is now starting to look ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 31, 2016

The top 10 stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that made headlines this week 1. FIFA President visits Nigeria New FIFA President, Gianni ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

Budget padding: ‘I have been justified’ – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, said that the recent accusation of budget padding by the House of Representative has ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

Kaduna state releases 2016 proposed LGAs budget

Kaduna State Government has released the proposed budgets of all its 23 Local Government Areas, raising the bar of transparency ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The House of Representatives is a problem to be solved

Abdulmumin Jibrin’s outburst after leaving his position as Chairman of the House appropriations committee, has once again brought the disastrous ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

‘Dogara told me to pad 2016 budget with N20bn project’ | Jibrin sings like a bird

Former chairman of the federal house of representatives committee on appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Sunday, accused the Speaker of the House of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 23, 2016

Opinion: Jibrin’s confessions; when the honey is no longer sweet

by Babale Anwar When in December 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2016 budget to the National Assembly, hopes were high ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

No one sacked me as Appropriation chairman, I stepped down – Jibrin

Former chairman of the House committee on appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin has denied media reports that he was sacked. Earlier today ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2016

Ebonyi is growing its IGR faster than others, Kwara is slowest

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the country has to diversify its economy from ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 14, 2016

FG cannot fund constituency project for legislators anymore’ – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, on Wednesday, restated his position that government cannot continue to ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2016

#AskCharlesOnY!: Starting a business without a business plan is like walking into a dark room

By Charles Odii Week 3 on #AskCharlesOnY! Hi Charles, QUESTION: Can I start my business without a Business plan? RESPONSE: Dear ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 23, 2016

Senate takes 2-week break, but first, it passed a budget

The Senate after today’s session will not be seating until July 12- adding another two weeks to the series of breaks ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Kalu Aja: How best to budget (Y! Naira&Kobo)

So last week we learned about how to calculate out networth, i.e. what we are worth when we subtract our ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 15, 2016

FG approves new Debt Management Strategy [DETAILS]

The federal government, on Wednesday, announced that it has approved a new Debt Management Strategy for the country. This was ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

‘Senate is not afraid of anybody’ | 7 things to note from Saraki’s interview

Bukola Saraki is a man that has against many odds remained as the President of the Senate since June 9, ...

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Isime EseneJune 7, 2016

Oluwatosin Olaseinde: On nation building during a recession (Naira&Kobo)

by Oluwatosin Olaseinde What do you see? Nigeria is at a brink of officially slipping into a recession. For that ...

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Isime EseneJune 6, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: How to spend recovered looted funds

by Pius Adesanmi Well, we finally got a partial list and a partially fulfilled promise from the Buhari administration after ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

Again, Fashola blames Jonathan for bad roads

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Friday, disclosed that the Jonathan administration’s inability to pay contractors ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 30, 2016

This is what Buhari and House of Reps lawmakers will be doing tonight

After surviving the 2016 budget back and forth with the federal lawmakers, President Muhammadu Buhari has invited them for a ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

The 14 highlights of the Buhari presidency so far

Over the last year, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been marked by dramas – like any other major ...

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