2018 budget news

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘N35bn for senate’, ‘N12.3 bn for general services’ — N’assembly releases details of its 2018 budget – TheCable

    The national assembly has released details of its 2018 budget. The office of the senate president released details of the budget in a tweet on Friday. Senate President Bukola Saraki had promised that details of the..... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2VEz1eX Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics ONDO IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Nine lawmakers loyal to Akeredolu dissolve c’ttees – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly deepened, yesterday, as nine of the 26 lawmakers loyal to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu dissolved all the standing committees of the House, appointed three new principal officers and amended the 2018 budget..... Read more via Vanguard News...
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    Politics Budget: Why Buhari shouldn’t blame National Assembly – Newtelegraph

    President Muhammadu Buhari a few days ago, in his usual characteristics of self-righteousness and buck passing blamed tardiness in the passage of budgets by the National Assembly for the delay in the completion of projects across the country by his government. He spoke when he received a …...
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    Business Senate suspends plenary for two weeks for oversight on 2018 budget – BusinessDay

    The Senate has adjourned plenary for two weeks to allow its committees carry out oversight function on implementation of the 2018 budget. The period will also give committees time to oversight Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the implementation of the $2.78 billion Eurobonds …...
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    Politics Budget 2018: Reps query INEC over duplication of items – Vanguard News

    The House of Representatives’ Committee on Electoral Matters, yesterday, queried Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the duplication of items provided for in the 2018 budget for the 2019 polls.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2PffX4q Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro 2018 Budget Will Increase Poverty In Nigeria – SPN – Naijaloaded

    The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has said that the 2018 budget will further impoverish Nigerians and favour only a few privileged individuals in the country. The party in a statement signed by Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye, its Acting National Chairman and … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Politics Why 2018 budget will increase poverty in Nigeria – SPN – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has said that the 2018 budget will further impoverish Nigerians and favour only a few privileged individuals in the country. The party in a statement signed by Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye, its Acting National Chairman and Comrade Chinedu Bosah, National...
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    Politics Buhari Refuses To Sign “Child Protection” Bill, 3 Others – 360Nobs.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to four bills. According to a letter to the Senate, and read by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki during Tuesday’s plenary, the bills included: The National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Bill, 2018. NOW...
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    Politics President Buhari rejects four bills passed by National Assembly, gives reasons – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected four bills recently passed by the National Assembly. The bills are the Corporate Manslaughter Bill, 2018; National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency (NCPEA) Bill, 2018; Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund Amendment Bill, 2018; and the Courts...
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    Business 2018 budget shortfalls, others may raise debt to N25 trillion – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Shortfalls in the 2018 budget may worsen the nation’s debt status, pushing it to N25 trillion by the end of the year.Though the huge amount is far from the debt threshold .... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2NFy8zi Get more: Nigeria...
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    Metro Police Clarifies Protest By Mopol Officers In Maiduguri – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigeria Police Force has clarified that its personnel seen blocking its Borno headquarters earlier today in Maiduguri, were not staging a protest, but were merely complaining over the delay.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2zalCV4 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Did Buhari Sign A Padded 2018 Budget? – P.M.EXPRESS

    As a patriot, I have sympathy for President Muhammadu Buhari, not because he is a cool-headed, slow but steady, articulate and incorruptible leader. No! My stand is far from that... Read more via P.M.EXPRESS – https://ift.tt/2Nj5Hac Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Business Nigeria to fund 2018 budget with $2.8 billion Eurobond – Ventures Africa – Ventures Africa

    As part of its plans to finance the recently signed 2018 Nigerian budget, the federal government revealed through its Debt Management Office (DMO) that it plans to raise 2,8 billion dollars in Eurobonds. Patience Oniha, Head of Nigeria’s DMO also announced that her office has sent requests to...
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    Politics NASS feeding Nigerians with stories to justify budget distortions – Budget DG – Vanguard Newspaper

    Two members of the Executive and Legislative arms of government clashed yesterday over the 2018 budget, with the Director of Budget, Mr. Ben Akabueze, accusing... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2tM1Lpg Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro FG Plans To Offset N97bn Accrued Pensions Of Retirees – Leadership Newspaper

    With the recent signing of the 2018 National Budget by President Muhammadu Buhari last week, there seems to be a renewed hope for the federal government retirees as the government has included the payment of N97.5 billion accrued pension rights for its former workers in the current budget, …...
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    Metro Man Offers To Cut Buhari’s Hair For 1 Year To Save N86m Off The Nation’s Budget – Nairaland

    An Abuja-based owner of Hilton Clean Barbers identified as Alfred Umoh, has taken to the social media platform, Facebook to send an interesting proposal to President Muhamamdu Buhari. Writing on his Facebook page, the young man said that rather than the president spend the budgeted N86million...
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    Politics Okorocha Blames Executive-Legislature Dispute On ‘Very Weak’ APC – Channels Television

    Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has blamed the recent disagreement between the Executive and the Legislative arms of government on the weakness.... Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2MTcFm0 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro 2019: NUPENG threatens NASS over cut in roads, others’ budget – Vanguard Newspaper

    Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers, NUPENG, weekend, decried allegation by the Presidency that the National Assembly.... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2K6g17A Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Business NUPENG faults N11.5b infrastructure budget cut by National Assembly – The Guardian Newspaper

    The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has faulted the N11.5 billion infrastructure vote cut in the.... Read more via The Guardian Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2MUtlcI Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro Budget; PANDEF Rejects Reduction Of Maritime University Grants – The Sun News

    The Pan Niger Delta Forum, (PANDEF) has described as unacceptable the reduction made from the 5billion naira initially approved for the take off of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Warri South Local Government Area, by the National Assembly in the 2018 Appropriation Act. It has … Read...