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Agbaje: Ambode now a lame duck, can’t submit budget

Jimi Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has criticised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget. Agbaje, who said he was not surprised by the development, noted that Lagos residents were bearing the brunt of the “breakdown of …

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Strike: FG is unserious – ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

Chairman of the University of Calabar branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Tony Eyang, on Friday said the Federal Government is not serious about its negotiation with the union. Eyang, who spoke against the backdrop of the recent deadlock with the government, said a simple way to show …

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2019: We presented the best budget possible, FG counters Saraki


The Federal Government said on Friday that the 2019 budget estimates remain the best it could produce in the present economic circumstances of the country. President Muhammadu Buhari had, on Wednesday, presented N8.83trn estimates to a joint session of the National Assembly for consideration as budget for the in-coming year. …

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President Buhari presents N8.7trn 2019 budget proposal next week


President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to present the 2019 budget of N8.7 trillion before a joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday amid threat of a boycott by members of the House of Representatives. ‎The president’s request for a Wednesday date was made in a letter read on the …

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‘Why presentation of 2019 budget is delayed’

Solomon Ita-Enag

The Presidency has said it has yet to present the 2019 budget to the National Assembly because it is expecting the passage of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper by the legislature. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Solomon Ita-Enag, stated this during an …

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Presidency: Nigeria risks total government shut down


Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), has warned that the country might face total government shut down, if the National Assembly does not reconvene urgently. Enang and Sen. Ahmed Lawan, Senate Majority Leader gave this indication while addressing State House correspondents …

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