• FG tells MDAs to stop rejecting corps members

    FG tells MDAs to stop rejecting corps members

    According to reports, the Federal Government has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) not to reject corps members posted to them by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

    A statement signed by the NYSC Director of Press, Mrs. Bose Aderibigbe, said the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, gave the directive in a circular sent to MDAs.

    Aderibigbe said the circular, with reference number SGF.15/T/745, criticised the growing incidence of ejection of corps members posted to […]

  • 2017 budget: FG orders MDAs to submit budget through web portal

    2017 budget: FG orders MDAs to submit budget through web portal

    As the 2017 budget preparations kicks off, all Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) of government have been directed to submit their budgets to a designated web portal domiciled in Budget Office.

    This is a departure from the old practice of MDAs submitting their annual budgets through flash drive to the Budget office. This new development is to avoid hitches of 2016 budget creeping in to next year’s budget while the budget office will review it on line and send it back […]

  • Governor Ambode bans multiple inspections of companies by MDAs

    Governor Ambode bans multiple inspections of companies by MDAs

    Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has banned ggovernment Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs from carrying out multiple inspection of industries and work places in the state, to avert the pitfalls associated with the practice.

    Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, who disclosed this on Tuesday at a press conference in Lagos said the state government has introduced the harmonized inspection of factories and other workplaces in the state instead of each MDAs going for different inspections in workplaces.

    “This […]

  • FG releases N3.9tr to MDAs – Finance Minister

    FG releases N3.9tr to MDAs – Finance Minister

    Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that at the end of September, N3.9 trillion out of the N6.1 trillion budgeted for the year has been released.

    Mr Mohammed Dikwa, Director, Special Projects in the ministry, who represented the minister, made the statement at a stakeholders’ forum on reducing the cost of governance in Abuja.

    In a paper entitled: ‘Public Sector Financial Management Reforms as a Strategy for Cutting Cost of Governance in Nigeria’’, Adeosun said only 18 per cent of the […]

  • Recession: FG to release N350bn to MDAs

    Recession: FG to release N350bn to MDAs

    As Nigeria intensifies efforts to  wriggle itself out of economic recession, Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said about N350 billion will be disbursed to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) next week, as capital project allocation for September.

    Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja, Friday, the minister also revealed that the disbursement  of  N5,000 monthly stipend to poor/vulnerable Nigerians and feeding of  pupils in the public primary schools will commence in earnest as part of the Buhari administration’s strategic social […]

  • 2017 budget: FG to slash MDAs allocations

    2017 budget: FG to slash MDAs allocations

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said some ministries may get significantly fewer capital allocations than they received in 2016 while others may receive more allocations in the 2017 budget.

    This was even as the administration prioritises key sectors to get the economy out of recession.

    Buhari disclosed these yesterday in Abuja at a one-day retreat for Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDGs) with financial experts invited to present and discuss priority areas in next year’s budget.

    President Buhari had, in Nairobi, Kenya last month, pledged […]

  • Why Buhari has not appointed Board members, CEOs of MDAs – Presidency

    Why Buhari has not appointed Board members, CEOs of MDAs – Presidency

    As members of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) await the release of the board and Chief Executive Officers appointments, a source at the presidency has revealed that the appointments were delayed because of the restructuring of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs.

    The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, stated that until the presidency concludes the restructuring, the board and Chief Executive Officers’ appointments might not be released.

    For one year, the APC chieftains have been waiting for […]