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Senate passes N9.1trn 2018 Budget

The Nigerian Senate has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill, Punch reports.

The budget had been presented before the National Assembly In November by President Muhammadu Buhari, where he proposed a sum of N8.6 trillion

The report had been tendered during the Tuesday plenary, and was considered and adopted on Wednesday.

The budget was raised by N500 million to a total sum of N9.1 trillion, with the oil benchmark increased from $45 to $51 per barrel.

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