Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented

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, Director-General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), made the suggestion in an interview with the News Ag...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Osinbajo an Advocate of State Police, Fiscal Federalism – Presidency

Osinbajo an Advocate of State Police, Fiscal Federalism – Presidency
 

By Lawrence Olaoye The presidency has described the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, as an advocate of state police, fiscal federalism and devolution of power to the states of the federation. In a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Ak...

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

Fiscal Federalism Viability of States

Fiscal Federalism Viability of States
 

A recent report published by  Vanguard  has pointed out that only six states out of 36 were able to outpace the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, allocations to sustain governance with internally generated revenue, IGR, in 2016. Though this is even a base-level statistical representa...

Posted on Jun 20, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 20, 2017

Reps Probe Budget Office Over Non Compliance With Fiscal Act

Reps Probe Budget Office Over Non Compliance With Fiscal Act
 

By Musa Adamu The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the continuous failure of the Budget Office to comply with the fiscal responsibility act. Ruling on the motion moved by Hon. Kingsley Chinda, Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara mandated the Committees on Appropriations...

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 7, 2017

Whistleblowing: We exposed Corrupt VCs to Restore Fiscal Sanity in Varsities – SSANU

Whistleblowing: We exposed Corrupt VCs to Restore Fiscal Sanity in Varsities – SSANU
 

The whistleblowing which led to the indictment of two university vice chancellors for fraud was not done for financial gains, the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), has said. SSANU’s National President, Samson Ugwoke, told newsmen in Lagos that its members exposed the fraud...

Posted on May 12, 2017 - Last updated on May 12, 2017

Emefiele: Monetary, Fiscal Authorities Should Align

Emefiele: Monetary, Fiscal Authorities Should Align
 

A close-knit collaboration between the monetary and fiscal authorities will pull the economy on to the path of recovery, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele, has said. Emefiele spoke at the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) retreat at the CBN Headquarters in Abuja. It was attended b...

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 20, 2017

Economic Recovery: CBN, Finance Ministry, Others Meet to Harmonise Monetary, Fiscal Policies

Economic Recovery: CBN, Finance Ministry, Others Meet to Harmonise Monetary, Fiscal Policies
 

For the first time since the present administration assumed office, both the monetary and fiscal authorities met over the weekend to find a common ground on a number issues to move the economy forward. The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN represented the monetary authorities, while the fiscal authoritie...

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 20, 2017

2017 Fiscal Plan Fails to Impress Markets, Investment Analysts

2017 Fiscal Plan Fails to Impress Markets, Investment Analysts
 

By Emeka Anaeto, Economy Editor Financial market parameters have indicated large scale apathy towards the recently announced 2017 budget and fiscal plan of the federal government. All the key market statistics have so far shown either indifference to the plans or turned negative. Following the budge...

Posted on Jan 1, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 1, 2017

FG plans new fiscal policy for solid mineral sector

FG plans new fiscal policy for solid mineral sector
 

The nation has commercial reserves of many solid minerals which remain grossly undeveloped. But CHIDI UGWU reports that the Federal Government has swing into action to introduce a new policy targeted at boosting investment in the sector. Despite the efforts of stakeholders, especially Federal Govern...

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 15, 2014

CJN writes governors, FCT minister on fiscal autonomy for judiciary

CJN writes governors, FCT minister on fiscal autonomy for judiciary
 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mukhtar, has written to all states governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on the need for them to comply with the judgment that granted fiscal autonomy to the Judiciary and declared illegal the instalmental release of its annual ...

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 1, 2014

Fiscal Federalism, Enhanced Derivation Principle Key to Nigeria’s Growth – Ochei

Fiscal Federalism, Enhanced Derivation Principle Key to Nigeria’s Growth – Ochei
 

BEVERLY HILLS, July 25, (THEWILL) – Fiscal federalism and enhanced principle of derivation have been identified as the only factors that will give every federating unit in the Nigerian state a sense of belonging, which will engender the much needed economic growth. Speaker emeritus of the Del...

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 25, 2014

Kwara Council Presents N991.3m Budget For 2014 Fiscal Year

Kwara Council Presents N991.3m Budget For 2014 Fiscal Year
 

The Ekiti Local Government of Kwara on Monday presented a budget of N991.3 million for the 2014 fiscal year to its legislative arm for consideration. The Chairman of the council, Mr Akintoba Fatigun, presented the budget estimates to the councillors at the council’s legislative chambers in Ar...

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 21, 2014

D-Day As National Conference Votes On Devolution Of Power, Resource Control, Fiscal Federalism

D-Day As National Conference Votes On Devolution Of Power, Resource Control, Fiscal Federalism
 

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, July 08, (THEWILL) – In a bid to calm the already heightened emotions, proceedings at the plenary session of the National Conference was on Tuesday afternoon adjourned till Wednesday when voting would be conducted on the recommendations submitted by the Committee on Devolut...

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 9, 2014

Fiscal policy: Why Nigeria should consider its neighbours – Customs CG

Fiscal policy: Why Nigeria should consider its neighbours – Customs CG
 

By Stanley Onyekwere The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service Abdullahi Inde Dikko, has stressed the need for the country to always take into consideration, the concerns and needs of her neighbours, when formulating any economic policy and tariff regimes. He made this assertion yesterd...

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 2, 2014

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