Stella Dimoko NASS slashes Information Ministry’s budget by N120m


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Monday, May 15, 2017

NASS slashes Information Ministry’s budget by N120m

The newly approved 2017 budget by the National Assembly indicates that the lawmakers slashed the travelling, refreshment and miscellaneous expenses appropriated for Ministry of Information and Culture to from N661 million to N541 million. 

The ministry had in the budget estimate proposed to spend N661,006,782 on travelling and transportation, refreshment and miscellaneous in the 2017 fiscal year.

The amount is part of the N49,464,302,080 billion allocated to the ministry from the N7.441 trillion Appropriation Bill for 2017 passed by the National Assembly last Thursday.

National Assembly The reduction showed that N120 million was deducted from the original budget estimate for the three items.

A breakdown of the amount showed that N254 million is allocated to travelling and transportation as against N273,706,901 earlier allocated; N257 million for miscellaneous, against N347 million earlier allocated, while N30 million is allocated for refreshment as against N40 million earlier allocated in the fiscal year.

Edited from Vanguard


  1. I keep on asking when things will get better in this our country Nigeria

  2. All Na wash.

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  3. Refreshment? As in refreshment wa

  4. Inorder to reduce the lies from their principal Lair Mohammed and for not respecting Nigerian jollof rice, National Assembly good job

  5. Gheghe.......Mr liar Mohammed no more Senegal jollof rice for you's the punishment for desecrating our Naija jollof rice........


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