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Nigeria: Kaduna Presents N155 Bn 2019 Budget Proposal To State Assembly

Nigeria: Kaduna Presents N155 Bn 2019 Budget Proposal To State Assembly

  By Amos Tauna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria, on Wednesday presented the 2019 budget estimate of N155.8 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration. The budget is made up of recurrent expenditure of N62.3 billion and capital expenditure of N93.5 billion. The budget, tagged budget of continuity, allocates 42.8% […]

Nigeria, Abuja Light Rail Project Employs 10,000 Engineers

By Peter Usman  Abuja (Nigeria)- About 10,000 Nigerians were employed during the construction of the Abuja Light Rail Project, in the nation”s capital which was recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. Similarly, 100,000 more will be directly or indirectly employed when the project begins full operation. Chief Resident Engineer for the Project, Anthony Agbakoba, disclosed this while […]

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Nigeria, All Progressives Congress in Kaduna Nullifies Senator’s Suspension

  By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)-The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC Kaduna State Chapter, Mr. Emmanuel Jakada has said that the suspension of the Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani is unconstitutional. Jakada who confirmed this on a telephone interview with newsmen in Kaduna, northwest of the country on Thursday, declared that a […]

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Nigeria Committed To Better Environment, Human Rights — Speaker Dogara

  Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reaffirmed the commitment of the green chamber to prioritising issues related to human rights and protection of the environment. He said this on Wednesday at a public hearing by the House Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements on two bills pertaining to domesticating the […]

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Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Buhari Asks Senate To Approve N242bn For INEC, DSS, Others

  President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has requested the Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable it to commence preparations for 2019 general elections. Part of the funds, according to the President’s request, will also be given to the Department of State Service (DSS) and other security agencies […]

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Nigeria: FCT Abuja Proposes N271bn Budget For 2018 Fiscal Year

  By Peter Usman   Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCDA has proposed an expenditure framework of N271.532 Billion for the 2018 fiscal year.   The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, made the disclosure on Tuesday at a Budget session with the Senate Committee on FCT.   According to the Minister, the figure shows an […]

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South Africa: Minister Dlodlo To Attend 5th OGP Summit In Georgia

  Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will participate in the 5th Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia, from Tuesday. OGP is a multi-national initiative dedicated to strengthening the principles of open and transparent government, strengthening co-creation and citizen engagement, fighting corruption, as well as fostering innovation in public service delivery. Dlodlo […]

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Nigeria: Save the Children Tasks Zamfara Govt. to Sustain Social Protection Programme, …Spent N2.5Billion in Six Years

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir: An intervention Programme under the Department for International Development (DFID), Save the Children has called on the Zamfara state government to sustain the Social Protection (SP) programme to reduce poverty rate and support the vulnerable in the society. The Advocacy and Behavior Change Communication Officer, Zamfara State Field Officer, Fatima Musa […]

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