Ambode presents N1.046 trillion budget, targets N60b monthly IGR
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday presented N1.046 trillion 2018 budget estimates to the House of Assembly, saying the state hopes to generate on the average N60 billion monthly to finance it. The proposed budget, the governor said, represents an increase of 28.67 per cent over 2017 budget with recurrent expenditure of N347.039 billion and…
Bayelsa declares N1.86b IGR in October
The Bayelsa State Government has declared a record all time high Internally-Generated Revenue of N1.86bn for the month of October. The Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (retd) in a transparency briefing said that the increase was as a result of government’s efforts to get oil companies to pay their financial obligations to the state.…
Edo Govt will explore cultural heritage to increase IGR
Edo Government says it will explore the state cultural heritage to increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in all the 18 local government areas. The Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, made the assertion on Monday in Benin while unveiling the logo of Edo Festival of Arts and Culture. Shaibu, represented by the Commissioner for Arts,…
States IGR records N317.79b in half year 2016
The National Bureau of Statistics [NBS] yesterday released last year/s half year internally generated revenue [IGR] of the State covering the periods of January to June 2016, indicating that a total of N317.79billion was generated by twenty-nine (29) states that have reported their half year....
Abia targets over N200m revenue from solid minerals, forestry
Apparently, to shore up the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Abia State has projected annual revenue of N200m from solid minerals deposit in the state.
Kaduna targets N3.5bn monthly IGR – Commissioner
The Kaduna State Government is targeting N3.5 billion monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi, has said.
'Kaduna generates N1.65bn IGR for June'
The Kaduna State Government (KDSG) generated about N1.65 billion as internally generated revenue (IGR) last month (June).
Local councils now well positioned to pay workers’ salaries, says Ahmed
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has said the increase in the allocation to all tiers of government from the Federation Account, has made Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state better positioned to pay salaries of their workers and those of teachers.
Lagos targets N1trn yearly budget in two years
The Lagos State government will reduce dependence on federal allocation and increase its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to N30bn monthly in 2017 and N50bn monthly in 2018, and hit a yearly budget of N1trn by 2018.
2014 Confab report will ease tensions in Nigeria, says Madubuike
No one can rationalize theft, but the certain sense of triumphalism in the process can, like corruption, also destroy a country. When Buhari came to power in January 1984, he did exactly what he is doing now