Tag Archives: National Assembly

2017 Budget: Presidency, National Assembly working together

2017 Budget: Presidency, National Assembly working together The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang said the Presidency and National Assembly are all working together to ensure the consideration of measures laid before the legislature by President Muhammed Buhari, including the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper. Senator Enang disclosed this …

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Corruption: Over N1.3tr embezzled since 1999-study

  Dayo Emmanuel   A report has revealed that a total of N1,354,132,400,000.00 was allegedly embezzled from the Nigerian coffers since the advent of democracy in 1999. The report, a product of in-depth research published in a document titled, “Justice or Impunity? High profile corruption cases crawling or gone to sleep,” by Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, gave the alarming figure allegedly …

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Pastor Tunde Bakare opposes sale of national assets

Pastor Tunde Bakare opposes sale of national assets Dayo Emmanuel   While the debate on possible sales of national assets to help the nation out of recession continues, one Nigerian opposed to the proposal is Lagos Pastor and Activist, Dr. Tunde Bakare. Bakare in his sermon today at his Later Rain Assembly, Lagos, said “Some people are saying they want …

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FG explains why capital releases are delayed

The Federal Government said, yesterday, that procurement procedure and low revenue were responsible for the delay in capital releases to service the 2016 Budget. The Minister of Budget and Planning, Senator   Udoma Udoma, disclosed this, in Abuja, while briefing the Sen. Danjuma Goje-led   Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the  2016 budget implementation. He lamented the level of performance …

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Nigerian Senate finally passes budget

After months of deliberations, the Nigerian Senate has passed the 2016 Federal budget Wednesday. There have been series of controversies over the budget since it was sent to the Senate by the Executive arm of government. Advertisement One of the confusing factors was hinged on allegations made against President Muhammadu Buhari and his Special Adviser for National Assembly Matters (Senate) …

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