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Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has attributed the current state of insecurity in the North to the failure of leadership at the three ties of government to address and arrest poverty and underdevelopment.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has released details of National Assembly’s 2018 budget in public domain.
The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has mandated the Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mohammed Sani-Omolori, to make details of the National Assembly 2019 budget available for passage into law.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance to sell all recovered and liability-free assets in six months.
The federal government has spent about N300 billion on the National Social Investment Programmes in the last three years.
The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment on Monday revealed unlawful illegal financing of a privately owned company with N42 billion in the 2019 Budget proposal submitted for consideration to the National Assembly.
The Senate, yesterday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over what it described as the poor implementation of the 2018 budget, noting that Nigerians were not feeling the impact of government because of the failure of the executive to adequately fund the budget.
The Senate has advised the Federal Government to invest more in preventing corruption than fighting it.
The federal government has concluded plans to increase revenue by introducing new taxes, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara State, on Saturday, signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.
The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.
The Federal Government would send request to the National Assembly for adjustments to the 2019 budget to reflect ways of sourcing funds to pay the new national minimum wage which was approved by the Senate.
Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalization of the 2019 Budget Proposals.
About nine months into the Federal Government’s suspension of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) in air transport, airlines are yet to see the implementation.
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
An Upper Area Court I sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a student, Hamisu Abubakar, to two years in prison for stealing a wireless microphone from a Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church.
The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
Osun State citizens travelling home for Easter celebration will have the opportunity of free train transportation from Lagos to Osogbo, the state capital.
The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade-old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.