Sunday Ode, Abuja
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the issuance of $2.8billion eurobond to fund capital projects in the 2018 budget.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed Wednesday after weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari,at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday evening received the 2018 appropriation bill passed by the National Assembly.
The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2018 budget of N9.12 trillion after seven months following the adoption of the report by the joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki
Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja
Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Thursday announced twenty committee yet to submit its report on 2018 budget to appropriation Committee.
The Senate on Tuesday announced the deferment of debate on the 2018 budget submitted to the joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari about 2 weeks ago.
N1.3 billion will be spent on numerous trips, both foreign and local by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in 2018. The figure is part of the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the joint section of the National Assembly by President Buhari last week.