Bala Ibn Na’Allah
‘Constituency projects complement basic infrastructure in rural communities’
If you observe before making that comment I said I was representing over 18 military generals, both serving and retired. So, if a community like Zuru could produce 18 generals that tells you Zuru is like no other part of this country with that kind of officers.
National Assembly may sanction indicted lawmakers over mace theft
The National Assembly may sanction indicted lawmakers next week over the invasion of the Senate chambers and snatching of its mace last year. The invasion of the Senate chambers on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, caught every lawmaker unawares and threw them into panic particularly with regards to the fact that the invasion happened in spite…
National Assembly downplays Buhari’s 2018 budget concerns
The National Assembly on Wednesday shrugged off concerns raised by President Mohammadu Buhari over the 2018 budget as passed by the lawmakers. Speaking with State House correspondents moments after President Buhari signed the fiscal document seven months after, the Senate Deputy Majority Leader, Bala Ibn Na'Allah noted that passing the budget way it was sent…
Senate threatens to suspend work on 2018 budget
Senators yesterday threatened to suspend passage of the 2018 budget estimates following the failure of the presidency to keep its promise to implement...
The Senate and aviation troubles
If the Senate expected plaudits for its recent lamentation on the woes of the aviation industry in the country, its expectation would be cut off for obvious reasons.
Senate rates Nigeria’s aviation environment most hostile in the world
Bala Ibn Na’Allah told the visiting pilots and engineers that the Executive, and not Legislature, should be pressurised to urgently do what is right for the sector to grow and be in proper shape.
Senate defers Magu’s confirmation to next week
The Senate yesterday deferred the screening of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu to Thursday next week.
Obasanjo seeks merger of MDAs in states
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented the high cost of governance just as he challenged state governors to merge some Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as a way of cutting cost.