PDP senator defects to APC
A senator representing Gombe South Senatorial District under the platform of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Joshua Lidani, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Lidani’s move was announced in the Senate on Wednesday by Ahmad Lawan, representing the APC in Yobe North constituency, Yobe state. “Let me inform this Senate that…
Senate in rowdy session over alleged $3.8b subsidy funds
The sitting of the Senate was yesterday uproarious following a resolution to probe operation of an alleged $3.8 billion Fuel Subsidy Under-recovering Fund...
Senate Leader, Lawan, wins Yobe North APC senatorial ticket
The Senate Leader, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has clinched the Yobe North Senatorial ticket to contest election on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.The Returning Officer, Umar Kareto, who announced the results of the primaries on Tuesday in Gashua....
Hope rises on 2019 polls budget as National Assembly leaders meet today
Leaders of the National Assembly will meet today within its precincts to discuss the proposed budget for the 2019 election.
Fresh anomalies stall transmission of PIGB by National Assembly to Buhari
Three months after both chambers of the National Assembly passed the harmonised version of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), freshly observed anomalies have stalled its transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
Question mark in the headline suggests robust doubt, lack of conviction, some bit of tentativeness – something editors should keep severely at bay. At least this much we were told by journalism teachers in those days.
‘Why 2018 budget may not be ready in first quarter’
Hopes of reversing some of the negative trends in the nation’s economy may be dimmed by the Federal Government’s inability to fix the problems that have bedevilled budget preparations.