2017 Budget

Buhari signed N94.88trn as budget within eight years

WITHIN the eight-year administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, a total of N94.88 trillion appropriation bill was signed into law. This...

Budget underspending: Presidency, others return N118b to treasury

The inability of the Federal Government to meet its targets in the delivery of projects  is highlighted by the...

REPORT: OAU spent less than 1% of 2017 capital budget, ‘despite limited facilities’

THE Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has spent only a fraction of its allocation for capital projects in 2017,...
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INFOGRAPHIC: In Nigeria, debt servicing is four times more important than education

BY DAMILOLA OJETUNDE AND VICTORIA NWAZIRI Allocation to education in the 2017 budget is just about six per cent of...

In six months, governors received N760.18bn Paris Club refund ‘to pay workers’ salaries’

The federal government released N760.18bn Paris Club debt refund to 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the first...

Fashola to legislators: You have ‘very stark and worrisome gaps in knowledge’

Babatunde Fashola, minister for power, works and housing, says the spokespersons of the House of Representatives and the Senate...
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24 hours after signing 2017 budget, FG begins work on 2018 budget

The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has officially kicked off the preparation of the 2018 budget proposals in...

Osinbajo signs 2017 budget — one month after passage

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed into law the 2017 budget proposal passed by the National Assembly on May 11,...

May 27 Celebrations: Little To Cheer For Nigerian Children

While the Federal Ministry of Education will spend N205.8 million to purchase three exotic Toyota LC V8 2016 model at the rate of N68.6 million each, it will spend just N7.2 million for all the activities to improve early childhood education of about 30 million children who are five years old and below.
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Acting President Osinbajo Receives 2017 Budget

The document was delivered to Osinbajo on Friday by the special adviser to the President on National Assembly matters – Senate, Ita Enang, behind closed doors.

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