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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.
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.
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.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday said the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion would be passed on Wednesday.
The National Assembly has increased the amount of the 2018 budget to N9.120 trillion from N8.612 trillion.
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.
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.
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.
The implementation of the new national minimum wage would commence in the third quarter of this year, the Federal Government announced on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the proposed establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility and Aviation Leasing Company (ALC) in the country will boost aviation business.
Data from the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) have shown that three electricity distribution companies (DisCos) made zero remittance to generation companies (GenCos) from the N8.68 billion invoice of February 2018.
The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, says it will deploy 424 police personnel to ensure adequate security of life and property during the international friendly between Super Eagles and Atletico Madrid.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has stated that over N4 billion has been approved for additional payment to housing contractors across the country in demonstration of government’s commitment to its National Housing Programme initiative.
Staff of Adamawa Agricultural Development and Investment Ltd (AADIL), have cried out over non payment of their salaries since 2014 and urged Gov. Muhamadu Bindow to intervene in their plight.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent best wishes to Muslims in Nigeria and across the world as they commence the 30-day Ramadan fast.
Mohammed denied the allegations, but said he, too, was no longer interested in the marriage. He, however, did not object to the wife’s request for a divorce.
Troops of 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Sokoto, operating under Corridor 1 of Operation Idon Raini in Zamfara State, has killed a suspected bandit terrorising the state.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has fuelled speculation of a summer transfer for Neymar by stating that "nothing and nobody is bigger than the club".
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission on Wednesday withdrew charges filed against a former governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah David Jang, saying it was to avoid abuse of court processes.