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Budget of Recovery and Growth
The federal government on Monday said it released N1.2 trillion to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.
The Federal Government on Monday disclosed it has achieved the capital budget performance of 47 percent in 2017, stressing that it hopes to achieve 50 percent before the end of the year.
This scary figure tells us that the country is not broke and that even if we are only about to reach the shore from the choppy seas of our wobbly economic management and recession, we have reasons to hope for a brighter future. The president calls it a budget of consolidation. He called this year’s budget Budget of Recovery and Growth.
President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.
The Presidency on Friday came down hard on some leaders who recently faulted the way President Muhamamdu Buhari is handling the nation’s security challenges, describing them as selfish leaders.
Asian markets advanced Friday, with Shanghai gaining two percent as China's weak yuan currency defied US President Donald Trump's criticism of a strong dollar and Fed rate hikes.
After Juve completed the £105m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week, the Serie A club need to sell some players due to UEFA's FFP rules.
An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
A quack doctor, Adewale Owolanke, operating an illegal hospital, which have caused the death of many innocent people, has been arrested.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has appealed to the Katsina State Government to intensify efforts on drainage construction.
Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says the decision to give France a penalty against Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final in Moscow was "100 per cent" wrong.
No fewer than five persons have been arrested by police in Ado Ekiti for allegedly distributing money to voters during the governorship election .