I signed revised 2020 budget to mitigate Covid-19 effect, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law, the revised N10.8 trillion budget for the year 2020 passed by the National Assembly in June.
FG projects N11.86trn expenditure for 2021
The Federal Government has projected an aggregate expenditure of N11.86 trillion for 2021. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning
N4.5tr budget deficit may trigger fresh recession, minister warns
With the deficit financing of the revised N10.509 trillion 2020 budget rising from N1.847 trillion to N4.563 trillion, the economy might be heading for another recession...
Katsina State Government reduces 2020 Budget
Katsina State Government has reviewed its 2020 budget from N244billion to N213billion due to the fall in the price of crude oil and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Senate plans round table to review budgeting process, national planning
Senate yesterday resolved to organise a roundtable for all relevant agencies led by its Committee on National Planning to conduct a thorough review of Nigeria’s budgeting practices
NLC to partner auditor-general on budget implementation
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), to partner with the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), to monitor the implementation of the budget
‘Poor gender-based budget promoting poverty, violence’
Nigeria’s gender-based policy, particularly in the areas of budgeting and equity, which was adjudged below benchmark, drew the ire of civil society activists and stakeholders
Beyond the politics of budget passage
Two days ago, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the N10.59 trillion 2020 appropriation Bill. He did it in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Senate panel, Akpabio disagree over tinkering with budget
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday disagreed with the Senate Committee on Niger Delta over who could tinker with the budget. The Senate committee had last week raised concern that they, as stakeholders, were not carried along, especially concerning 10 projects that were abandoned in the region.