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2018 budget: Experts seek change in disbursement, implementation

Some financial experts on Thursday said the Federal Government must change its approach towards the implementation and disbursement of the annual budget for it to impact positively on Nigerians.

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.

Senator Tejuosho: NYSC members to get health insurance in 2018 budget

Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, says health insurance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been included in the 2018 budget.

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 increases 2018 budget to N9.1 trillion

The National Assembly has increased the amount of the 2018 budget to N9.120 trillion from N8.612 trillion.

Senate receives 2018 budget report

The report was laid on Tuesday by Danjuma Goje, chairman of the senate’s appropriation committee.

Senate receives report on 2018 Budget Tuesday

The 2018 Budget has been on the front burner in recent times as many people have blamed the National for purposely delaying the budget as using it as a tool against the Executive.

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.

Senate President Saraki warns 20 committees over 2018 budget reports

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday gave a warning to chairpersons of Senate committees on the need to submit their reports on the 2018 budget.

Budget Office: Why passage of 2018 budget is being delayed

The Budget Office of the Federation has debunked claims that the 2018 budget has not been passed because some details required for its passage were not submitted.

Chris Ngige: New minimum wage implementation begins third quarter

The implementation of the new national minimum wage would commence in the third quarter of this year, the Federal Government announced on Monday.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi, lawmakers clash over 2018 budget figures

Lawmakers at the National Assembly, the Minster of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday disagreed over figures presented in the 2018 Budget of the ministry.

2018 budget cannot be padded – Ben Akabueze

The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, says the Federal Government’s 2018 Budget cannot be padded.

Lagos Assembly to pass 2018 budget by January 31

The Lagos State House of Assembly is to pass the state’s 2018 Budget Bill before the end of January.

Explain N2.3 billion liability on dredging/flood control – PDP tells Governor Aregbesola

The South West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, to explain how he incurred a liability of N2.3 billion on dredging of streams in the state.

We’ll complete all on-going projects in 2018 – Governor Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has assured that his administration would complete all the projects it has embarked upon before the end of his tenure in 2018.

Gombe’s N104.9 billion budget for future security – Governor Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has explained that the sum of N104.9b estimate contained in the 2018 budget of the state is aimed at securing the future social wellbeing of Gombe people.

Governor Bello presents N147.8bn 2018 budget to Kogi Assembly

Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Thursday presented the 2018 appropriation bill of N147.8 billion before the house of assembly for consideration and approval.

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