NOVEMBER 28th, 2017
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BUDGET: FG ADJUSTS 2018-2020 MTEF/FSP BY N1.5TN
The Federal Government on Monday gave details of the adjustments it made to the 2018-2020 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, explaining that they were incorporated in the 2018 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly on November 7 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
NOVEMBER 21st, 2017
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FG Restates Pledge to ERGP Implementation
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to full implementation of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).
NOVEMBER 20th, 2017
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2018 Budget: 71 top projects to gulp N737bn
The Federal Government has proposed N737.05 billion for the execution of 71 top projects in seven ministries.
NOVEMBER 14th 2017
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Budget: FG earmarks N1.76tr to settle domestic debts
The federal government has set aside N1.76 trillion in 2018 appropriation bill, equivalent to 87.38 per cent of the debt service amount, for the settlement of domestic obligations.
NOVEMBER 13th, 2017
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DEBTS, DEFICITS AND THE 2018 BUDGET: THE BIG PICTURE – PAGE 34
On November 7, President Muhammadu Buhari, in accordance with Section 81 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended, presented the 2018 federal Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly. The budget expenditure is in the sum of N8.612tn which is a 16 per cent increase over the 2017 figure; retained revenue of N6.607tn being 30 per cent above the 2017 estimates and a deficit of N2.005tn.
NOVEMBER 9th, 2017
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BUDGET 2018: BETTER DAYS ARE COMING, SAY EXPERTS
There is optimism in the land over the 2018 budget.
The hope of a better time is based on the fact that economic indicators have improved.
NOVEMBER 7th, 2017
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Buhari presents 2018 budget estimates today
As president Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2018 budget to the National Assembly today, there are concerns over the poor implementation of this year’sestimates.