‘My government has performed creditably’
President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that his administration has impacted positively on Nigerians.He promised to build on the momentum and do even more during his second term in office.
President presents 2019 budget on Wednesday
President Muhammadu Buhari is to present the 2019 appropriation bill to the joint session of the National Assembly next Wednesday. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, dropped the hint yesterday while reading the president’s correspondence at plenary. It read: “May I crave the kind indulgence of the House of Representatives to grant me…
Nigeria issues first gold refining licence
The minister of budget and national planning, Udo Udoma, Monday, said the Nigerian government has issued the first gold refining licence to improve the country's economy. Udoma disclosed this while Speaking at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES24) in Abuja. “Today, I am happy to inform us that the first gold refining licence has been…
Unending reign of frivolity and 2018 budget fears
The word “frivolous” implies something that has no serious purpose or value, and in the context of the national budget...
Men advocate gender parity at WIMBIZ conference
No doubt, in order to bring about balanced change irrespective of gender bias, men are needed to be a part of the solution in creating platforms where the women-folk could ultimately reach their potentials and occupy enviable positions in the society.
Senate grills Adeosun, Udoma over breach in budget implementation
Udo Udoma linked the poor implementation of the budget to the delay by the Senate in approving the Federal Government’s plan to borrow some money to fund the 2017 budget.
FG raises panel on sale of government assets
Despite opposition to the proposal to sell some of the country’s assets, there were indications that the Federal Government is going ahead with the plan.The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma....
Four ministries get 70% of 2017 recurrent vote
Four federal ministries are to take N1.46 trillion of the N2.98 trillion allocation for recurrent expenditure in the 2017 budget.