Friday, 8th December 2023


28 Nov
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved a total expenditure of N27.5 trillion for next year, endorsing the continuation of spurious appropriation benchmarks and unambitious public spending. 
28 Nov
Director-General, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr Chinyere Almona, has noted inconsistencies between the federal government's vision of achieving a $1 trillion economy in the next six years and the 2024 – 2026 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).
10 Nov
Senate President Godswill Akpabio has urged President Bola Tinubu to sack any head of government agency that fails to turn up for the public hearing on the 2024-2026 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) at the National Assembly. 
10 Nov
The House of Representatives committee on Finance has read the riot act to all his Ministers and heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) over their lackadaisical attitudes towards the submissions on the 2024-2026 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
1 Nov
The National Assembly, yesterday, received a correspondence from President Bola Tinubu, which contained the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) .
16 Oct
Strict compliance with the January - December life cycle for national budgets, achieved since year 2020, could suffer a setback. In spite of provisions in the Fiscal Responsibility Act for early commencement of budget processing, to ensure prompt realisation of the country's economic objectives for the year, no serious groundwork has begun. One lawmaker lamented…
14 Apr
Law and Order: Law and order is very important to provide appropriate standards and regulations for everyone’s behaviour. The challenge of law and order is huge in Nigeria.


2 mins ago
The Ogun State Government has announced a N50 million reward for anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of the killers of Taiwo Oyekanmi, the state's former Director of Finance and Administration.
7 mins ago
The Federal Government recently opened applications for the Presidential Conditional Loan Scheme to Businesses in Nigeria (including Nano businesses) as part of the Presidential Palliative Program.
10 mins ago
Turkey on Friday hailed a deal between arch-foes Armenia and Azerbaijan to swap prisoners of war and work toward normalising ties torn by decades of strife over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Azerbaijan reclaimed the long-disputed enclave after a lightning offensive against Armenian separatists in September. It was followed by a breakdown in relations between Armenia and…
27 mins ago
The governor of Kaduna State, Uba Sani, has announced that the rebuilding of Tudun Biri village, destroyed by a military airstrike on Sunday, will commence within the next three weeks.
31 mins ago
Salvoes of rockets were launched Friday at the US embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, the mission said, the latest in a flurry of such attacks amid the Israel-Hamas war. "A multi-rocket attack was launched at US and Coalition forces in the vicinity of Union III and the Baghdad embassy complex" without causing any…
32 mins ago
Director of Isaam Couture has launched Atumpan delight collection, a breathtaking ensemble of Afrocentric elegance and contemporary flair. The collection, comprising ten distinct designs, is a testament to Odoom's visionary approach to fashion, seamlessly blending traditional African aesthetics with modern trends. The Atumpan Delight Collection is an ode to the Ankara fabric, a symbol of…
52 mins ago
Sunshine Stars’ ball boy was shot, players and officials were seriously injured as suspected gunmen attacked the club’s team bus on Thursday, December 7, 2023.
1 hour ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has assured that the federal government has put in place measures to tackle youth unemployment as part of effort to stem brain drain through migration.
1 hour ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, December 7, 2023, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Eze Harrison Arinze for defrauding 34 victims in 13 countries of $592,000.
1 hour ago
About 250 South Sudanese soldiers left Goma on Friday, the latest group from an East African Community (EAC) regional force to withdraw from the strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after Kinshasa refused to renew its mandate. The seven-nation EAC first deployed troops in the violence-plagued region in November 2022, at the invitation of the…