NASS Receives 2017-2019 MTEF and FSP

President Buhari has forwarded the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Plan (MTEF and FSP) for the National Assembly to consider ahead of 2017 budget’s presentation. The MTEF and FSP is a three-year planning tool that defines government’s economic, social and development objectives and priorities. It also details the strategies to achieving government’s defined objectives and highlights key assumptions behind revenue objectives, and…

Sale of National Assets

  Nigeria’s battle with recession has given rise to considerations on whether its sale of national assets will cushion the effects of falling oil prices, high inflation rate and dwindling foreign reserves. Since Mr. Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, initially publicly advocated the idea, the matter soon became a national debacle polarising Nigerian citizens into two major camps for and against the concept.

Fighting Corruption: Its Ends or Means?

Controversy continues to trail the high profile arrest of 7 judges in sting operations carried out by the State Security Services (SSS) in the early hours of Saturday, 9th October 2016. While this has brought widespread condemnation of the executive arm by some and a call for an examination of its powers under the doctrine of separation of powers, their arrest has at the same…