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Yobe government budgets N91.6 billion for 2019

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, announced N91,647,597,000 as budget for 2019, which he presented before the state House of Assembly, tagging it Budget of Consolidation.
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Banks review ATM cash withdrawal overseas

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) and First City Monument Bank (FCMB), it said, at the weekend raised their monthly card spending limit on overseas PoS and online transactions from $1,000 to $3,000 and around $2,000 to $5,000.
Senator Udoma Udo Udoma – Minister for Budget and National Planning

Minister: 2018 budget achievable with cooperation of National Assembly

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, on Thursday, says 2018 budget projections are achievable with cooperation from the National Assembly and other stakeholders.

Minister: Federal government will ensure effective implementation of 2018 Budget

The Federal Government says it is determined to ensure effective implementation of the 2018 Budget notwithstanding the delay it encountered before it was signed into law.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government feeds 8.7m school children

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government has no fewer than 8.7 million school children in its Home Grown School Feeding Programme.
Senator Udoma Udo Udoma – Minister for Budget and National Planning

2018 Budget: Federal government to borrow N1.6 trillion to fund deficit – minister

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says the Federal Government will borrow N1.6 trillion to finance part of the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget.

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.

Senator Udoma: Why President Buhari has not signed 2018 budget

Nigerians expecting to have approved 2018 appropriation law before the expiration of 2017 budget next Thursday may have to wait a little longer as President Muhammadu Buhari is at the moment reviewing the Appropriation Bill recently passed by the National Assembly.

Group says delay in passage of 2018 budget impacts negatively on economy

Mr Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget is impacting negatively on the economy.

2018 Budget: Bwari area council proposes over N4.7 billion

The Chairman Bwari Area Council, Mr Musa Dikko, on Thursday in Abuja presented the council’s 2018 budget proposal of over N4.7 billion to members of the Council’s Legislative.

Rivers Assembly passes N510bn 2018 Appropriation Bill into law

The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill, christened ‘Budget of Consolidation’ into law.

2018 budget: Federal govt to spend N40 billion on SDGs intervention programmes

The Federal Government has voted over N40bn in the 2018 budget to meet up with the Sustainable Development Goals programmes (SDGs), which used to be Millennium Development Goals.

Oil price inches towards $70, 44% above benchmark

Crude oil price has risen by $20 per barrel above Nigeria’s benchmark of N45 a barrel in the 2018 proposed yearly budget.

Governor El-Rufai signs N216.55 billion 2018 Budget into law

Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, signed into law the N216.55 billion for the 2018 budget, saying the full implementation will commence 1st January next year.

2018 Budget: Lagos assemblyman calls for more budgetary allocation to education

A lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Olusola Sokunle, has called for more budgetary allocation to education sector to position the nation rightly in the path of development.

2019 polls: Nobody can tackle Buhari on lack of projects – Senator Gemade

Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade, has stated that nobody can fault President Muhammadu Buhari on lack of projects on ground to show ahead of 2019.

2018 Budget: FRC chief Victor Muruako urges federal govt to consolidate on agricultural gains

Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Mr Victor Muruako, has advised the Federal Government to consolidate on the gains in the agricultural sector to realise its projections for the 2018 budget.

Economist advocates full implementation of 2018 Budget

An economist, Prof. Okey Onuchukwwu, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to ensure full implementation of the 2018 budget when passed into law.

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