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The National Assembly will on Thursday embark on its two-month annual recess but the lawmakers have yet to act on the virement and supplementary budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to fix date for national census scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Kaduna State on Wednesday emerged winner of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) North West Zonal National Science Quiz Competition.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nigerian health sector as one of the worst health indices in the world, lamenting that the sector is underfunded by the government.
Members of the House of Representatives warned on Thursday that security challenges in the country would continue to worsen, leading to anarchy if more protests by policemen occurs across the Federation.
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 Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the automatic exchange of information between Nigeria and other countries, in its pursuit of tax defaulters.
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.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday urged lawmakers to remain focused in carrying out their legislative mandates notwithstanding the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
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.
The deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says one way to earn a living in Abuja, the country’s capital city, is to organise protests.
The public relations officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood, has blamed the industrial action in Borno state on the delay in the passage of 2018 budget.
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 Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Friday said the reduction of the allocation for the expansion of Special Economic Zones/Industrial Parks projects in the 2018 budget could have an adverse effect on the economy.
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.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has embarked on “Quality Management System’’ (QMS) training as part of rebuilding process to uphold standard.
The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), on Monday commenced distribution of fertiliser to farmers in 101 wards of nine local government areas of Southern Borno Senatorial District.
Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of a Turkish Minister hailing “a goal against the virus of fascism”.
No fewer than 92 personnel of the Nigerian Airforce on Monday graduated from Industrial Training Fund (ITF)’s Works Skills Development Programme at ITF’s Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), Abuja.
The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Legislature of impending doom.
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said Friday that she welcomes any dialogue between US President, Donald Trump, and Russian President, Vladimir Putin, commenting on the recent announcement of a future visit by Putin to the White House.
The opposition party had long mooted the idea of name change, but had slowed down on the decision because a majority of its members were not disposed to it, and those who wanted it could not convince the others.
With no clear successor to longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerians may well see their frail leader who rarely appears in public cling on for a fifth term in office.
Mr Ferdinand Ekeoma, the Media Assistant to Dr Alex Otti, has accused the Abia Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, of performing badly in office.
Following the statement made by the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Osun State Electoral Committee in the just concluded governorship primary, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, that complaints could be made to an appeal panel after the party’s primary, an aspirant in the primary, Mr. Rasheed Adegoke, has said that efforts to submit his petition has been thwarted as the panel in non-existent.