Tag archive for ‘2017 Budget’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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2017 Budget: FG plans to drag N’Assembly to S’Court

To seek judicial interpretation on extent of parliament’s power to alter Appropriation Bill Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the Federal Government may invoke the original jurisdiction of More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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2017 Budget may be signed next week—Dogara

Strong indications emerged Friday that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo would give his assent to the 2017 Appropriations Bill to become law next week. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who made More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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We approved massive road, railway projects in 2017 budget—Dogara

Massive infrastructural developmental projects will commence as soon as the presidency assents to the 2017 Appropriations bill passed by the National Assembly, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Osinbajo ‘ll sign 2017 budget – Presidency

As Lai Mohammed denies saying cabinet ‘ll decide who signs 2017 budget Senior Presidential Media Aide in the Acting President’s Office, Laolu Akande on Wednesday said the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Buhari’s cabinet ‘ll decide who ‘ll sign 2017 budget—Lai Mohammed

As Osinbajo fails to swear in new ministers Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, ‎on Wednesday said the executive was still awaiting receipt of the passed budget, adding that a decision on who More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Senate to hold public hearing on 2017 budget Monday

The 8th Senate is will on Monday hold a first-of-its-kind public hearing on the 2017 Appropriation Bill submitted to the legislature by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement by the Chairman, Senate More...