2020 Budget: Senate increases oil price benchmark to $28
The Senate on Tuesday increased the 25 dollars per barrel oil price benchmark proposed by the executive in the revised Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) forwarded to it for approval.
Giving governance facelift in Ogun
When Prince Dapo Abiodun assumed the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2019, as the fifth executive Governor of Ogun State, his ascendancy on the throne was seen...
Senate studies government’s expenditure framework, gets NCC commissioner-nominee
The Senate has mandated its committees on finance and national planning to scrutinise the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Responsibility Paper...
Hope rises for 2020 budget as Buhari submits MTEF, FSP to Senate
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday submitted the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP), for consideration of the Senate, dispelling the worry that the 2020 budget may suffer delay.
Ondo State begins citizens engagement on 2020 budget
The Ondo State Government has reiterated its readiness to harness her abundant human and natural resources with a view to transforming the state to one of the most developed states in the country. According to the government, this plan will be made possible through the strategic implementation of projects and programmes in the state.
Projecting a new national development agenda
At the recent presidential retreat for his cabinet members, President Muhammadu Buhari defined the ethos that would undergird the workings of the team, stressing complementarity and synergy...
Health financing and the crisis of healthcare system in Nigeria - Part 2
Unfortunately, the success of a robust and functional financing regime for the sustainability of the health sector and the achievement of an efficient healthcare delivery hinges on the balance that a country is able to achieve between its current health financing needs and health spending. As we have noted earlier, Nigeria’s budgetary allocation to health…
All eyes on monetary and fiscal managers
Despite the apprehension hovering over the political terrain on account of the forthcoming general elections in Febriary, Year 2019 has ushered...