Nigeria Budget 2017
Garba Shehu, a senior media and publicity aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, said his principal will sign the 2021 appropriation bill into law on Thursday.
Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate minority leader and other lawmakers have rejected the 2021 budget, saying it is unrealistic because it failed to address reality.
In the letter read by the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the House on Thursday, December 13, the president said he would present the budget proposal on December 19 at a joint session of the House.
President Muhammadu Buhari, having presented a supplementary national budget to the National Assembly, on Monday, July 17, ordered the legislature not to increase the size of the 2018 Appropriation Act from the current N9.21tn.
Leaders in Niger Delta have rejected re-election for current members representing the region in the NASS in the 2019 general election over the alleged incompetence and self-serving nature that let to south-south budgetary cuts.
A Nigerian man has offered to cut President Muhammadu Buhari's hair for free. According to him, the N86m budgeted for the hair cut of the president can be saved. He said the money should go into building healthcare centers.