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The Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini, said on Wednesday that the House will continue to come up with legislation and align with other organs of government to ensure the peace and stability as well as provision of all-round development in the State.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
The Federal Government has allayed fears in some quarters that the current economic recession in the country will affect the prompt payment of workers’ salaries in November and December 2020.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year.
Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has advocated the management of the funds for ecological challenges in the country by states and not the Federal Government in Abuja.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Friday said the 2021 budget of N13.08 trillion would be passed by the National Assembly in December.
The National Assembly has said for Nigeria to reduce the cost of governance, more attention should be paid to the executive arm of the Federal Government which takes the significant majority of the nation’s budget annually.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello on Thursday presented a budget of N151.2 billion for the 2021 fiscal year to the Niger State House of Assembly.
The Senate yesterday asked the federal government to follow the example of United Arab Emirate, UAE, in fishing out sponsors of Boko Haram in Nigeria for immediate prosecution.
The Senate has described as, “fallacy of the highest order,” a statement credited to the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), on the state of Nigerian roads.
The House of Representatives is mulling a bill seeking to grant immunity to the Supreme Court justices, chief judges of the Federal High Court and the 36 states of the federation and that of the Federal Capital Territory.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that nobody is above the scrutiny of the National Assembly.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the legislature is the most misunderstood arm of Government.
The frosty relationship between Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and his embattled Deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, yesterday, took a new twist as a plot to impeach the deputy governor thickened.
Mallam Abba Kyari died on Friday 17th of April, 2020 at the age of 67 years. The patriot died the way he would have preferred, at the very front line of service, sadly seized by a plague against which he was defending his beloved fatherland, Nigeria.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded emergency measures on the part of the Executive arm to protect the Nigerian people and the economy from the potentially dire consequences of a widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 among the populace.
The Senate, on Tuesday, said the review of the 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly has become inevitable as a result of tumbling oil prices amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.
The U.S. government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ‘kick’ several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.
The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the former Bauchi State Director General of Bauchi Geographic and Information System (BAGIES), Honourable Baba Abubakar Suleiman in Court over allegations of fraud and obtaining money under false pretense.
The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has picked ‘The Milkmaid’ as the country’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2021 Oscars.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, says the rights of women and girls, and gender equality, must be the focus to stop new HIV infections.
The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa, has instituted scholarship programme for no fewer than 1,000 indigents students in secondary and tertiary institutions from his Senatorial zone as part of deliberate efforts to assist the underprivileged to acquire western education in the area.