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National Assembly Needs Money – Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday said the National Assembly requires adequate funding in carrying out its statutory functions. Saraki said this when he paid a working visit to the chairman and members of the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) at their temporary office located, in Utako, Abuja. Reacting to …

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INEC Lost 85 Staff In 2017 Alone – Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has disclosed that about 85 staff out of 16,000 died between January and December, 2017 due to various illnesses. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmud Yakubu made the disclosure while defending the 2018 budget estimates of the electoral body before the Senate …

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Buhari Proposes N8.6trn Budget For 2018


Nigeria’s Joint National Assembly has been presented with 2018 budget by President Buhari today. The Federal Government plans to spend about N8.6tn next year, a jump of about 15 per cent from the N7.44tn budgeted for the current year. The figures were contained in the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework …

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Yoruba Youths Kick Against Restructuring

Members of the Yoruba Youths Congress (YYC) have kicked against agitations for restructuring of the country, stressing that it is ill-timed.Besides, the group said the National Assembly can legislate on certain issues, especially, resource control to favour the state governments. The group said those yearning for regional government as a …

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We Can’t Disclose Our Allowances – Senate

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, has lamented the constant harassment of the Senate by Nigerians, adding that the upper legislative chamber cannot disclose its salaries and allowances.Abdullahi said this during a live programme on Channels Television titled, ‘Politics Today.’ The Senate spokesman also …

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