Opinion

Power With(out) Responsibility: Apologia to Lawmakers, By Sani Zorro

...except we agree on the jurisdiction of the legislature to balance lopsided spending proposals against geo-political priorities, socially-relevant projects as agriculture to guarantee food security, basic education as a human right, as well as investments in health to safeguard the right to life, we will continue to wobble and dissipate…
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Guest Columns

Madam Minister, Please Don’t Borrow $30 Billion For Our Unborn Children!, By ‘Tope Fasua

Nigeria has never borrowed more than $3 billion at once and we constantly get into trouble. How can we manage 10 times that? What has got into us now? Why is she seeking this jumbo loan with so much confidence? What has happened to the civil society and other right-thinking…
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Guest Columns

Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF): A critical review, By Eze Onyekpere

The Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) makes it mandatory for the Federal Government to prepare a Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) every year. It is an integrated economic and fiscal strategy plan that sets out the macro-economic framework and its projections and underlining assumptions for the next three financial years and…
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