The consumer price index, (CPI) increased by 12.34% (year-on-year) in April 2020. This is 8bps higher than the rate recorded in March 2020 (12.26%). This is the eighth consecutive month of increase since August 2019 (11.02%) and the highest level since April 2018 (12.48%).
Effective from Friday 27th March, the Kwara state government announced a partial lock down of the state as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As such, all …
Total revenue as at October 2019 was N85.12 billion which shows that revenue underperformed by 34.69% when compared with N130.38 billion projected revenue for 2019. Total expenditure as at October 2019 on the other hand, was N77.37 billion which also underperformed by 40.66% when compared with the projected expenditure of N130.38 billion for 2019.
In this insightful piece, we analyzed the 2020 budget of Kogi state with special focus on the budget allocation for the Kogi State government house. We also identified some items which we believed are misplaced priorities.
In the end, we asked you to judge if the budget is a Hoax or not.
This article is inspired by the column which appeared on Punch Newspaper titled: “Vision 2020: Momento of a Failed Project”. It therefore aims to give a detailed report card of how Nigeria has performed under the three pillars while comparing the key data in 2009 with the ones in 2018 and 2019 as the need be.