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National Assembly: Hold Police, DSS Responsible If Muhammadu Buhari Can’t Present Budget

The management and leadership of the National Assembly have explained why they invited the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services to secure the complex. The leadership is led by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, while the management is led by Clerk to the National…

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I’ll Lay 2019 Budget On Wednesday, Buhari Writes NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has notified the National Assembly of his intention to ‎lay the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday next week. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, read the President’s letter at the plenary on Thursday. Members of the House, however, condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, for blaming…

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Just In, President Buhari Approves 2019 Budget To Be Presented To NASS

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has just approved the proposals for the 2019 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma, has disclosed this to State House Correspondents in Abuja. A special session of FEC on the budget ended a few minutes ago. Udo-Udoma stated that the next…

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President Buhari Presides over FEC Meeting Ahead Of 2019 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a special Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting aimed to finalise works on the 2019 budget.   Adebayo Shittu, communications, and Solomon Dalung, Minister of Sports and Youth Development, took the opening prayer. The meeting is to exhaustively deliberate on the budget before transmitting it to the National Assembly.…

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2019 Elections! Senator Enang Raises Concern Over NASS Silence On Budgets

  Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections on the 17th of August in Abuja. Sen.Enang, while addressing the National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National…

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2017 Budget to be Rolled Over into 2018, Minister of Finance Adeosun Reveals

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has revealed Federal Government’s plan to roll over at least 60 per cent of 2017 capital projects to 2018 budget proposal. Adeosun made this known when she appeared before the Senate Joint Committees on Finance and Appropriations. She was accompanied by the Minister for Budget and National Planning,…

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Budget: FG Moves to Return to January-December Fiscal Year

The Federal Government on Tuesday started a move to return the country back to a predictable January to December fiscal year with early preparation of the 2018 budget proposals. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma said this in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, James Akpandem in Abuja. Udoma said that the ministry…

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Presidency Denies Waiting for Buhari’s Return as Deadline for Assent of 2017 Budget Approaches

The presidency has denied any report that claimed the 2017 budget has not been assented to because it was subtly waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to return from his trip to the United Kingdom. According to the presidency, the rumours were spurious since Buhari transmitted full presidential powers to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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