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Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
Mr Momoh Aliyu, a financial expert, has forecast that the early passage and signing of the 2020 budget will position Nigeria on a sound financial background for the year.
The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Edo state’s service sector contributed N1.2 trillion to its N2.3 trillion Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said the federal government adopted a lower oil benchmark price of $57 per barrel for the 2020 budget as against the $60 per barrel in the 2019 budget because of the expected oil glut in 2020, as well as the need to cushion against unexpected price shock.
Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said under-recovery of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as fuel subsidy, will gulp N450 billion in 2020.
Sen. Rochas Okorocha, (APC-Imo West) has called for a reduction in the number of legislators.
The Senate has received a written request from President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2020 Appropriation Bill before a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Senate approves 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP, raises federal government’s expenditure estimates to N10.7 trillion
The Senate on Thursday, approved the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2020 budget by 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has said that the agency’s revenue has increased during the closure of Nigeria’s borders.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that budgets of government owned enterprises (GoEs) are captured in the nation’s annual budget is novel but a most welcome idea.
The Senate Thursday vowed to ensure the merger of some of the over 700 federal agencies in the country believed to be draining the nation’s scarce resources.
The Senate on Wednesday announced formally the receipt of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has condemned the recent attack and killing of innocent people in Kwatas village in Bokkos local government area of the state.
The Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by Eneyi Zidougha of Green Party (GP), challenging the victory of David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in the governorship poll.
Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt has called on the FA to fine Liverpool for their decision to field a weakened team in their Emirates FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury Town.
Adamawa State government on Monday confirmed four suspected cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has asked for the approval of the State House of Assembly to borrow N15billion from Guaranty Trust Bank in the name of the 44 local governments of the state to run his government’s free education policy.
The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has blamed Governor Seyi Makinde and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the murder of a 77-year old APC Chieftain in the state, Alhaji Babatunde Arasi Oreitan, by unknown gunmen.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is not conducting any recruitment and urged prospective applicants to be wary of fraudsters.
Mr Emmanuel Jime, the All Progressives Congress (APC), governorship candidate in the 2019 governorship race in Benue, has accepted in good faith the Supreme Court verdict that affirmed Gov. Samuel Ortom’s re-election.
Smokers who quit smoking at least four weeks or more before their surgical operation are more likely to have lower post-surgical complications, a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report has shown.
Coco Gauff is still learning to drive and was scared when she went on a highway — but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash Friday at the Australian Open.