SaharaReporters has released the budgets and appropriations outlined in the 2016 Appropriations bill passed by the National Assembly and signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. These budgets have not been distributed for the public’s use before and have been published by this platform in attempt to generate dialogue between Nigerians on spending nationwide.

President Muhammadu Buhari signing the 2016 budget

The release of these budgets follows a statement to SaharaReporters by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, that he “had no duty or obligation” to discuss his ministry’s budget with the public.

SaharaReporters aims to provide this information to the public so that they can hold their elected representatives and public servants accountable.

The following budgets are available for viewing (please note that many documents have both a BUDGET SUMMARY tab and a LINE ITEM tab which can be accessed at the bottom of each document). To search for specific items select 'Find' in the Edit bar at top of Google sheet.


All 2016 Zonal and Constituency Development Projects

Ministry of Agriculture

Auditor General

Budget and National Planning

Code of Conduct Bureau

Code of Conduct Tribunal

Ministry of Communication and Technology

Consolidated Revenue Fund

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Environment

Federal Civil Service Commission

Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory

Federal Character Commission

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fiscal Responsibility Commission

Ministry of Health

Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission

Ministry of Information and Culture

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Labour

Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Petroleum Resources

Office of the National Security Adviser

Ministry of the Niger Delta

National Salaries, Incomes, and Wages Commission

Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation

Police Service Commission

Population Commission

Office of the President (Line Item)

Office of the President (Summary)

Revenue Mobilization, Allocation, and Fiscal Commission

Ministry of Science and Technology

Secretary to the Government of the Federation

Ministry of Solid Minerals

Federal Ministry of Special Duties SGF

Ministry of Trade and Investment

Ministry of Transportation

Ministry of Water Resources

Minstry of Women Affairs

Ministry of Works, Power, and Housing

Ministry of Youth and Sports

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