Tag archive for ‘Budget 2017’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

2017 Budget: Senate probes alleged abuses in NIS revenue, expenditure

The Senate on Wednesday said it would probe the activities of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), over allegations of gross abuses. That was after expressed worry over the findings by its committee on interior, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Budget 2017: Rift between N’Assembly, Presidency deepens as senate asks Fashola to resign if …

Probes NPA over alleged $3b fraud Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the rift between the National Assembly and the Presidency over the handling of the 2017 budget might have deepened. This is because More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Presidency still within time to sign budget – Rep

The House of Representatives said on Sunday that no law had been breached so far in the delayed signing of the 2017 budget by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Its spokesman, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, told More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017

At last, National Assembly passes N7.441 trillion 2017 Budget

After about five months of deliberation, critical examination of details and rejigging, the two chambers of the National Assembly on Thursday passed the 2017 budget. Specifically, the budget was passed Thursday More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Full text of Speaker Dogara’s speech at public hearing of 2017 Budget

As announced last week, the National Assembly has begun hearing Monday on the 2017 Budget . The agencies and ministries of government were invited to defend their allocations. Speaker of the House of Representatives, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Budget 2017: Justice ministry, EFCC, others, to spend N924m on new cars

The Federal Ministry of Justice, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, are to spend about N924 More...