Osinbajo signs 2017 budget, release of funds begins soon
Osinbajo was joined at the ceremony by Senate President Bukola Saraki; House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara; Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu; Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and others
Budget 2017: Senate rules out constitutional crisis
The controversial report of the 2017 budget may be laid before the Senate in plenary today, it was learnt yesterday.
Budget 2017, Onnoghen, Magu top agenda as Senate resumes
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki is expected to read the two pending letters from President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his holiday in London and the nomination of Justice Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Reps raise panel on recession, suspend plenary for budget 2017
The House of Representatives has mandated its ad hoc Tactical Committee on Economic Recession to examine and suggest measures to stabilise the economy as soon as possible.
Ikpeazu presents N102.55b 2017 appropriation bill
The budget proposal, which is 3.14 percent less than last year’s N106 billion, and christened: “Budget of Prudence and Self Reliance,” comprises N57.4 billion Recurrent Expenditure and N45.2 billion Capital Expenditure.
Ikpeazu presents N102.56b appropriation bill for 2017
Presenting the bill, christened the “Budget of Prudence and Self-Reliance”, Ikpeazu said the amount represented a 3.14 per cent decrease from the 2016 budget outlay of N105,875, 924,320.
Doctors, pharmacists fault proposed 4.15% vote for health
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed Yakasai, commended the increase of N81.3 billion in 2017 budget compared to 2016 but said the vote still fell short.
Government misses budget target as Presidency shifts presentation date
The Federal Government may not be able to implement Budget 2017 from January 1 to December 31 next year again due to its failure to present it to the National Assembly on time to ensure its speedy passage.