Tag: Budget 2016

Budget Padding Update: House Probes Jibrin on Budget 2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 21, 2016

Abdulmumin Jibrin-Yakubu Dogara(PHOTO: InformationNG) Ikenna Uwadileke(NAN): The allegation by Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former chairman of appropriation committee, that leadership of the House of Representatives rigged ... Read More

NLC’s Stand On The #Budget2016 Padding Controversy

Tanimu- August 4, 2016

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, Abuja: The on-going controversy over the padding of the 2016 budget is an incontrovertible evidence of the inherent weaknesses in our budgeting ... Read More

Dogara Sacked Abdulmumin Jibril, Replaced by Dawaki Mustapha

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 21, 2016

Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives announced Dawaki Mustapha as the new Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations over Abdulmumin Jibrin. This ... Read More

Emefiele: Economic Recession is ‘Imminent’

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 24, 2016

Data released by National Bureau of Statistics showed GDP contracting for 2016Q1 Nigeria’s economy will probably slip into a recession after a four-month delay in ... Read More

Civil Society Groups Call On NLC to Shelve Proposed Strike

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2016

A coalition of civil society organisations has called on the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to shelve their proposed nationwide ... Read More

Senate Finally Passes 2016 Budget of N6.07trn

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 23, 2016

After weeks of delay, the Senate on Wednesday passed the 2016 budget into law following a motion for the passage of 2016 Appropriation of N6.07trn ... Read More

Implementation Of N500bn Intervention Fund In 2016 Budget Not Feasible – Committee On Appropriation

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2016

The Joint Committee on Appropriation says that implementation of N500 billion intervention fund contained in the 2016 budget proposal will not be feasible since there ... Read More