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15 Mar
The federal government has revealed that no conclusion has been reached on how to mitigate its effect on citizens, with about three months to the withdrawal of petroleum subsidy. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba told newsmen, Wednesday, after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari…
4 Dec
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has accused the Federal Government (FG) of dereliction of duty, a development it said was the actual cause of rising poverty across the country.
10 Nov
The Federal Government is pitching a possible monetisation of select national assets to partly fund the gapping deficit stuffed into the proposed 2023 appropriation, but early signs coming from ministries, departments and agencies...
15 Sep 2021
The Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has said that the government will only allow Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), which it perceives as compatriots, have access into its record books.
14 Jul 2021
The Federal Government, yesterday, set up a task force comprising representatives of government and Civil society Organisations (CSOs) for effective monitoring of aids, grants and technical assistance from development partners.
27 May 2021
Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has said the 36 states would each get $20 million from the $750 million World Bank as COVID-19 loan covering 2021 to 2023.
20 May 2021
Mr Clement Agba, the Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, has renewed Federal Government commitment to reform the Police as well as rebuilding the trust between the police and the citizens.
25 Mar 2021
The Minister of State, Finance Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Agba, has stated the ministry’s commitment to implement Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in Budgeting and National Planning.
29 Oct 2020
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr. Clement Agba, has disclosed that Nigeria got a $26.942 billion development assistance fund from international donors between 2015 and 2020.
25 Aug 2020
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has commenced preparatory work for the formulation of new National Development Plans for the country.
14 Aug 2020
Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, yesterday, revealed that the Federal Government had spent N4.45 trillion of the N9.97 trillion appropriated in the 2020 budget between January and June this year.
1 Jul 2020
The Federal Government has raised the alarm that Nigeria risks further economic stagnation economic on account of the rising COVID-19 infections nationwide.


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