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26 Aug
The Federal Government has commenced training of personnel of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) for the timely preparation, submission and approval of the 2022 national budget.
30 Jul
The Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, yesterday, hinted that the Federal Government would “at some point” approach the Supreme Court for a judicial...
20 May
There are different dimensions to national security - food security, economic security, cyber security, human security, health security and others.
4 May
The director-general of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, has said Nigeria’s current trend of spending more money on running the government than on building new infrastructure is unsustainable. Akabueze told Bloomberg at a virtual presentation that low revenue collection and high recurrent costs have resulted in actual capital expenditure below two trillion naira ($4.88 billion)…
30 Apr
Disturbed by the rising insecurity in Nigeria, the Senate Committee on Army, yesterday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, Director General of Budget Office, Ben Akabueze and Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.Ibrahim Attahiru,....
23 Nov 2020
Rep Awaji-inombek Abiante has urged thhe House of Representatives to return the 2021 budget estimate of over N13 trillion to the executive. He said, “such estimate cannot take the country out of the current recession.”
6 Jun 2020
Soon after receiving his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the February 23, 2019, presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari pledged to run an inclusive government in his second term.
4 Jun 2020
Nigeria's Budget Office on Thursday denied allocating N27 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly Complex in Abuja. “The provision for renovation/retrofitting of the National Assembly (NASS) Complex in the revised budget is N9.25bn, not N27bn as being bandied around,” director-general for the budget office Ben Akabueze said in a statement. “The initial provision…
20 May 2020
Think Nigeria and its crude oil production, and you probably envisage gas flaring, environmental degradation and poverty amid wealth.
5 May 2020
The Federal Government appears to be walking a real tight rope as she moves further to cut down her spending plan for fiscal 2020 to an all low time around three or four trillion up from more than the N10 trillion size that was originally articulated pre- COVID 19 era in the year 2019.
1 Apr 2020
Experts from the different spectrum of the Nigerian economy have said that the inability of the various governments to muster the needed political will to tackle the entrenched structural problems with the country's economy remains a challenge in effecting the necessary changes.
26 Nov 2019
Achieving development objectives in the Federal Government's 2020 budget requires improved revenue performance, and effective implementation of projects and programmes, Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze..

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