In apparent show of economic strengthening, the Federal Government has stepped up its pricing for the nation’s debt instrument with a second tranche Eurobond issue amounting to USD500 million at a yield of 7.5 per cent, indicating a 37.5 bases points (bps) against the 7.875 per cent it pays for the original instrument of USD1.0 billion, issued in February this year.Read More
AHEAD of the passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, the Senate declared, yesterday, that the lifespan of 2016 budget would come to an end on May 5, 2017.Read More
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said capital releases to Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the 2016 budget had reached a record N1 trillion.Read More
If the number of challenges which the 2016 budget has encountered is anything to go by, the document would go down in history as a special budget. To start with, it is the first budget of change by President Buhari’s government. In which case, it ought to depart from the “rub my back and I will concur” posture of the past. Surprisingly, change didn’t quite occur along that line as efforts were made from the beginning to adulterate the budget.Read More
Senior Legal Programme Officer, Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), Mr Collins Okeke, yesterday, said the 2016 budget would meet the aspirations of Nigerians across all walks of life, if properly implemented.Read More
Chief Francis Inegbeniki, is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State and former senatorial candidate of the party in Edo central district.
In this interview with Vanguard, Inegbeniki speaks on why President Muhammadu Buhari is enjoying the support of Nigerians and other national issues.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, assured that the 2016 Budget would be signed into law by his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, this week.Read More
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, was elected senator for Ekiti Central Senatorial District in 2011 on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN and later became one of the All Progressives Congress, APC Senators in the National Assembly after the merger before the 2015 polls.Read More
Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas, has said that the sum of N60 billion has been approved for constituency projects of lawmakers in the 2016 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari, has held a meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly over the controversial 2016 budget.Read More