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Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.
Speaking on the factors that should determine, who heads the Ministry of Finance, National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, said Nigerians do not want someone who would learn on the job.
The classification, contained in a report released Thursday by the U.S Department Of State, means Nigeria’s budgeting process, including its contracting and licensing processes in the extractive industry, did not meet the standards required of the American government.
The Kaduna State Government says its major priority in its 2020 budget is completion of uncompleted projects carried over from 2019 budget.
The execution of Nigeria’s N8.91 trillion 2019 budget is being threatened as the price of Bonny Light, the nation’s premium oil grade slides further from $60.86 to $57.21 per barrel, indicating a drop of $3.65.
The Presidency said, weekend, that the Federal Government had earmarked N2.25 billion for the implementation of Ruga settlements in the 2019 budget.
Ogun State Governor, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun, says he wants the proposed 2020 Budget to be a springboard for implementation of his administration’s economic developmental plan, which seeks to create wealth and re-position the economic well-being of the people.
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, said he would present amended Security Trust Fund to the state house of assembly to strengthen the safety of lives and property.
A former member of the House of Representatives, Tony Nwulu, has defended his decision to report Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of the Order Paper online newspaper, to the police.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the world’s fifth-biggest economy appeared to have flat-lined or possibly contracted in the second quarter, some of which was probably “pay-back” after Brexit-related stock building in early 2019.
The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday urged the Presidency to ensure the early submission of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, to allow for the early passage of the 2020 budget.
The Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA) has approved the sum of N10 billion for the State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, to spend on entertainment for 2019, financial assistance, N10b and contingency allowance N4b.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has said his request and that of his party to inspect the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission was not rejected by the Presidential Election Tribunal.
Presidency: President Buhari to consult Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila about 2019 budget
The 2018 budget has lapsed, putting pressure on the Federal Government to begin the implementation of the 2019 budget, according to a report.
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to pay more attention to the areas of security, health, education and agriculture so as to address the menace of poverty in the society.
Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, failed to persuade the Supreme Court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant them access to the controversial server they said was used to electronically transmit results of the February 23 presidential election.
Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation.
Liverpool's defenders play "like animals", according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.
Bundesliga second division side Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after getting a call up to showcase his skills with the Super Eagles.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.
The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.
Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
The Voice of Nigeria, the mass communication apparatus dedicated to dissemination of information from the country to the outside world, has applauded the improved global reputation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was accentuated with the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director.