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2018 Appropriation Bill
The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has signed into law the state’s 2018 Appropriation Bill of N343.9 billion for the 2018 Budget.
Ondo State Government is to spend N15b next year to construct roads across the three senatorial districts of the state.
The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced the suspension of further consideration of the 2018 Appropriation Bill following non-implementation of its directive on school fees in the state polytechnic.
Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who is also Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, has urged the Federal Ministry of Transport to ensure delivery of standard gauge rail lines and other vital rail infrastructure to Nigerians before 2019.
Both chambers of the National Assembly have berated the Federal Government’s 2018 budget proposal, saying its assumptions are unrealistic.
The Senate has said Nigerians should not blame the National Assembly if it is unable to meet the December target for the passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill.
The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has earmarked N610 million for the implementation of the ‘Seven Big Wins’, a programme designed by the Ministry to reform the petroleum industry
The senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said the content of the 2018 Appropriation Bill shows that President Muhammadu Buhari has empathy for every section of Nigeria.
A leading economist and financial derivatives analyst, Bismarck Rewane, has said the federal government is not courageous enough to increase its spending in the 2018 budget proposal.
Former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Dr Samuel Nzekwe, has advised the Federal Government to ensure enormous investments in infrastructure to provide growth in the nation’s economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the three tiers of government would receive additional 12 per cent revenues in 2018.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday, promised that the Federal Government would do everything within its power to ensure that the 2018 Appropriation Bill is submitted to the National Assembly in October as earlier promised.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says that the peace and stability of the state is under threat by some forces determined to take the state back to the crises of the past.
President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by his wife, Aisha, were among top government functionaries, which included governors, National Assembly members and captains of industry that attended the wedding of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter, Damilola.
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have taken "total" control of the centre of Afrin, a Kurdish-majority city in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.
For at least the next three years, popular candy TomTom will play the role of ‘Official Candy of the Super Eagles,’ following a contract agreement publicly presented by chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation and Cadbury Nigeria PLC in Lagos on Friday.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has laid heavily into his players despite their 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final win over Brighton at Old Trafford on Saturday night.
FC Barcelona could be without vital midfielder Sergio Busquets for their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg after the club said the Spain international would miss three weeks of action.
The President of the Guinea-Bissau's Football Federation, Manuel Nascimento, says his country will vote for Morocco staging the 2026 World Cup.
Morocco says it will need to spend almost $16 billion to prepare to host the 2026 World Cup, with every proposed stadium and training ground built from scratch or renovated.
Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, has urged Nigerian women to come out and participate actively in the political process by contesting for positions in the 2019 elections.
Days after Sen. Shehu Sani blew the lid by revealing the actual amounts senators receive monthly in form of ‘running costs,’ the Senate has entered a closed door session.