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Governor Makinde Proposes N266.64Bn Budget For 2021 Fiscal Year

Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, on Monday presented an Appropriation Bill of N266,644,273,305.04 to the State’s House of Assembly for consideration as budget for the 2021 fiscal year. The governor, during the budget presentation of the Bill tagged: “Continued Consolidation,” said the proposals in the income and expenditure components of the Bill derived […]

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Despite Recession, FG Rates Nigeria’s Economy High

The Federal Government has rated the Nigerian economic performance high despite contracting by -3.62% (year-on-year) in the third quarter of 2020, the worst recession recorded in over 30 years. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, gave this rating on Monday in Abuja at the 26 edition of the Nigerian Economy […]

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Statistician General Seeks Improved Funding For Africa’s Statistical Systems

The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, on Wednesday canvassed the need for African governments to commit more funds to their nation’s statistical projects as a strategic option of fast-tracking socio-economic development and maintaining peace in the various countries. Dr Kale, who gave the charge in his Keynote Address delivered during the 2020 […]