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The Federal Government has announced that it was fine-tuning arrangements to embark on a 30-year economic long-term development plan.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
Political Economist and Public Service Reforms advocate, Dr. Joe Abah, has explained to Seun Onigbinde the implications of accepting public office appointment after being a critic of the same administration.
Mr. Seun Onigbinde, a critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) and Co-founder of BudgIT, who was recently appointed Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has resigned his appointment.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
The Federal Government is developing a comprehensive National Plan which will steer the country towards the direction of nation building and economic growth.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Ikanade Agba, has urged the staff of the ministry to work as a team to ensure that next 2020 Budget is ready next month.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Mrs Zainab Ahmed has left her role as Minister of State for Budget and National Planning to focus fully on overseeing the Ministry of Finance.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance.
Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Supervising Minister of Finance, has resumed duty, New Telegraph can confirm.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to further improve the wellbeing of the Nigerian child by increasing the Children Protection Systems in Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation has urged countries to increase spending on primary healthcare by at least one per cent of their Gross Domestic Product in order to eliminate the gaps that still exist in accessing healthcare.
Ernesto Valverde dismissed claims of Barcelona being in crisis as nothing more than a quirk of modern football as he remained relaxed about speculation over his future.
Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic lives of the people.
The U.S. seeks to use the recent drone attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities to its utmost advantage by striking billion-dollar deals and attaining a permanent presence in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Monday commenced a three-day visit to the U.S. amid a controversy over a recent phone call between the Ukrainian leader and U.S. President Donald Trump.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Zaria, Kaduna State, has remanded a housewife, Mrs. Nnennaya Edmond, in prison for allegedly pouring hot water on a nursing mother and her 10-month-old baby.
Former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on Saturday urged Igbos to ensure ensure peaceful coexistence with other ethnic nationalities in the country and make Nigerians continue to feel their positive impact.
The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will retain Glasgow Rangers forward Joe Aribo for the October 13 international friendly against Brazil in Singapore, but will drop fellow new boys Dennis Bonaventure and Josh Maja for the clash, it was learnt.