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ASUU decries FG’s paltry allocation to universities in 2016 budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Tuesday picked holes in allocation to tertiary institutions in the proposed 2016 budget and warned of looming industrial unrest in the Nigerian university system as a result of poor funding, nonpayment of staff salaries and breach of the agreement it reached with the Federal government in 2009.

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Budget Discrepancies: Buhari sacks and replaced Budget Director, Appoints S.A on Planing

By: Bisi Adekunle The embarrassing discrepancies and obvious padding of the 2016 Budget have claimed it first casualty on Monday as President Muhammadu Buhari fired the Director-General (Budget), Mr. Yahaya Gusau. Although no reason was given for his sack but observers believed it is to do with the various discrepancies that had been identified in the 2016 budget proposals currently …

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2016 Budget: Buhari earmarks N500bn to alleviate poverty

The need to pay attention to the common man and spend the resources of this country on the poor people explains why the Buhari presidency has proposed a N500bn estimate in the 2016 budget, even as more details on the 6 social protection plans were released.

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Buhari submits corrected version of 2016 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has submitted a corrected version of the 2016 budget to national assembly, a letter read out on the floor of the senate confirmed on Tuesday.

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2016 budget will deal with issues of poverty – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has stated categorically that there are specific provisions in the 2016 budget presented to the national asssembly by President Muhammadu Buhari that will confront poverty in the country in a bold and direct way.

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It’s impossible for 2016 budget to go missing – Ndume

Nigerian Senate Leader, Senator Muhammed Ndume who was alleged to have told his colleagues that the soft and hard copies of 2016 budget was missing from the National Assembly at an executive session on Tuesday has denied the claim.

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Hard, soft copies of 2016 budget stolen from National Assembly

The hard and soft copies of the 2016 budget documents handed to a joint session of the national assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 22, 2015 have been declared missing.

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