2022 budget implementation threatened as oil theft surges

May 3, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

A security expert has warned that except the rising crude oil theft in the Niger Delta is tackled, it would be difficult to fund not just the 2022 budget but subsequent government obligations effectively. In a chat with Blueprint, Friday Efih said that a situation where communities are not involved in securing the pipeline would not yield the desired result. Read More

2022 budget: Hope on the horizon for Nigeria’s economy

January 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

The past two years have been demoralising for many Nigerians, especially with the Covid-19 impact and the recession that followed. However, with the improvement in the economy, analysts say despair is gradually giving way to hope; BENJAMIN UMUTEME reports.  When the President Muhammedu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC) assumed power, it promised Nigerians a change from the norm that characterised the close to Read More

Nasarawa govt vows to monitor 2022 budget implementation

January 7, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state government has said it would monitor closely, the implementation of all programmes and policies enunciated in this year’s budget to ensure accountability and transparency in the management of public funds. The Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Planning, Mr. Daniel E. Agyeno, gave the assurances on Friday during a budget analysis in Lafia. He called on all the Read More

2022: Cross River Assembly passes N354.5bn budget

December 31, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The Cross River state House of Assembly has passed the budget estimates for 2022, increasing it from N276,279,960,667.35 proposed by Gov Ben Ayade in October, to N354,505,535,313.25. The budget was passed after it went through the third reading. Explaining reasons for the increase, the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Eteng William, said it was “to either correct shortfalls, take Read More

As tomorrow cometh

December 30, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

It is the time of the year we are immersed in the ritual of the momentous change in the calendar. One year becomes old and like a ripe fruit, falls off the bough and is replaced by a new year that begins its own count down from January 1. It is an important and heady ritual. By this ritual, we Read More

2022: Nasarawa governor, Sule, signs N110bn 2022 budget into law

December 29, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has signed the N110 billion 2022 budget into law. While signing the budget Wednesday in Lafia, the governor expressed gratitude to members of the state House of Assembly for the speedy passage of the budget. Sule commended the synergy and partnership of the lawmakers with the state government towards achieving the collective responsibility to Read More

Lalong signs N106.8bn 2022 budget into law

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Plateau state 2022 appropriation bill has been signed into law by Governor Simon Lalong, with an assurance to complete on-going projects and initiating new ones. The N106.8bn 2022 appropriation was passed by the House of Assembly as presented by the governor in October. Governor Lalong’s spokesman, Dr Makut Macham, in a statement, Thursday, said the signing of the appropriation Read More

Sabo presents N9.8bn 2022 budget for Kuje council

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Chairman kuje are council, Alhaji Abdullahi Suleiman Sabo, Wednesday, presented a budget estimate of N9, 830,009, 389.00 for the 2022 fiscal year to the legislative house for passage into law. Presenting the budget, the chairman said out of the estimate, N2, 742, 690, 211.00 is for recurrent expenditure, covering personnel and over head while N7, 087, 319, 178.00 is for Read More

Wike signs N483.1bn Rivers 2022 budget into law

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has assured that his administration will mobilise resources towards achieving 80 percent implementation of the 2022 budget. The governor gave the assurance shortly after signing into law the Rivers State Appropriation Law No. 11, 2021 at the executive chamber of Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday. “By the grace of God, we’ll hit the Read More

Badaru signs Jigawa child protection, 2022 budget into law

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Jigawa state governor, Muhammad Badaru, Wednesday, assented to the Child Protection Bill and the state 2022 Appropriation Bill. The two bills were assented to by the governor a day after they were passed by the state House of Assembly. The governor presented the appropriation bill to lawmakers on November 10. The 2022 appropriation bill tagged, “Budget of Consolidation for Sustainable Read More

Ganduje signs 2022 budget into law

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Monday evening signed into law the year 2022 budget with a promise to forge ahead with the execution of critical infrastructure, as part of the cardinal thrust of his administration. Speaking shortly after signing the budget into law at the Africa House, Government House, Kano, Ganduje said, his administration has considered increasing the Read More

Taraba assembly jacks up 2022 budget to N149bn

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Taraba state House of Assembly Wednesday jacked up the 2022 appropriation Bill presented before it by Governor Darius Ishaku from N146,781,653,671.82 to N149, 781, 653. 82. The speaker of the House, Joseph Albasu Kunini, who stated this at the harlow chamber of House during the passage of the 2022 budget into law said the jacking up of the budget was Read More

Ebonyi: Umahi presents 2022 budget estimate of N145bn

December 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Wednesday presented 2022 Appropriation Bill of N145,410,597.49 to House of Assembly. The governor tagged the budget:“Budget of Latter Rain”. Umahi stated that the state’s major revenue to finance the budget would come from the federal allocation while other revenues are expected to come from other revenue heads.He said 2022 estimates represents an increase of Read More

2022 budget proposal: Whither UBEC, education sector?

November 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

PAUL OKAH, in this piece, writes on the N1.29 trillion allocation to the education sector in the 2022 budget proposal by President Muhammadu Buhari. On October 7, this year, President Muhammadu Buhari presented a N16.39 trillion 2022 budget proposal to the joint session of the National Assembly and it presently has passed the second reading in the Senate. Some state Read More