Tag: 2016 Budget

News Summary 27th March 2017 : 2016 Budget Capital Release Hit One Trillion

inno.korie- March 27, 2017

2016 Budget Capital Release Hit One Trillion Capital released to Federal ministries departments and agencies for the 2016 budget have reached a record 1 trillion ... Read More

No Proposal of New Official VP’s Residence In 2016 or 2017 Budgets

Tanimu- February 19, 2017

Laolu Akande, Abuja: For the umpteenth time, we like to clarify that the proposed plan of the immediate past administration to build a new official ... Read More

FIRS Makes N3.3 Trillion In 2016, Shreds Earlier Reports Of Revenue Made

Henry Solomon- February 15, 2017

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) made a record N3.303 trillion in 2016, its chairman Babatunde Fowler disclosed in Lagos, shredding earlier reports of the revenue made ... Read More

AfDB President: Nigeria Is Too Big To Fail

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2016

President of the African Development Bank, AfDB Dr. Akinwumi Adesina with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria The African Development Bank (AfDB) has restated its commitment ... Read More

News Summary on NTA, 11th Nov 2016; Buhari Swears In New Acting CJN

admin- November 11, 2016

President Buhari Swears in Walter Samuel Onnoghen as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the nation's judiciary to remain in ... Read More

Nigerian Government Will Release N60bn to Boost Economy – Kemi Adeosun

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 29, 2016

The Nigerian government says it will release an additional sixty billion naira, N60bn, next week, as part of  ongoing efforts to tackle infrastructure deficit and ... Read More

Speaker Yakubu Dogara Gives Rep. Jibrin 7-Days To Apologize and Retract Statement

admin- July 28, 2016

Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representative Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven day ultimatum to Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin ... Read More

Be Vigilant Of National Assembly, Obasanjo Tells Buhari

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2016

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on visited the state house Monday and delivered messages from the Presidents of Liberia and Gambia to President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo ... Read More

NLC Strike Update: Nigeria Labour Congress States Reasons for Suspension

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2016

An emergency meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held today, Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Bolton White Hotels, ... Read More

FG Takes Palliative Measures To Impact 8 Million Lives

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2016

The Federal Government says it will directly impact the lives of more than 8 million Nigerians in different social investment as contained in the 2016 ... Read More

‘Budget of Change’ To Fulfill Government’s Part In The Social Contract – Buhari

Henry Solomon- May 7, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the 2016 Appropriation Bill of N6.06 trillion into law with an oil benchmark of $38 dollars per barrel. The ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Remarks At The Signing Of The #2016Budget

Henry Solomon- May 6, 2016

It gives me great pleasure today to sign the first full-year budget of this administration into law. I thank the leadership of the National Assembly, ... Read More

FG To Execute 34 Human Development Programmes In The 2016 Budget

Henry Solomon- May 5, 2016

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said the Federal Government has planned to execute 34 priority programmes as part ... Read More

Rice And Wheat Farmers Are Important Under Buhari’s Presidency – Vice President Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- May 5, 2016

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN says the Buhari presidency has a clear idea on how to execute its agricultural policy to achieve self-sufficiency in ... Read More

Nigeria Lost $15bn In security Spending Under Jonathan – Yemi Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2016

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria has lost about $15B to fraudulent and corrupt practices in the security equipment spending during the last administration. ... Read More

Federal Government Already Planning For The 2017 Budget

Henry Solomon- April 29, 2016

The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has said that it has started preparation of the 2017 budget to enhance economic development. Hajia Zainab Ahmed, ... Read More

Federal Government To Prioritize Ilorin-Jebba Road – Fashola

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2016

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said that the Federal Government will give urgent attention to the rehabilitation of the ... Read More

#Budget2016: Facts From Budget Ministry On Details Controversy

Tanimu- April 12, 2016

In view of the recent controversies surrounding the 2016 budget, it has become necessary to state the following so as to set the facts straight: ... Read More

2016 Budget: Keep Your Promise To Pass Budget on March 17, APGA Says To NASS

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2016

Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Dr Victor Oye, in an interview with the ... Read More

N20bn Required To Purchase Modern Equipment For Customs Ports Operations- CG Ali

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2016

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs, Rtd. Col. Hameed Ali, says that the service would require N20 billion to purchase new equipment for its operations at ... Read More