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by Ajadi Daniel S/N States 2019 Budget (Naira) 1 Abia 140,207,311,290 2 Adamawa 244 billion 3 Akwa-Ibom 672,984,760,760 4 Anambra 157.1 billion 5 Bayelsa 299 billion 6 Bauchi 198,849,074,280 7 Benue 199.7 billion 8 Borno 144.7 billion 9 Cross River 1.04 trillion (Yet to be passed) 10 Delta 390,3 billion 11 Ebonyi 188.4 billion 12 Edo 183,744,326,962 13 Enugu 109,199,243,000 14 Ekiti 129.9 billion 15 Gombe 122.4 billion 16 Imo 250,514,824,711 17 Jigawa 160.140 billion 18 Kaduna 157.449 billion 19 Kano 219.97 billion 20 Katsina 202.4 billion 21 Kebbi 151 billion 22 Kogi 146.736 billion 23 Kwara 157.8 billion 24 Lagos 873.532 billion 25 Nasarawa 19.17 billion 26 Niger 56.54 billion 27 Ogun 400 billion 28 Ondo 193.9 billion 29 Osun 154,406,541,400 30 Oyo 285,151,248,190.48 31 Plateau 153.6 billion 32 Rivers 480 billion 33 Sokoto 169.652 billion 34 Taraba 146.73 billion 35 Yobe 91.6 billion 36 Zamfara 135.4 billion  
by Ajadi Daniel The 2019 budget is yet to be passed by the National Assembly. Based on the details in the budget, you can expect work to begin on the projects outlined below once the budget is passed. Counterpart Funding for...
by Alabi Usman If you have got your PVC, you have no reason not to vote. There is an urgent need for strategic involvement of citizens in the process of electing new leaders. If we must get it right in...
by Chinedu Okafor It is hard to decide what’s worse: government negligence on a pressing issue or abandoning an issue which we believed the government has resolved to tackle. With the new Alakija road project, the latter seems to be...
by Chinedu Okafor Those who find themselves trading or residing in the Alaba Suru section of Lagos Badagry expressway can count themselves among the victims of abandoned or suspended projects. These people considered themselves lucky when the project began few...
by Omoleye Omoruyi Imo state lawmakers in both houses of the National Assembly nominated constituency projects worth several millions of naira for 2018. All these projects are expected to be implemented once funds have been released, but like in the...
by Omoleye Omoruyi Lagos lawmakers at the National Assembly nominated projects worth several millions of naira for their various constituencies and Senatorial district. There are also few that failed to nominate projects for their constituencies. See below breakdown of their...
by Atiku Nafisa Emmanuella When I was serving in Ibadan, I usually traveled back home to Lagos on weekends to spend some time with my family or attend to other work commitments. I would sleep in the bus or the car...
by Ajadi Daniel Here are the budgetary allocations to federal ministries and parastatals in the 2018 budget. S/N Ministries/MDAs 2018 BUDGET ALLOCATION 1 Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development N202,010,092,743 2 Ministry of Budget and National Planning N1,858,844,306,387 3 Ministry of Communication Technology N19,765,740,637 4 Ministry of Defence N576,399,335,199 5 Ministry of Education N651,226,697,523 6 Ministry of Environment N35,378,408,624 7 FCT Administration N40,297,122,872 8 Ministry of...
by Ajadi Daniel It is perhaps no news that states in Nigeria are used to preparing budget that they do not have the financial capacity to implement. It might be difficult to entirely avoid deficit when planning a budget, but states...

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