When 18 incoming new governor takes over their states on May 29, 2023, they will take over near-bankrupt states. Overall, the governors who have completed their constitutionally allowed two terms plus Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, who could not secure re-election, will pass on a whopping N3.2 trillion to the new state handlers. The 19 states’ debt is about 44 percent of the cumulative $17.34 trillion owed by the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
29 Nov 2021
Germany, the Czech Republic and the UK are the latest countries to confirm cases of the omicron variant. The new strain that was first detected in South Africa has prompted governments around the world to re-introduce travel restrictions.
20 Sep 2021
US President Joe Biden is hoping to win support in Congress for a plan to boost spending on healthcare, education and infrastructure, paid for by tax hikes on corporations and the wealthiest Americans. But the plan's fate is far from certain. Also, IMF head Kristalina Georgieva rejects allegations that she altered a report at her previous job at the World Bank in order to appease China.
Nigerians mourn death of ex-Kaduna governor Balarabe Musa, Russia says its Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective
11 Nov 2020
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3 Mar 2017
2016 Budget Performance - FG releases N5.1 Trillion out Of NGN 6.06 Trillion passed.
15 Feb 2017
FG rakes In N52 Trillion naira In 18 Months In Treasury Single Account.