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    FG To Close 2017 Budget With N1.5trn Excess Capital Spending – Channels Television

    The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, says the Federal Government will be closing the 2017 budget with a capital spending in excess of N1.5 trillion. Mrs Adeosun. who revealed this development on Sunday in a series of tweets on her Twitter … Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Business PHOTO: Here's Nigeria's 2017 Budget Performance in the First Half

    Nigeria's budget performance in the first half of 2017 shows oil revenue more or less as expected while non-oil revenue was way down despite the diversification of the economy by the Muhammadu Buhari's administration The analysis was shared by Paul Wallace, @PaulWallace123 o Twitter, Bloomberg...
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    Politics Adeosun, Udoma Summoned by Senate Over Poor Implementation of 2017 Budget

    The Nigerian senate has summoned Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun and Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, to brief it on the implementation of the 2017 Appropriation Act. This follows a motion moved by Senator Gbenga Ashafa (Lagos-East), which was adopted by the Red...
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    Politics Saraki Explains Why Senate Slashed Lagos-Ibadan Road Budget

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Tuesday explained reasons for the slashing of the Lagos-Ibadan highway budget. Saraki told newsme in Abuja that there was the need to allow private sector participation in a road as important as the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. “Government alone cannot reduce...
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    Politics 2017 Budget: House of Reps Summon Fashola over Unsavory Comments

    House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to summon the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola to answer to allegations that the House messed up with the Ministry’s 2017 budget and slashed appropriations for critical infrastructural projects. Recall that there had...
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    Politics Senate Warns Fashola - Stop Deceiving Nigerians

    The Nigerian Senate has asked Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, to stop spreading wrong information about the 2017 budget. Speaking on Fashola's claim that the budget for his ministry was altered, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi said “Even as at last year the 2016...
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    Politics 2017 Budget: Jibrin Backs Osinbajo On 'Illegal Insertions' of Projects By N/Assembly

    The suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin has backed the recent comment by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo that the National Assembly has no power to insert new projects in a budget proposal. Jibrin, a former chairman of the House of Representatives appropriation committee, said "The acting...
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    Politics Fashola Unhappy Over Alteration Of 2017 Budget By National Assembly

    Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has claimed that the National Assembly altered some provisions in the 2017 budget. The former Governor of Lagos state, who is not happy with the development, suggested that the judiciary may have to explain how far lawmakers can go in...
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    Politics Again, Abdulmumin Jibrin Blows Whistle On 2017 Budget

    Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended member of the house of representatives, has said that he is ready to blow another whistle on certain issues surrounding the 2017 budget signed by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday. The former House of Representatives Chairman on Appropriation said he...
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    Politics Abba Kyari Laughs As Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget [See PHOTOS]

    President Muhammadu Buhari's Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari laughed as he was part of the historical signing of 2017 budget by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. This is coming despite believed in many quarters that he (Mr. Kyari) is part of the Aso rock cabal trying to undermine the acting role...
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    Politics 10 Things You Should Know About The 2017 Budget Signed By Osinbajo

    Nigeria's Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday made history by signing the 2017 budget into law on order of the ailing President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari. Here are 10 things everyone should know about the 2017 Budget of recovery and growth as compiled by The Presidency: 1. The 2017 Budget...
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    Politics 2018 Budget Will Be Signed This December - Presidency

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has announced that the 2018 budget will be passed into law by December 2017. See tweet:
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    Politics Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget [VIDEO]

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo today signed the 2017 budget into law. See video from the signing ceremony :
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    Politics Osinbajo Makes History, Signs 2017 Budget on June 12

    Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has made history by signing the 2017 budget into law
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    Politics Osinbajo To Sign 2017 Budget Tomorrow As Buhari Postpones Return

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday sign the 2017 budget into law barring last minute change of decision, Daily Trust gathered. This is coming as President Muhammadu Buhari deferred return to Nigeria home from a medical leave in the UK last weekend. Reuters quoted source at...
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    Politics Iriase - There's Still Time For 2017 Budget To Be Signed Into Law

    Pally Iriase, deputy whip of the house of representatives, on Tuesday urged Nigerians not to panic as there was still time for the 2017 budget to be signed into law. According to THE CABLE, Iriase said, ''You should not be surprised because budget in a presidential system is always a...
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    Politics Osinbajo Is Checking 2017 Budget For Padding Errors - Presidency

    The Presidency has said that it is still working on the 2017 budget, 15 days after the National Assembly transmitted the document to the Presidency. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang on Saturday said the Presidency is working...
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    Politics Osinbajo To Sign 2017 Budget Tomorrow

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is set to sign the 2017 appropriation bill into law, tomorrow. Thursday, June 1, 2017. The national assembly passed the bill on May 11. TheCable exclusively reported that Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on legislative matters, officially...
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    Politics FG Gives Update On 2017 Budget

    Nigerian government said it was analysing and reviewing the 2017 Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly penultimate Thursday. Budget and National Planning Minister, Udoma Udoma said this while addressing State House correspondents on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council...
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    Politics Osinbajo Issues Presidential Order On Budget Submission

    Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has issued a presidential directive, which will henceforth (until a constitutional amendment) mandate the executive to submit budgetary proposals to the National Assembly latest by September of every year. Worried by late implementation of capital projects...