MAY 31st, 2017
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COMMENTARY: OSINBAJO SHOULD SIGN THE BUDGET WITHOUT DELAY – PAGE 18
After an unusually long delay of the 2017 Budget, the National Assembly, NASS, has finally passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill amounting to N7.441trn – including N143bn added on by the lawmakers.
MAY 26th, 2017
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19 STATES, ABUJA MAY GET N2B ECOLOGICAL FUND – PAGES 1 & 4
A proposal for 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to get N2billion each as ecological fund will be decided upon at next month’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting.
MAY 24th 2017
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DBN: Osinbajo seeks approval for additional $1.2bn external loan
The Acting President is also seeking the approval of €9 million for agricultural financing to consolidate the gains of the first tranche of €10.5 million. He sent the requests as an addendum to the 2016-2018 external borrowing plans.
MAY 23rd, 2017
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We’re studying 2017 Appropriation Bill – Budget ministry
The Ministry of Budget and National Planning is currently leading other ministries in studying the 2017 Appropriation Bill presented to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, The PUNCH has learnt.
MAY 22nd 2017
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Fed Govt, states, councils, share N1.41trn from federation account
The Federal Government, the 36 states and their local government areas shared N1.4 trillion from the federation account in the first quarter of 2017.
MAY 19TH 2017
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Osinbajo Signs Executive Order to Aid Budget Submission by Agencies
In a swift response to the ultimatum given by the Senate asking the presidency to submit the budgets of revenue generating agencies within the next two weeks, acting President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday signed three executive orders aimed at revolutionising government operations.
MAY 16th 2017
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Experts fret as N398.1trn infrastructure shortfall threatens development
Experts have said that unless the Federal Government immediately reviewed and redefined the laws guiding Public Private Partnership (PPP) operations in Nigeria, to address the country’s $30billion infrastructure shortfall, the actualisation of sustainable development may remain threatened.