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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: National Assembly has no constitutional right to rewrite, pass the budget

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says the national assembly has no constitutional right to rewrite and pass the budget.

National Assembly: Why we adjusted 2018 Budget

The two chambers of the National Assembly have said the decision to adjust the 2018 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari was to correct lopsidedness and imbalance in the estimates.

Ex-CIBN chief blames National Assembly for tampering with 2018 Budget

Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
Dino Melaye

2018 Budget: National Assembly not department in presidency – Senator Melaye

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday said that the National Assembly was not a department in the Presidency.

Federal government spends N5.30 billion on national grazing reserve development

The Federal Government has budget over N5.30bn for the National Grazing Reserve Development, while N25.1 billion is for the promotion and development of Value Chain across more than thirty different commodities.

National Assembly not worrying about President Buhari’s budget concerns

The Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate, Alhaji Bala Ibn Na’allah, on Wednesday said that the National Assembly was unperturbed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s concerns about the adjustments it made in the 2018 Appropriation Bill.

President Buhari: I was compelled to sign 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.

President Buhari signs 2018 budget into law

In his budget signing speech made available on his Medium page, the president said he had hoped that the legislative process on the budget would be quick.

President Buhari signs 2018 budget next week

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law next week, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said.

US Congress expresses concern over herdsmen killings, urges President Buhari to speak out

The United States Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen.

Presidency confirms receipt of 2018 Budget

With the development, officials of the Executive arm of government are expected to scrutinise the document alongside the one submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly last year.

FRC: 2018 budget passage a relief to the nation

Mr Victor Muruako, Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), says the passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill by the National Assembly is a relief to the nation.

2018 Budget: 2.3m bpd oil benchmark too optimistic – BudgIT

BudgIT, a civil society organisation, has expressed disapproval of the recently passed 2018 budget as being overly optimistic, especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators.

Senator Goje: Minimum wage, subsidy not in 2018 budget

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Danjuma Goje, has said that no provision was made in the 2018 Budget for any increase in minimum wage during the year.

National Assembly passes 2018 Budget with N508bn increment

The Budget was increased by the legislature by N508 billion, from N8.61 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari in Appropriation Bill presented to the assembly in November, 2017.

House of Representatives to pass 2018 budget Wednesday

The House of Representatives on Tuesday said the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion would be passed on Wednesday.

National Assembly urged to expedite budget passage

The Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA), has urged the National Assembly to aid economic growth by not reneging on its pledge to pass the 2018 Budget on May 16.

Governor Amosun signs 2018 appropriation bill into law

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.

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