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2019 Appropriation Bill

4 Mar 2020
The House of Representatives has passed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N346.388 billion for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), for its 2019 operations.
4 Jun 2019
Five days after taking oath of office, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed into law the N873.5 billion passed by the state House of Assembly. The governor said he would implement the budget within seven months, away from the 12 months circle a budget should be. He signed the budget into law alongside three…
27 Apr 2019
The Lagos State House of Assembly has stepped down debate and passage of the state’s 2019 Appropriation Bill after receiving report of its Committee on Economic Planning and Budget. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the House Committee on Economic Planning and Budget, on Friday, presented its report after about 80 days that…
25 Mar 2019
President Muhamamdu Buhari on Monday received the report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari had on Jan. 9 inaugurated the advisory committee chaired by an economist and financial expert, Mr Bismarck Rewane, where he reiterated his commitment to an upward…
28 Feb 2019
There is no gainsaying that Nigeria is not just a developing country but also one of the nations with very low human development index (HDI)...
17 Feb 2019
The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday Feb. 19 to Tuesday Feb. 26. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori made this known in a statement on Sunday. He said the postponement became necessary following postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election rescheduled for Saturday Feb.…
4 Jan 2019
Regarding the 2019 budget proposals recently presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly, a major concern stems from the fact that it is already running behind schedule. Given the preoccupation of the Lawmakers with political activities, it is unlikely that the proposals will receive urgent attention despite the President’s…

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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…