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2021 Budget

Nigeria Senate
6 Apr
The Senate, yesterday, extended implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act from March 31 to May 31, 2022. The scarcity of diesel affected some of the capital projects captured in the budget...
5 Apr
The Senate has extended the implementation of the 2021 budget from March 31 to May 31. This followed the consideration of a Bill to Amend the 2021 Appropriation Act.
22 Dec
The Senate has extended implementation of the 2021 budget to March 31, 2022.
6 Oct 2021
Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved the request of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to revise the 2021 Appropriation Law.
26 Jul 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said. This is coming barely one month after the Federal Executive Council approved a draft supplementary budget of N895,842,462,917 for the year 2021. Briefing newsmen at…
24 May 2021
The reported incidence of duplicated projects in the 2021 federal budget calls to question the competence of the National Assembly in playing their constitutional role of ensuring that public funds are judiciously appropriated.
5 May 2021
A public finance transparency advocacy firm, BudgIT, yesterday, said the 2021 national budget had been found to contain more than 316 duplicated capital projects worth N39.5 billion.
18 Feb 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari administration is seeking the National Assembly approval for the sale of national assets largely to finance the N13.58 trillion 2021 budget, PremiumTimes reported. At least 36 of Nigeria's tax-payers properties were listed in the executive document titled “NCP Approved 2021 Work Plan.” The document shows the names of the “projects” (as described…
16 Feb 2021
The desire of the Federal Government to support the financing of the 2021 budget through sale of public assets is a questionable policy with potential of endangering the stability of the economy.
12 Feb 2021
The Senate, yesterday, charged the acting Auditor General of the Federation (AGF), Aghughu Adolphus, to commence an investigation into allegations of fraud in the application of Service Wide Vote
13 Jan 2021
Nigerians have been told to prepare for more pain this fiscal year, as the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, and the Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Ben Akubueze...
8 Jan 2021
The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it was targeting an average of N60b monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to fund the N1.16tr 2021 budget.


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Arsenal's exile from the Champions League looks set to stretch into a sixth season after losing 2-0 at Newcastle on Monday.
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The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of Mr Ibrahim Magu and seven other Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG)
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The Police Command in Borno has defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp(IDPs) in Borno.
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Nigeria's accountant-general Ahmed Idris was arrested on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged N80 billion fraud. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said Idris was arrested after failing to honour the Commission's invitations. “The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using…