Author: Ayo Omowu

18
Sep

AN X-RAY OF NIGERIA’S 2016 PROPOSED BUDGET FOR AGRICULTURE

The year 2016 has become one of the most critical moments of economic turbulence ever in the history of Nigeria, and the agriculture sector which contributes about 22% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (after the rebasing of the economy) is therefore seen by many as the strongest sector and potential instrument for stability […]

18
Sep

ANALYSIS OF THE PROPOSED 2016 BUDGET FOR AGRICULTURE

The year 2016 has become one of the most critical moments of economic turbulence ever in the history of Nigeria, and the agriculture sector which contributes about 22% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (after the rebasing of the economy) is therefore seen by many as the strongest sector and potential instrument for stability […]

18
Sep

Congruence Analysis MTEF 2013-2015 and the Transformation Agenda 2011-2015

The federal budget of Nigeria otherwise called the Appropriation Act reflects government commitment to sectors of the economy and details expected revenue and expenditure for particular years. Furthermore the budget derives from the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) as stipulated in the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 and MTEFs are guided for each administration by the […]

17
Sep

The Voices for Food Security (VFS) Campaign heartily commends the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and particularly the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the giant stride of turning one of Nigeria’s major staple crops (yam) into an exportable cash crop as part of the move to diversify the economy and […]