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2019 Elections: Buhari requests additional  N242bn for INEC, security agencies

Jude Johnson with Agency report The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its security agencies to enable them successfully conduct the 2019 general elections. The letter, which was read by Saraki at plenary on Tuesday, indicated that Buhari

Buhari signs 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday signed the N9.12 trillion 2018 appropriation bill into law. Buhari signed the budget at about 12 noon on Wednesday inside his office at the presidential villa Abuja. The two chambers of the National Assembly passed the 2018 budget on May 16, six months after it was

YIAGA faults MDAs on 2018 budget preparations

Babatunde Abiodun  A survey by a non- governmental organisation, YIAGA has revealed that in preparing the 2018 budget, most of the government ministries, departments and agencies did not apply the principles of good budgeting such as adequacy, equity, transparency and efficient allocation of resources. Taking an analysis of the N8.612 trillion 2018

2018 Budget Speech: Budget of Consolidation

Delivered by: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja  Tuesday, 7TH of November 2017 PROTOCOLS 1.            I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of

Buhari budgets N600bn defence sector expenditure  in 2018

•Lists N/Delta, NEDC top security priorities Jude Johnson  The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari indicated that defence spending for 2018 will be approximately N600 billion out of the N8.6 trillion presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday in Abuja. A breakdown of the expenditure shows that N145billion is budgeted for capital