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Experts: Budget cycle inconsistency hindering economic, development

Over the years, the nation’s budget cycle has been inconsistent without a definite pattern, giving room for speculations and poor implementation.

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.

Expert advises MPC to fix lending rates for banks

Mr Eze Onyekpere, the Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice has called on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to fix interest rates on bank loans to check the high rate by financial institutions.

Budget Office defends proposals in 2018 Appropriation Bill

Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Ben Akabueze, yesterday, yesterday defended what has been described as frivolous and suspicious items in the 2018 budget while trying to clarify issues raised by public analysts and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the 2018 budget estimates for the country.

US must not have double standards for terrorists – CESJET

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), a civil society group, has condemned the refusal of the United State government to recognise the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group.

Get technocrats to manage economy – Group tells Buhari

The Centre for Social Justice on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet by getting technocrats to effectively manage key sectors of the Nigerian economy.

Recession exit: Rejig cabinet to stimulate recovery – Group tells Buhari

The Centre for Social Justice on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet by getting technocrats that would effectively manage key sectors of the Nigerian economy.

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