Archive for: budget

Just In: Pres. Jonathan signs 2014 Budget

Just In: Pres. Jonathan signs 2014 Budget

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan has today signed the 2014 Budget. The Appropriation Act was passed by the National Assembly several weeks ago with the President delaying its to assent...

 

11 things I wish I’d known about partying when I was younger

11 things I wish I’d known about partying when I was younger

by Anna Breslaw You hear approximately 7 zillion ways to “avoid hangovers,” and this is one of the most-believed ones, undoubtedly made up by a dude who likes rhyming and just wanted to mess...

 

5 ways to ‘fire’ a bridesmaid without spoiling your friendship

5 ways to ‘fire’ a bridesmaid without spoiling your friendship

by Rebecca Stokes Your wedding day. It’s supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. You’ve met the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Most likely, you’ve...

 

Nasir el-Rufai: The Presidency’s budget of waste

Nasir el-Rufai: The Presidency’s budget of waste

by Nasir El-Rufai Unfortunately, the Presidency’s current budget proposal shows no indication of any real progress or positive change, only the jamboree mentality that has become a hallmark...

 

Budget 2014 Jam: Youth to engage Okonjo-Iweala in March

Budget 2014 Jam: Youth to engage Okonjo-Iweala in March

by Oge Okonkwo   The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be hosting a 3-day online interactive session with youth aged 18 – 40...

 

Opinion: Hurray! At last, mass housing is here!!

Opinion: Hurray! At last, mass housing is here!!

by Olusola Daniel Undeniably, the 2014 budget presents a ray of hope for the Nigerian people. It is a budget that is building the foundation for a robust economy that provides good jobs and wealth...

 

Opinion: Dear House of Representative Committee on Finance the answer your 50 questions lie with you

Opinion: Dear House of Representative Committee on Finance the answer your 50 questions lie with you

by Omo Issachar Then, of course, there is the political dimension to the whole issue: why are these questions being asked at a time when members of the APC in the House are stalling the passage...

 

Opinion: With his incessant calls for war, Asari Dokubo should be arrested

Opinion: With his incessant calls for war, Asari Dokubo should be arrested

by Ismael Taiwo If Asari can be a drummer of war, the president should remember that there are some people drawn from the West, East and North who can also call for violence as a result of Asari-Dokubo’s...

 

Dele Momodu: Nigeria – In search of a cheaper democracy

Dele Momodu: Nigeria – In search of a cheaper democracy

by Dele  Momodu With due respect to Madam Ngozi, a woman I admire so much and saw as a potential President of Nigeria, I wonder if she prepared that budget or it was prepared and sent to the...

 

Opinion: Why some animals are more important than most Nigerians

Opinion: Why some animals are more important than most Nigerians

by Tochukwu Ibezim Those animals will come in already richer than most Nigerian citizens. At least one cannot say the government is not committed to animals. All animals may/may not be equal but...