Thursday, February 18, 2021



2021-2023 MTEF/FSP: Senate pegs oil benchmark at $40/b, exchange rate at N379/1$

The Senate, shortly before it adjourned plenary on Thursday, passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, FSP.  

Senate to pass 2021 budget Monday

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has announced that the Senate will next week Monday, 21st of December, 2020, hold a special session to pass the 2021 budget presently before the National Assembly.

Senate passes 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP documents

The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, FSP, for the fiscal years.

Kaduna 2021 draft budget to be ready October – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government says it is working towards presenting the state 2021 draft budget to the Executive Council for ratification in October.

Economic stimulus package will reduce impact of recession in Nigeria – Minister

Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government Economic Stimulus package will reduce the envisaged recession due to the effects of COVID-19.

Senate passes 2020 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 budget, following presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin.

Buhari submits medium term expenditure framework to senate

The Senate on Wednesday announced formally the receipt of the MediumTerm Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, FSP, from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari assents to highest number of bills since 1999 – Enang

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang says President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the highest number of bills compared to any other president since 1999.

Buhari hosts APC Senators, candidates to a dinner at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted All Progressives Congress, APC, Senators and candidates to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

2019 Budget: FRC official tasks FG on early preparation

An official of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, FRC, Charles Abana, has advised the Federal Government to begin early process of 2019 budget to enhance its smooth and speedy passage.

FIRS records 79% of 2017 collection target in 10 months — Fowler

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Monday in Abuja, said it generated N3.233 trillion in 10 months, an amount that represented 79.35 per...

Senate wants N200 to dollar rate for pilgrimages

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to give N200 to dollar concession to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, and the...

Expert lauds oil benchmark of $44.5

A financial expert, on Thursday described the oil price benchmark  adjustment by the Senate in the 2017 budget from 42.5 dollars per barrel to...

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