Budget Passing

The Senate on Wednesday deferred the passage of the 2021 budget till Monday next week. Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this at plenary, said the development followed new items of expenditure transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive.   He said that the Committee on Finance will work through the weekend to capture […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will be presenting the 2021 Budget to the National Assembly today. The exercise is billed to hold at 11:00 am and is only expected to last for about an hour. Senate President Ahmed Lawan announced this on Wednesday while giving conditions to guide the budget presentation. He said because of the COVID-19, […]

President Buhari has written to the National Assembly informing lawmakers that he will be presenting the 2021 budget at a joint sitting on Thursday, October 8, 2020, by 11 am. In a letter read by Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday at the resumption of plenary, President Buhari is requesting the audience of lawmakers in […]

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, urged the Executive arm of Government to work on the estimates for the 2021 budget to ensure its timely presentation to the National Assembly by the end of September this year. Lawan stated this in his remarks after referring President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2021 – 2023 Medium Term […]

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may assent to the N10.6 trillion 2020 budget sent to him by the National Assembly. The signing ceremony, according to sources, may take place on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. This comes less than two weeks after members of the Senate and House […]

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan announced on Wednesday that the 2020 Appropriation bill before the National Assembly will be passed on Thursday, December 5, 2019. He informed lawmakers at plenary shortly after the Public Procurement Act 2007 amendment bills were passed, which he believes, will complement the 2020 budget. According to Lawan, the Public […]

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has rejected the 2020 capital budget of the ministry over the non completion of major projects in the region. At the ministry’s budget defense session in the national assembly, committee members expressed dissatisfaction over many abandoned projects across the Niger delta states. The displeasure over unfinished projects in the […]

The 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly last week by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate. The upper chamber has subsequently adjourned plenary till 29th November 2019, to enable Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government defend their respective budget proposals before the Committees of […]

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