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Rivers’ 2017 Budget records 74% performance – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Thursday that the state’s 2017 Budget recorded 74 per cent performance, representing significant improvement on that of 2016. The governor disclosed this in Port Harcourt while presenting the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the legislature. The governor announced that the state witnessed a 31 per cent shortfall in its targeted revenue for 2017. Wike ...

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Governor Wike presents 2018 Appropriation Bill of N510bn

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, on Thursday presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N510 billion to the State House of Assembly. The bill tagged, “Budget of Consolidation and Empowerment, ” was presented during plenary. He said that the bill, when signed into law, would improve upon key sectors of the state’s economy. He said that in preparing the fiscal ...

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Wike to Buhari: TSA is marred with abuses of revenue

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government on the implementation of Treasury Single Account (TSA) and the Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPS). He, however, bemoaned that the system was marred with abuses in the areas of revenue collection and disclosures. Speaking on Monday at a 3-day Public Financial Management Retreat organised by the Office of ...

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