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Government Officials To Blame If December Target For 2018 Budget Passage Fails – Senate

BEVERLY HILLS, November 23, (THEWILL) – The Senate has stated that the National Assembly should not be blamed if the institution is unable to meet the December target...

Senate Okays Buhari’s Request To Borrow $5.5bn To Finance 2017 Budget

$ 5.5 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari has been approved by the senate on Tuesday. Buhari in October had written to the Senate, asking for the approval...

Ganduje Signs Health Trust Fund, Supplementary Budget

From Edwin Olofu, Kano Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has signed into law the Kano State Health Trust Fund (KHETFUND) Bill, aimed at ensuring...

Buhari Presents 2018 Budget in NASS Tuesday

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Christiana Ekpa President Mohammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday present before the joint session of the National Assembly the budget...

Obaseki Sacks Perm Sec Over N283m Budget Padding

The permanent secretary in the Edo State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, Dr. (Ms) Osayuware Idahosa yesterday lost her job over alleged  padding of the  budget...

Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented

An economist, Prof. Akpan Ekpo, on Wednesday said the fiscal elements of the budget should be implemented to sustain the country’s exit from recession Ekpo,...

NGO Commences Tracking of Nutrition Budget in Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), Kaduna State chapter, says it has begun tracking of nutrition budget in all the...

France’s Military Chief Resigns Over Macron Budget Cuts

France’s head of the armed forces resigned on Wednesday after a heated dispute with Emmanuel Macron over defence budget cuts, bringing to a head an early test of the...

Fashola Tackles Senator; Warns Against Trivialising Issues Raised on 2017 Budget

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje, would...

Budget Comment: Resign If The Job Is Too Much For You – Senator Tells Fashola

The lawmaker representing Gombe Central, Senator Danjuma Goje, has advised the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola to honourably tender his...

NCRIB to Operators: Canvass Projects Insurance in Budget

Following the signing of the N7.44 trillion 2017 budget and the promise to release N350 billion for capital projects, the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance...

Fashola’s Claims on 2017 Budget Misleading – NASS

The Senate on Saturday warned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to desist from spreading falsehood on the 2017 Budget with regards to projects...

The Budget and the Clowns

KEN UGBECHIE  Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has signed the 2017 budget into law. A national budget is a country’s projected income and expenditure profile for a...

2017 Budget: Senate Accuses Fashola of Favouring S’West

The senate has accused the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) of making provisions for Lagos State and South West at the detriment of other...

National Assembly Wants Supplementary Budget for Measles Campaign – Sen. Ohuabunwa

By Christiana Ekpa The Chairman Committee on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases, Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa, has said that the National Assembly would work towards...