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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...
by Usman Alabi Only few of the 36 states have the financial capacity to effectively implement their 2018 budgets. Budget making in Nigeria has become a ritual and public relation tool by states to hide and deflect attention from a...
by Chinedu Brown Cross River's 2018 budget dwarfs other states Appropriation bill for the current year including Lagos. The state budgets N1.3trn for 2018, how it will implement this humongous budget even with a 2017 total revenue that is less...
by YWriter The YMonitor quarterly show for this quarter was centred on Änalysing 2018 Budget and the cost of Governance, the topic of discourse was "2018 Budget: Cost of governance and matters arising. The guest on the show was Gabriel...
byYWriter  Federal Account Allocation Committee shared a total of N5.7tn to the three tiers of government between January and November 2017. The N5.7tn shared represents an increase of N765bn over the N4.98tn which the committee allocated in 2016. The FAAC committee...
by YWriter State, Local and Federal government shared N532.7 billion as allocation for the month of October. This shows a N25.3 billion decline when compared to what was shared in September. The decline is due to the decrease in revenue from...
by Opeoluwa Quadri If FG cannot entrust the education of 106 Chibok Girls with one of their more than 36 Federal Universities, but enroll them at American University of Nigeria. This is an official acceptance of the decadence in the...

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