Makinde Swears In 10 New Commissioners

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has Sworn-in ten new Commissioners. The new Commissioners were Sworn-in on Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Ibadan. The newly sworn-in Commissioners are: Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun as Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism; Dr Bode Ladipo as Commissioner for Health; Hon. Adeniyi Adebisi as Commissioner for […]

SERAP Urges Buhari To Cut 26 Billion Naira Presidency Budget

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to cut the 26 billion naira presidency budget for the construction of the presidential wing at the State house medical centre, local and foreign travels, meals and refreshments, sitting allowance, and welfare package. In the letter signed by SERAP Deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, […]

“Nigeria Will Spend Years Building Its Immunization Infrastructures” -UNICEF

The United Nation Children’s Fund says Nigeria needs to spend the next two to three years building its immunisation infrastructure to enable the country to access and administer the World Health Organisation malaria vaccine. Nigeria Representative of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Mr Peter Hawkins, said this in an interview with News Agency […]

Senate Approves President Buhari’s Revised Submission Of 2022-2024 MTEF

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s revised submission of the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework. The revised submission was received and referred to the Committee on Finance on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, for expeditious consideration ahead of Thursday’s budget presentation to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. Consequently, Wednessday’s approval of the revised […]

Buhari To Present 2022 Appropriation Bill Tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2022 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday, October 7, 2021.. The event is expected to come up by 12.00p.m. The letter of request by President Buhari to make the formal presentation was read at plenary by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan.

“Nigeria Willing To Extend Helping Hand To South Sudan” -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria is always willing to extend a helping hand to the Republic of South Sudan towards political and economic stability. This is as he expresses concerns over the political instability of Libya, saying that so long as the country remains unstable, the proliferation of arms and light weapons in the […]

Buhari To Present 2022 Appropriation Bill To National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to present the 2022 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday, October 7, 2021. The Deputy Senate President, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege made the disclosure on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, while presiding over the plenary as the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, was absent. […]

“Confirm Hussein Bala-Yusuf As FCT Chief Judge”, Buhari Tells Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the nomination of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read President Buhari’s letter on the floor at plenary. In August, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, swore in Justice Hussein […]

“FG Not Treating Bandits With Kid-Gloves” -Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said the accusation in certain quarters that it is treating bandits with kid-gloves is erroneous and misleading. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in Abuja. Speaking on renewed onslaught against bandits, the Minister said banditry is criminality with no basis on […]

Senate Confirms EFCC Board Members

The Nigerian Senate has adopted a report by its Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes for the confirmation of nominees as board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). After the report was read by the Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, who also represented Kaduna North Senatorial District, Senators who made contributions […]