Will Nigerian President Sign 2013 Budget?

The Senate says that if President Goodluck Jonathan signs the 2013 Appropriation Bill now, as submitted to him by the National Assembly, he would be violating the constitution.
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Budget 2013

  • Nigeria:  2013 Budget - Senate Gives Jonathan Tuesday Deadline

    Leadership, 15 February 2013

    A full-blown war is brewing between the Senate and President Goodluck Jonathan. A struggle may ensue when the lawmakers begin the process of overriding his veto of the 2013 budget ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Lagos, Civil Society to Analyse Budget Via Twitter

    Premium Times, 15 February 2013

    Civil society groups in Lagos are set to engage the state government on the latter's 2013 budget next week. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'How We Intend to Resolve Budget Impasse'

    Daily Trust, 15 February 2013

    Rep Kyari Gujbawu (PDP, Maiduguri Metropolitan) in this interview reacts to the threats to override the president on the issue of budget explaining why he believes the matter will ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  It Is Illegal for Jonathan to Sign the 2013 Budget Now, Says Falana

    This Day, 14 February 2013

    Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has advised President Goodluck Jonathan not to sign the 2013 Appropriation Bill now, as submitted to him by the ... read more »

  • Angola:  2013 State Budget Reflects Country's Strategy - MP

    Angola Press Agency, 14 February 2013

    The chairman of the National Assembly (Angolan Parliament) Economy and Finance Commission, Manuel Nunes Júnior, said the State Budget for 2013 approved Thursday in Luanda ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Can't Sign Budget Into Law This Week - Okonjo-Iweala

    Leadership, 12 February 2013

    Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, has said it is not realistic for the president to sign the N4.98 trillion Federal budget ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2013 Appropriation Bill Faces Constitutional Crisis

    Leadership, 13 February 2013

    If President Goodluck Jonathan fails to sign the 2013 Appropriation bill within the next two days, the development may lead to a constitutional crisis. The National Assembly may ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  If Jonathan Signs Nigeria's 2013 Budget Now, It'll Be Illegal - Falana

    Premium Times, 13 February 2013

    Should President Goodluck Jonathan sign the 2013 Appropriation Bill now, as submitted to him by the National Assembly, he would be violating the constitution and committing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Plateau Assembly Says 2012 Budget Performance 'Very Poor'

    Leadership, 13 February 2013

    The Plateau House of Assembly on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the implementation of 2012 budget, describing it as "very poor". read more »

  • Nigeria:  Lagos CSOs Engage Govt On 2013 Budget

    This Day, 14 February 2013

    The Lagos State Civil Society Partnership (LACSOP) has scheduled an engagement process that will allow Lagosians seek clarifications through direct dialogue on the specific ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Jonathan Will Not Sign 2013 Budget This Week - Okonjo-Iweala

    Vanguard, 13 February 2013

    THE Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan will not sign the 2013 budget this week. read more »