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Centre for Social Justice, a Civil Society Organisation, has cautioned the executive and legislative arms of government against playing politics with the 2019 election budget.
As President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for London on a 10-working day vacation, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has alleged that the President’s vacation is designed as an alibi to exonerate him from planned “political illegalities, forceful invasion and mayhem” about to be visited on the polity, particularly the National Assembly.
Economists have expressed optimism that the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria would retain the benchmark lending rate due to uncertainties in the global and domestic environment.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) of free, fair, and credible elections in 2019.
Tension was high in the National Assembly on Tuesday as President Muhammadu Buhari asked lawmakers to deduct N228 billion from the N517 billion allegedly padded into the 2018 Budget to finance the supplementary budget meant 2019 general elections submitted on Tuesday for consideration.
Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo speaking part of Nigeria, has tasked the federal government over timely completion of the second Niger Bridge project.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday said it would review the Lagos State Traffic Law, following the June 28 tanker explosion which claimed lives in the state.
UNAIDS Country Director for Nigeria, Dr Erasmus Morah, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to increase the funds allocated to HIV treatment in the 2018 budget from N1.5 billion to the required N7.5 billion.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday accused Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and Ministers of sponsoring protests against the National Assembly.
Over 90.6 percent of the 6,529 new projects inserted into the 2018 budget by the National Assembly do not align with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP.
The Senate on Tuesday said it would revisit calls for State Police and design framework for mopping up 350 million light weapons suspected to be in circulation within Nigeria.
Thousands of protesters have besieged the main entrance of the National Assembly to protest against the increase and introduction of new projects into the 2018 budget by the legislature.
In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.
The Presidency on Friday insisted that members of the National Assembly deliberately distorted the 2018 Budget presented to them by President Muhammadu Buhari in order to increase their allocation for constituency projects.
Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari expressed reservations over some alterations in the 2018 budget, both chambers of the national assembly have sent a response to the president.
The South East Senate Caucus has expressed shock over reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Enugu Airport Terminal.
Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, on Thursday, says 2018 budget projections are achievable with cooperation from the National Assembly and other stakeholders.
Nigeria's vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said whenever he wants to sack a public official found to be corrupt, calls from religious and political leaders reach him not to do so.
Cristiano Ronaldo says he knows he is a role model on and off the football pitch and insists he remains focused despite a rape allegation against him.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Monday commended the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for promising to give the South-West the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) slot, if elected.
The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it was adhering strictly to rules and regulations guiding appointments, promotions and discipline in the Nigeria Police Force.
Founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and Biafra Independent Movement, Ralph Uwazuruike, on Monday said that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, does not actually work for Biafra’s independence, but for his own “selfish interest.”
A commercial cyclist, Olamide Moshood, of No 13, Sakamo Street, Niger road, Ilorin, has been dragged before an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly riding his motorcycle in a dangerously manner.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will, on Tuesday, visit Bauchi State to officially launch the Federal Government’s Social Investment programme, TraderMoni.
After leading Portugal’s Sporting to their first win of the 2018/2019 European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League, Africa’s sole representative at the 2018 ITTF World Cup, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has arrived Paris, France, in readiness for the three-day tournament which serves off on Friday October 19.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has been hijacked by ‘mercenaries’, Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Ojukwu, has said.
The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday described as callous and despicable, the murder of the treasurer of the party’s Ekiti State chapter, Mr. Moses Olaoye.