The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, and the Acting, Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Terhembe Nongo, over N15 billion allocated to a private company in the ministry’s budget.
The National Assembly has warned the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and heads of all Federal Government revenue-generating agencies against engaging in unauthorised spending of revenues without the approval of the federal lawmakers as required by law.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the desire of the ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly is to have the budget cycle return to January to December.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of all the 43 ministerial nominees sent to the red chamber by President Muhammdu Buhari.
Nigerian Lawmakers, Police, Judges Most Corrupt, Says TI, National Assembly kicks
Olabode Adaramola The Niger State chapter of the All Progressives Congress( APC) and members-elect have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan as the Senate President and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly, in the Green Chambers of the National Assembly, Abuja. The State’ s party Chairman, Engr. Jibrin Imam […]
On 23rd February 2019, general election was held across Nigeria to elect the President, members of the National Assembly. The election was earlier scheduled for 16th February but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the polls by a week at 03:00 on the original polling day, citing logistical challenges in getting electoral materials to […]
The National Assembly may have concluded plans to review some of the enabling laws that might have caused inhibitions to the growth of the stock market and hinder it from playing its pivotal role in capital formation. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Mr. Bukar Mustapha, gave this hint on Thursday during his visit […]
It is scandalous that a Government institution constitutionally charged with making Laws for the peace, order and good governance of Nigeria is abdicating its duty to abide by its own Laws, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) said today as it named the National Assembly into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for persistently flouting […]
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday signed the 2017 budget almost four weeks after the National Assembly transmitted the appropriation bill to the presidency. President Muhammadu Buhari had given Osinbajo, the green light to sign the 2017 budget. President Buhari in a letter addressed to Budget Minister, Udoma Udo Udoma said it […]