Budget Transparency: Bayelsa denies participating in World Bank-assisted assessment for states.

The Bayelsa government did not fail to meet the criteria for selection of states to benefit from the N123.34 billion World Bank-assisted performance assessment by the Federal Government for states the state Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy Ayiba Duba, said on Friday. Mr Duba who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

FGN Disburses N66.5billion to States For Amended COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget

The federal government of Nigeria (FGN) has disbursed the sum of N66.5billion (USD$175 million) to eligible States on the basis of the Amended COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget results achievement. Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, the Honorable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, who disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr. Hassan Dodo, the ministry‚Äôs[…..]

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FGN DISBURSES N43,416,000,000.00 (USD120.6 MILLION) AS PERFORMANCE-BASED GRANTS TO 24 STATES

FGN DISBURSES N43,416,000,000.00 (USD120.6 MILLION) AS PERFORMANCE-BASED GRANTS TO 24 STATES UNDER THE WORLD BANK-ASSISTED STATES FISCAL TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM-FOR-RESULTS       The Federal Government of Nigeria has disbursed the sum of N43,416,000,000.00 (USD120.6 million) as performance-based grants to 24 eligible States on the basis of the results achieved in 2018 under[…..]

Minister of Finance inaugurates 17-member committee for fiscal sustainability

Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has inaugurated a 17-member National Steering Committee for the States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability, and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme-For-Results. The minister inaugurated the committee on Tuesday in Abuja, charging members to consider the assignment as a call to national duty and ensure results were achieved within specified[…..]