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Federal Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning
The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Aliyu Ahmed, announced the figure after its meeting yesterday.
The Federal Government on Monday attributed the delay in payment of salaries in some Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the fact that the 2020 Budget was passed into law before the conclusion of negotiation on the new minimum wage and its consequential adjustment.
The Senate on Monday urged the Federal Government to provide substantial bailout fund to airline operators in the country to revamp the aviation sector in view of the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
Agba made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing the House of Representatives Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners on Donor Funds Receipts, Transfers and Disbursement to Government Agencies, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has announced indefinite postponement of its 26th summit which was scheduled to hold on Oct. 26 and 27.
The Federal Government has expressed its determination to continue funding the 2020 budget to ensure that the economy recovers as projected, even as the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by -6.10 percent in the second quarter of 2020.
The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) at its virtual meeting on Wednesday, shared to the three tiers of government, a total sum of N676.407 billion as federation allocation for the month of July, 2020.
The World Bank will by September 30, reward states with $2.5 million each in performance-based grants if they implement, tax relief programmes for individuals and business owners as part of efforts to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government says it is ready to support the 36 states to recover the backlog of stamp duties and generate more revenues for the country.
The former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the incumbent Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, are expected to appear in person before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts to give accounts on the sum of 1.7 trillion naira appropriated for the implementation of National Social Investment Programmes from 2016 to 2019.
Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.
The National Association of Private School Teachers (NAPST) has urged the Nigerian government to provide its members interest-free loans repayable gradually from when schools resume.
Speech by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the signing into law of the Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, 2020 Presidential Villa, Abuja. Friday, 10TH July, 2019
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Joint Planning Committee (JPC) for the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) scheduled to hold in October 2020.
The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) has restated its call for a honest implementation of the federal government’s whistleblower blower policy as a way of ensuring the success of the war against corruption.
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said that Nigeria is in a crisis state following its rising debt profile which he described as alarming.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for the immediate review of the privatization exercise of the power sector by previous administrations.
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Governor Bello Masari of katsina State has approved automatic employment of first class graduates of the state University: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU, into the civil service of the state.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned the newly-promoted generals against coup plots.
The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini, on Friday said that following the COVID-19 global pandemic and the lessons drawn, the House was set to be transformed into an E-Paliarment where members can participate in the proceedings of the House even from remote locations. The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini, on Friday said that following the COVID-19 global pandemic and the lessons drawn, the House was set to be transformed into an E-Paliarment where members can participate in the proceedings of the House even from remote locations.
Management of Air Peace on Saturday in Lagos announced the arrival of one of its aircraft, a Boeing 737, which has been undergoing C-Check maintenance in Europe.
The Police Command in Benue says it has arrested Mr Jeremiah Nnamdi, a student of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) over the alleged killing of an associate professor at the institution, Karl Kwaghger.
Newsmen note that Damasus and Aboderin got married in 1999 but the marriage did not last long as Aboderin died in 2004 leaving behind two daughters.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has appointed a National Task Team on COVID-19 vaccine, tasked with the responsibility to acquire and deploy vaccines in the country.
Maduka Okoye will be looking to keep a third clean sheet in his fifth Dutch Eredivisie game of the season tonight when Sparta Rotterdam host FC Emmen at the Sparta Stadion.
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has been lauded for the disciplined and prudent management of the affairs of the ministry, particularly his rejection of the humongous bill of N81 million presented by Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for the cutting of grass in MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
According to a communique of the congress signed by a three-member Communique Drafting Committee, and and made available to newsmen, the elections into both the board of AnSFA and local government football associations on October 29th and 30th 2020 respectively were ratified.