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Experts hopeful of better budget implementation

Experts hopeful of better budget implementation

Feyisayo Popoola Economic, financial and  accounting experts have expressed optimism of a better implementation of projects contained in the 2018 budget. The budget, which was signed on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari, had a total size of N9.12tn. The experts, who spoke during separate interviews with our correspondent, said being an election year, there was […] …

How far can 2018 budget go?

How far can 2018 budget go?

The 2018 budget passed into law last Wednesday, a record 200 days after the fiscal policy was first presented to a joint session of the lower and upper legislative chambers, has fueled fears in some quarters that the attendant delay may have a rippled negative effect on the economy. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf in this reportRead More
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Experts decry late passage of 2018 budget

Experts decry late passage of 2018 budget

A cross-section of experts have described as scandalous the perennial delay in the passage of the nation’s fiscal policy, warning that  unless something critical is done the economy will continue to take the hit. The experts spoke at the weekend against the backdrop of the 2018 Appropriation Bill signed into law by President Muhammadu BuhariRead More
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2018 Budget: “You’re Greedy” – Presidency Tells National Assembly

The accusations and counter-accusations over the 2018 budget continued on Friday with the presidency accusing the National Assembly of greed. The National Assembly had earlier on Friday defended its alteration of the budget after an earlier accusation by President Buhari. However, in a statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the presidency said the lawmakers apart […]
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We adjustmented, reduced 2018 budget in order to address geo-political imbalances – NASS

The National Assembly has said that the 2018 budget was adjustments and reduced so as to address geo-political imbalances and that the figures given by the presidency as the amounts of reductions made by the National Assembly were unduly exaggerated.
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Presidency fires back: N’assembly got N270bn but still distorted the budget

Presidency fires back: N’assembly got N270bn but still distorted the budget

The presidency has taken another swipe at the national assembly over the 2018 budget, accusing the lawmakers of not being contended with the N170 billion funds for constituency projects. Reacting
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NASS Replies Buhari, Defends Changes Made To 2018 Budget (FULL TEXT)

The National Assembly has replied President Muhammadu Buhari’s criticism of the amendments made to the 2018 budget explaining why certain projects were injected into the budget. In a 12-page statement titled, ‘The President’s Budget Speech: Our Response” and signed by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi

Budget Cuts: S’East senators fault slash of N2bn allocation for Enugu airport to N500m

SOUTH East Senate Caucus, yesterday picked holes in the 2018 budget that was  on Wednesday  signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing as totally unacceptable, the reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Enugu Airport Terminal.
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