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Ango Abdullahi-led NEF slam President Buhari, leaders over northern security crisis

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has attributed the current state of insecurity in the North to the failure of leadership at the three ties of government to address and arrest poverty and underdevelopment.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki releases details of National Assembly’s 2018 budget

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has released details of National Assembly’s 2018 budget in public domain.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Banditry: Senate to make N10bn available for displaced persons in Zamfara

The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki orders clark to make details of National Assembly budget open

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has mandated the Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mohammed Sani-Omolori, to make details of the National Assembly 2019 budget available for passage into law.

ICPC tasks National Assembly on transparency

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has urged the National Assembly to remove the secrecy surrounding its budget for the sake of transparency.
EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

EFCC convicts 192 corrupt persons in three months

EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari directs finance ministry to sell all recovered assets

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance to sell all recovered and liability-free assets in six months.

Federal government spends N300 billion on social investment programmes

The federal government has spent about N300 billion on the National Social Investment Programmes in the last three years.

Senate uncovers N42 billion for financing of private company in 2019 budget

The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment on Monday revealed unlawful illegal financing of a privately owned company with N42 billion in the 2019 Budget proposal submitted for consideration to the National Assembly.

Senate decries poor implementation of 2018 budget

The Senate, yesterday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over what it described as the poor implementation of the 2018 budget, noting that Nigerians were not feeling the impact of government because of the failure of the executive to adequately fund the budget.
Senator Matthew Urhoghide

Senate urges President Buhari to invest more in preventing corruption than fighting it

The Senate has advised the Federal Government to invest more in preventing corruption than fighting it.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: Nigeria to introduce new taxes to increase revenue

The federal government has concluded plans to increase revenue by introducing new taxes, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari signs Zamfara’s 2019 budget into law

Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara State, on Saturday, signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.

Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion 2019 budget into law

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.

Senate suspends plenary for budget defence

The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary until April 2 to enable its standing committees to work on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Federal government to adjust 2019 budget to accommodate new minimum wage

The Federal Government would send request to the National Assembly for adjustments to the 2019 budget to reflect ways of sourcing funds to pay the new national minimum wage which was approved by the Senate.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Senator Udoma: Federal government fiscal strategy targets growth-enhancing sectors

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalization of the 2019 Budget Proposals.

Federal government yet to remove five percent VAT in air transport

About nine months into the Federal Government’s suspension of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) in air transport, airlines are yet to see the implementation.

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