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2018 Appropriation Bill
Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly has asked Nigerians and Lagos residents in particular to continue to pray for and support the House in its bid to serve them better.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says the national assembly has no constitutional right to rewrite and pass the budget.
Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday said that the National Assembly was not a department in the Presidency.
The Federal Government has budget over N5.30bn for the National Grazing Reserve Development, while N25.1 billion is for the promotion and development of Value Chain across more than thirty different commodities.
The Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate, Alhaji Bala Ibn Na’allah, on Wednesday said that the National Assembly was unperturbed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s concerns about the adjustments it made in the 2018 Appropriation Bill.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.
The United States Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
BudgIT, a civil society organisation, has expressed disapproval of the recently passed 2018 budget as being overly optimistic, especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Danjuma Goje, has said that no provision was made in the 2018 Budget for any increase in minimum wage during the year.
The Budget was increased by the legislature by N508 billion, from N8.61 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari in Appropriation Bill presented to the assembly in November, 2017.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday said the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion would be passed on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA), has urged the National Assembly to aid economic growth by not reneging on its pledge to pass the 2018 Budget on May 16.
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The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.
A former Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has accused the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of personally refusing to submit his name as the governorship candidate of the party in the March 9, 2019 election.
The Chairman, Senate committee on Judiciary, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, on Monday said the Senate will partner with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to ensure that owners of copyright get adequate reward for their labour.
The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.
Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education.
Poultry farmers in Plateau have decried the continued increase in the prices of chicken feed in the country.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Bayelsa State has sealed nine petrol stations and an illegal liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) station in Yenagoa for expired licences and lack of basic operational equipment.
President of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Professor Olukunle Iyanda, has urged the federal government to strengthen education of her citizens and de-monetization of politics as a way of strengthening democracy in Nigeria.
A 29-year-old man, Efosa Omodude, has revealed that he killed his lover’s father in self defence in Sanga area of Kaduna State. Efosa who is currently on the run, said his greatest undoing began when he fell in love with a damsel identified as Serifat, in Kaduna state, where he was born.