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by Usman Alabi Gov Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has presented a budget of N93.4bn to the Ekiti state Assembly. The budget was tagged, “Budget of Higher Height” The budget is 33 per cent higher than the N70.5bn presented in 2016. According...
by Ajadi Daniel The River state government is proposing a new Specialist Hospital to handle life-threatening ailments. Governor Wike said this yesterday when the National President of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Mike Ogirima. The governor said the new hospital...
by Usman Alabi The Niger State government on Thursday awarded the contract to renovate and reconstruct three of its secondary schools at the cost of about N2.3bn. Mr Shuaibu Adamu, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, disclosed this during...
  by Seun The 34 strategic priority programmes and projects as contained in the 2016 budget in a way differentiates it from previous budgets. They are areas that are considered to be given strategic attention, the fulcrum upon which the rise...
BudgIT Nigeria put out this infographic yesterday about the levels of transparency in the states, regarding their budgets. Only 6 of 36 states have published their budgets online: Lagos, Edo, Nassarawa, Abia, Osun and Kaduna. Of these 6, only Kaduna,...
by Usman Alabi Ogun State House of Assembly has on Thursday approved the sum of N221.1 billion as the 2017 budget for the State. The amount approved is about N38 million lower than the proposal sent  by the Governor to the...
by Usman Alabi Analysis The Minister of Health , Prof. Isaac Adewole said this on Monday in Abuja at the sideline of the public presentation of the 2017 budget proposals. He said about N51bn has been proposed for health infrastructure development in...
by Usman Alabi The ongoing Lagos blue rail line is still under construction. The rail lines which runs from the National theartre through, orile, Alaba, Suru to Okokomaiko. The rail line being laid presently stops at mile two, even though the...
by Usman Alabi The Federal government, state and Local government shared a total of N467.807 billion for the month of March at the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General who represented...
By Usman Alabi Analysis There are controversies as regards the N500 million Chibok school funds. The former President Goodluck Jonathan initiated the Safe School Initiative programme after the abduction of the Chibok girls. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, former Minister of Finance had flown...

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