Making sense out of your budget

What is a budget? How can you make sense out of it? Learn from these tips offered by Intro: When creating a budget there are some important things you need to include in it. Your budget should not only include the bills you pay and the basic essentials. Life would be boring if that is only […]

Nigeria: 2018 budget speech by Mr. President

  PROTOCOLS 1. I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, and indeed all Nigerians, for your support and prayers for my full recovery while I was on medical vacation. 2. I am very pleased to address […]

Budget Nigeria: Presenting 2018 budget

The 2018 Budget proposal seeks to continue the reflationary policies of the 2016 and 2017 Budgets which helped put the economy back on the path of growth. Thus, we plan to continue to spend more on ongoing infrastructure projects that have potentials for job creation and inclusive growth; We will continue to leverage private capital […]

NNPC says 2018 Budget is achievable and realistic

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the Federal Government’s 2.3 million barrels per day crude oil projection for the 2018 Budget is achievable and realistic. Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Strategy, Mr. Bala Wunti, made this submission on Monday during a presentation to the House of Representatives Joint Committee on 2018-2020 […]

South Africa’s top seller budget cars

It’s happening in Cape Town! Information reaching us says the Volkswagen Polo Vivo continues its streak as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car in October 2017, reports Naamsa. In addition, it also retained its position as SA’s leading budget car; outselling its nearest rival by 792 units. Learn more

Nigeria: Ministers approve 2018 draft budget

Nigeria’s cabinet on Thursday approved a draft 2018 budget that will now be sent to lawmakers, the minister of budget and national planning said. The draft figures must be approved by the upper chamber of parliament before the final budget can be submitted and signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. “It is the prerogative […]

Nigeria’s budget only good to pay salary—FG

Speaking at the forum, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, noted that the budget size of the country was not enough to carry all government’s programmes and also pay salaries of workers, stressing that the country had the least budget size in sub-Saharan Africa. She said:  “Our budget is significantly lower when attached to GDP.  […]

As Nigeria prepares for 2018 budget

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, in Abuja, flagged off preparatory activities for the 2018 Budget based on the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). This comes barely 24 hours after he signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law. Anchored by the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, the process is to ensure that the […]

2017 budget signed into law by Osinbajo

Nigeria’s acting president signed the 2017 budget into law later on Monday, one of his aides told Reuters, as Abuja plans record spending to pull Africa’s biggest economy out of recession. The OPEC member has been in recession since last year, largely due to low oil prices and militant attacks on the country’s Niger Delta […]

Quicken Deluxe Personal Finance and Budgeting Software

Quicken Deluxe 2016 Personal Finance & Budgeting Software  Quicken Deluxe Personal Finance and Budgeting Software offers you some assistance with managing your cash and spare. Sorts out your own fund, bank, charge card, speculation, and retirement accounts in one spot. Keep focused of spending and planning. Make and adhere to a financial plan. Add to […]

Going Green on a Limited Budget

Doing your part for the environment doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are plenty of steps you can take to live a more eco-friendly life that won’t cost you a dime. Here are just five tips for going green without going broke.1. Buy From Local VendorsIn addition to supporting the community, you’ll also […]

Save Your Marriage and Budget Your Wedding

Preparing for a wedding is stressful and time consuming. Preparing for a wedding on a budget can be even more so. When getting into wedding preparation mode you need to be organized, budget-conscious, and on the same page as your spouse, and even your family members.  Today, the generally accepted average wedding cost is around […]

$198 million maritime fraud: Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of the saboteurs

Eromosele Abiodun The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, thursday revealed that certain individuals and vested interest profiting from the insecurity in the Niger Delta are frustrating the execution of the $198 million maritime security contract approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking at a Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum held in Warri, Delta State, Amaechi vowed to […]

African market outlook Feb.22. 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Most Asian share markets followed S&P 500 futures lower on Thursday as speculation of faster hikes in U.S interest rates soured risk appetite globally. The dollar held […]

How to become top freelancer in 2018

The idea of making money online is spreading like wildfire as many people are indicating interest to begin freelance. There are several freelance websites from which interested people can start selling such as Fiverr, Upwork, Freelancer, PeoplePerHour etc. All of these websites have witnessed increased registration in the last few years due to the realization […]

How to become a connected blogger – Erstine Muki

1 Secret of Highly Connected Bloggers Highly connected bloggers have a little secret. This secret is powerful. Non-connected bloggers have no idea about this secret. My email inbox confirms this. Every day I get a steady flow of emails from strangers asking me to do stuff for them. Publish their guest post. Feature them. Place a sponsored […]

Good apps for personal finance (iPhone, iPad, etc)

Financial management requires your shrewdness, keeping a keen eye on where money is coming from and where it is going, and making the right decision at the right time. Some persons can earn money, but they fail to manage money. And this causes troubles in their lives. Managing money is equally important, and therefore, we […]

African markets factors and outlook Feb. 15, 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw the dollar pinned at two-week […]