Tag: padding

YNaijaNovember 24, 2022

2023 Budget: Finance Ministry under fire regarding N424bn in “Padding”

The Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning is under fire over the purported inclusion of N423.8bn worth of projects ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

No padding in 2017 budget – Akabueze

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government on Thursday dismissed claims that the 2017 budget was padded and filled with frivolous ...

ToluFebruary 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did the Senate just uncover padding in the 2017 budget?

First of all, it comes as no surprise that this irregularity was found in the budget proposal of the Ministry ...

AzeezNovember 25, 2016

I won’t allow padding of 2017 budget – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would not allow the series of ‘injections and padding’ that characterized the 2016 budget ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 18, 2016

N12bn worth of ‘strange projects’ discovered in Agriculture ministry’s budget

Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and his team have reportedly found 386 strange additions worth N12.6 billion in the ministry’s ...

Mazi EmekaApril 10, 2016

FG to return 2016 budget to National Assembly – Here’s why

The last is yet to be heard on the controversial 2016 budget as the presidency is alleged to have discovered ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2016

‘Nobody can accuse this government of padding any budget’ – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Saturday, said that 2016 Appropriation Bill was not padded, noting that ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2016

Directors, Permanent Secretaries in worry-mode over probe of inflated 2016 budget

Directors and permanent secretaries in ministries, departments and agencies of government are said to be jittery over the Presidency’s claims ...

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