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2019 Elections: Buhari requests additional  N242bn for INEC, security agencies

Jude Johnson with Agency report The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its security agencies to enable them successfully conduct the 2019 general elections. The letter, which was read by Saraki at plenary on Tuesday, indicated that Buhari

Buhari signs 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday signed the N9.12 trillion 2018 appropriation bill into law. Buhari signed the budget at about 12 noon on Wednesday inside his office at the presidential villa Abuja. The two chambers of the National Assembly passed the 2018 budget on May 16, six months after it was

Real Story of National Assembly  joint session

The Parliamentary Support Group of the Senate and House of Representatives has unveiled what transpired at the Tuesday’s emergency secret meeting of the National Assembly (NASS). The group said that all members that spoke at the joint session were mainly members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano), said

National Assembly threatens Buhari, lists demands

The National Assembly(NASS) has threatened to invoke " the Constitutional Powers of  the Parliament" against president Muhammadu Buhari administration if it fails to implement the list if demand tabled before it. The demands were listed as part of  the outcome of an emergency executive joint session of both chambers of the

Shehu Sani reveals Nigerian senators’ pay

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly has revealed Nigerian Senators' pay packet. In a major interview with The News magazine, Sani said  he and his colleagues received N13.5 million monthly as running cost. The revelation by the Senator was the first time a member of the

Group asks President Buhari to sign Age Reduction Bill or be vetoed by NASS

•Commends 25 states assemblies for passing bill Babatunde Abiodun    The #NotTooYoungToRun movement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Age Reduction Bill whenever it is passed to him alongside other recommendations in the constitution amendment document. The group comprising of over 100 youth organizations drawn from different parts of

Budget : Adeosun assures on infrastructure development

Mrs kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance has on Sunday reiterated Federal government commitment to infrastructure development to boost the economy. In a statement issued by her spokesman, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde  in Abuja, she  said  the Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country She added  that