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  • Finance Ministry Releases N170 billion for Q4 2012 Budget

    The Finance Ministry has revealed that the government has released  N170 billion to cash back the portion of the budget appropriated for the fourth quarter. Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala said the government...

    • Posted December 4, 2012
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  • President takes Vacation break in order to meet Lawmakers over 2012 budget

    The leadership of the National Assembly will meet President Jonathan today in order to iron out issues concerning the passage of the 2012 budget. The President, who is currently on a working vacation in Abuja will host...

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Why Jonathan has not signed 2012 budget –Okonjo-Iweala

    The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan had not signed into law the 2012 budget, which was recently passed by the National Assembly, because of the need for the Executive to...

    • Posted April 4, 2012
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  • President writes Senate, Reps on budget cut

    The shape of the slash in the 2012 Federal Government Budget emerged yesterday. In a letter addressed separately to the National Assembly and read on the floors of the Senate and the House yesterday, President Goodluck Jonathan requested for...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • MDAs smuggle N 1 trillion worth of projects into 2012 Budget – Senate

    The Senate Committee on Appropriation has indicted Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government of having inflated the 2012 budget by a colossal N 1 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Ahmed Maccido, informed journalists in...

    • Posted February 15, 2012
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  • PENGASSAN Justifies DPR’s N27 million per Employee Compensation Budget

    Following the recent revelations concerning the nature of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) N30 billion compensation budget, senior members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have sought to justify the...

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • Capital Expenditure gets a Measly 14% of 2012 Education Budget

    The Senate Committee on Education has queried the large percentage of the Ministry of Education’s budget that is voted for recurrent expenditure to the detriment of capital expenditure for infrastructure in the sector. The Education minister, Prof....

    • Posted January 24, 2012
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