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Hoodlums destroy, burn Senator Dino Melaye’s constituency projects

Hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday destroyed and set ablaze some constituency projects embarked upon by senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district of the state.

Senator Ekweremadu: One way to survive in Abuja is to organise protests

The deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says one way to earn a living in Abuja, the country’s capital city, is to organise protests.
Simon Kolawole

Budget as a tool of underdevelopment

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”.
Femi Adesina

Presidency: National Assembly distorted budget because of constituency projects

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.

Shehu Sani: Constituency projects have no place in democratic development

Constituency projects have no place in Nigeria’s democratic or constitutional development, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said.

Fed govt reads riot act to MDAs over payment of constituency projects

Lawal gave the warning at the opening of the Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum on the Implementation of Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects, in Abuja, on Thursday.

Lawmakers’ constituency project is corruption – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday launched another tirade against members of the National Assembly when he described the constituency projects being embarked upon by the lawmakers as “corruption”.

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