Talking up the gains of his administration over the past two years while thanking Nigerians for their prayers during his extended medical vacation, President Buhari said the projected expenditure in the Budget of Consolidation would fast-track the much-needed economic recovery.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari presented a record 8.6trn naira (£21.5bn) budget for 2018 on Tuesday to foster shaky growth in Africa's largest economy.
The three ministries will get money more than the 12 other sectors combined.
The president said the budget is projected at an oil price of $45 per barrel with the production estimate of 2.3 million barrels per day.
In an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Toby Okechukwu, from Imo state, said the lawmakers were not happy with the pace of implementation of the 2017 budget.
Details of the budget proposal revealed that the Power, Works and Housing has the highest capital project proposal with N555.88 billion.
'Black Widow' sentenced to death in Japan
The 135-day trial was Japan's second-longest court case of its kind since 2009, when the nation instituted a judge-jury system. A Japanese court has sentenced a " Black Widow " who met wealthy partners via dating agencies and poisoned them with cyanide.
Transportation sector comes second with a projected allocation of N263.10 billion for capital projects.
The Special Intervention Programme was allocated N150 billion while Defence, N145 billion.
Budget provision to the Niger Delta Development Commission increased to N53.89 billion from N34.2 billion in 2017.
"Of the amount, the sum of 6.387 trillion Naira is expected to be realised from oil and gas sources".
"At present, domestic debts account for about 79 percent of the total debt".
The president said that non-oil and other revenue sources of N4.165 trillion would include share of Companies Income Tax (CIT) of N794.7 billion, Value Added Tax (VAT) of N207.9 billion as well as Customs and Excise Receipts, N324.9 billion.
Their bodies were reportedly found near a rubber dinghy that had almost sunk, while survivors clung to its side. Salerno police ideal Salvatore Malfi said that women "suffered the worst" of all who were aboard the ships.
As such, we can expect to see all manner of interesting cars come out of Volkswagen Group-owned Lamborghini in the near-future. Lamborghini and MIT even said they are also looking into using the car's carbon fiber body as an energy storage medium.
Yet no legal or medical standards exist for identifying overtired drivers on the road the same way we target drunk drivers'. It found that taking getting behind the wheel while sleep-deprived could be just as risky as driving while intoxicated.
The suspect has not been identified, but authorities say he is a black male wearing a white shirt and black trousers . The shooter then got back into his shuttle and drove away from the scene, causing the TCU campus to go into lockdown.
Chelsea ran out 1-0 winners over Manchester United on Sunday at Stamford Bridge courtesy of Alvaro Morata's 55th minute header. It will be intriguing to see whether Manchester United make moves in the winter transfer window.
Thursday will be the only day this week in which precipitation is possible, and the chances don't look all that high. Areas further to the south could see some snowfall as well, but no major accumulations are expected.
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford won his third Gold Glove award on Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced . That's where Rockies infielders Nolan Arenado and DJ LeMahieu ply their trade, play after play, game after game.
The suspect fled the scene in a blue Pontiac sedan and drove himself to an area hospital, where he was taken into police custody. Investigators said the man was free to go, but then he flagged the troopers down again and asked about paying the citation.
David Moyes said he has a point to prove and is "hungry to get things right" after being appointed as West Ham's new manager. It was an ill-fated venture, with the 34-year-old looking well past his best and making only three appearances for West Ham.
'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky Arrested on DUI Charge
Cutkosky, who was reportedly driving an orange BMW, was given a field sobriety test during the pull-over, TMZ reported. Cutkosky's character enrolled in a military academy last season after leaving behind a life of crime.
Suns On Verge Of Trading PG Eric Bledsoe To The Bucks
Monroe has been restricted to just five games this season and hasn't played since October 26 because of a left calf strain. Phoenix will receive centre Greg Monroe , a 2018 protected first-round pick and a 2018 second-round pick in the deal.
Meek Mill Sent To Prison Again Over Alleged Parole Violation
This update has stirred reactions on social media, and one of those who has shown the rapper support is comic actor, Kevin Hart . Brinkley handed Mill a 90-day house arrest sentence at that time and ordered him to wear an electronic monitoring anklet.
What's wrong with the 'i' in iPhone?
Instantly.To send and receive money with Apple Pay, you must be at least 18 years old and you must live in the United States. There are quite a few options available in the App Store, including GBoard (free), SwiftKey (free) and Swype ($.99).
Ex-Phillies ace Roy Halladay dies in plane crash
Here are his top five moments as a Phillie, as we remember the life of one of the greatest Philly athletes ever. Halladay's ICON A5 plane went down just after noon in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday.
Twitter Doubles Tweet Limit to 280 Characters
Only five percent of Tweets sent were longer than 140 characters and only two percent were over 190 characters. Now the San Francisco tech firm is officially doubling the character limit of its tweets to 280 characters.