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Record-Breaking Defense Budget Still Does Nothing to Help Soldiers Who Can’t Afford Enough Food

Record-Breaking Defense Budget Still Does Nothing to Help Soldiers Who Can't Afford Enough Food

Our proxy war in Ukraine with Russia, rising tensions with China, and Congress’ attachment to the military-industrial complex allowed the birth of the biggest, ugliest defense budget seen in generations. This year Congress overwhelmingly passed a record-setting $858 billion defense budget and did so in and almost celebratory manner. You’d …

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Humanitarian minister denies padding her ministry’s budget

Humanitarian minister denies padding her ministry

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has denied adding N206bn to her ministry’s budget.   Appearing before the Senate Committee on Special Duties on Monday, November 21, to defend the 2023 budget, Farouq said the ministry requested some projects for the North East Development Commission and …

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2023 Budget: Buhari’s Minister Accuses Finance Ministry Of Budget Padding

Sadiya Farouq

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Monday, denied inserting N206 billion into the ministry’s 2023 budget estimates. Naija News reports that the Minister distanced herself and her ministry from the insertion while speaking at a budget defence session with the Senate Committee on …

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