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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 Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, on Wednesday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing most of his first-term cabinet members with new hands.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him up at night.
The federal government says it is caught between a rock and hard place on how to raise additional N102.84 billion to bridge the funding gap created in the 2019 budget as a result of the increase of N90.3 billion by the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law, said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law.
Current ministers who excelled during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term will be considered for automatic appointment into his cabinet during his second term in order to ensure continuity, according to a report.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved the total of sum of N977.7 million for the N-Creative and N-Tech trainings to empower 3,500 beneficiaries in Northern and Southern Nigeria respectively.
Nigeria’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy. She made the emphasis against the backdrop of long queues emerging at some filling stations amid the fear that a removal was imminent.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance to sell all recovered and liability-free assets in six months.
The federal government has concluded plans to increase revenue by introducing new taxes, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, told lawmakers on Wednesday.
A notice by Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr. Babatunde Fowler of government’s intention to raise the rate of value added tax (VAT) before the end of 2019 is presently causing ripples among various categories of Nigerians.
Udoma Udo Udoma, the minister of budget and national planning, says the federal government will sell some of its stakes in joint ventures with Shell and Chevron to improve its finances.
President of United Labour Congress (ULC), Mr. Joe Ajaero, has said any increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted except it is discussed with stakeholders in the Labour market.
Dr Samuel Nzekwe, former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, has advised the Federal Government to intensify efforts in getting more people to pay Value Added Taxes.
The Federal Government would send request to the National Assembly for adjustments to the 2019 budget to reflect ways of sourcing funds to pay the new national minimum wage which was approved by the Senate.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Former governor of Imo State, and senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, was the cynosure of eyes when he walked in while oat of office was being administered on Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Rivers State police command has said it has confirmed that an auto mechanic identified as Chima Ikwunado, died in police custody at the E-Crack in Mile Port Harcourt.
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six internet fraud suspects that includes 22-year-old Sadiku Muniru Dolapo who has been on the Commission’s wanted list.
Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has finally sworn in 16 commissioners seven months after he assumed office without constituting the executive council in the state.