A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgement has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to him reports of their investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 budget by...
The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications on Thursday was shocked about the finances of Ministry of Communications and threw out the N6.97 billion 2017 budget proposal.
The rejection followed the ministry’s failure to provide satisfactory details of the 2016 budget...
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma has announced that 2017 appropriation bill which will be presented to the National Assembly next week is well prepared.
He said this after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday presided over by President Muhammadu...
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Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for virements totalling N280bn in the 2016 budget to cater for some sectors of the economy.
The virement is to take care of shortfall in provisions for personnel costs, inadequate provision for the amnesty programme...
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Monday, said that the Federal Government has spent N3.577 trillion as at September out of the N6.06 trillion budgeted for 2016.
Udoma made this disclosure yesterday in Lagos at the KPMG CFO Forum.
He said that there have...
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Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has said a total of N2.5trillion has been released by President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government out of the N6.06trllion appropriated for the 2016 fiscal year.
Udoma who appeared before the Senate Committee on...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded a requested to the National Assembly seeking approval for a sum of N180.8 billion as a virement to fund shortfalls in the 2016 Budget.
Virement is an administrative transfer of funds from one part of a budget to another.
The request is said to cater...
President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme has kicked off with Biometric Capture and Account Opening in Borno IDP Camps.
The Conditional Cash Transfer is part of the scheme under the 'Social Investment Programmes' that will pay 5,000 Naira...
“Tell me anyway - maybe I can find the truth by comparing the lies.”- Leon Trotsky. The concerns and alarming alarm raised by Hon. Abdulmumin Jubrin, the past chairman, House Committee on Budget and Appropriation, is a welcome development.
The various statements made public by this Honourable...
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, yesterday, said, President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government may review the 2016 budget owing to dwindling resources.
Udo Udoma, who spoke yesterday at a Town Hall meeting in Abuja, noted that the disparity between projected...
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Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin on an exclusive interview with Channels television explained in details issues surrounding the padding of the 2016 Budget.
Jubrin, however said he has since submitted enough documents to the anti-graft...
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Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the federal house of representatives, has vowed to expose Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, until he is removed.
Jibrin on Thursday accused Dogara of diverting a federal government project to his farm in Nasarawa.
He said: “Allegation no21 to Mr Speaker:why did...
Nigeria's former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has called for strict punishment for the lawmakers responsible for the padding of the 2016 budget, The Nation says.
Speaking on Wednesday night, he wondered why the issue had become the order of the day.
"If anybody is doing that (budget padding)...
Police authorities has directed detectives to probe the allegations of budget padding leveled against House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other lawmakers by Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin, Punch reports.
Jibrin had accused Dogara, his deputy, Yusuf Lasun, the Chief Whip, Alhassan...
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has issued a statement in reply to accusations of corruption leveled against him and the house by sacked Chairman of Appropriation Committee, Hon. Abdulmumuni Jibrin.
Here's the statement:
“Our attention has been down to media statements...
Honourable Jibrin Abdulmulmin, the former Chairman of Reps' Appropriation Committee, has taken responsibility for padding of the 2016 budget.
Hon. Jibrin was sacked as Chairman of the committee yesterday by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Speaking afterwards, he said he resigned and although he...
The Presidency Sunday night attributed the slow implementation of the 2016 to the crisis in the Niger Delta region, saying that the economy has been largely affected.
Recalled that there had been incessant bombing of national oil and gas assets by the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA which has grossly...
President Muhammadu Buhari wrote the National Assembly on Tuesday to submit the 2016 budgets of 38 of the agencies listed under the Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2007.
According to the act, the budgets of the listed agencies should be attached to the national budget and presented to the...
President Muhammadu Buhari wrote the National Assembly on Tuesday to submit the 2016 budgets of 38 of the agencies listed under the Fiscal Responsible Act, 2007.
The Act provides that the budgets of the listed agencies should be attached to the national budget and presented to the National...
As captured in the 2016 Appropriation budget, below is the list of Capital projects and costs in the South South with every state covered in Power, Works, Housing & Railways
NIGERIAN RAILWAY MODERNIZATION PROJECT: LAGOS - CALABAR STANDARD GAUGE RAIL LINE PROJECT : 60,000,000,000...
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