JUNE 14th, 2017
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FG BEGINS PREPARATION FOR 2018 BUDGET
Barely 24 hours after signing the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Abuja started preparatory activities for the 2018 budget based on the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.
JUNE 13th, 2017
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AT LAST, ACTING PRESIDENT OSINBAJO SIGNS 2017 BUDGET – PAGES 5 & 6
One month after the National Assembly passed the 2017 budget of N7.44 trillion, acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday finally assented to the appropriation bill.
JUNE 8th, 2017
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NO DATE FOR BUDGET ASSENT – PRESIDENCY – PAGE 3
The Presidency yesterday said no date has been fixed for the assent to this year’s budget transmitted to it by the National Assembly about two weeks ago.
JUNE 6th 2017
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Osinbajo canvasses sanctions against banks in Illicit funds transfer
Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, (right); Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami; Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, at the conference on promoting international co-operation in combating illicit financial flows and enhancing asset recovery to foster sustainable development at the State House yesterday…
JUNE 5th 2017
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Presidency to Sue N’Assembly over Power of Appropriation
Owing to the unending disagreement with the legislature over the extent of its power of appropriation, the executive has resolved to approach the Supreme Court for interpretation of Section 80 of the 1999 Constitution, which grants the National Assembly the power to approve appropriated public funds, presidency sources told THISDAY yesterday.
30TH MAY 2017
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Bad Times Are Over, the Future is Bright, Says Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday urged Nigerians not to despair over the prevailing economic hardships, assuring them that the worst days were over and the future was brighter.
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.