Budget 2020: Senate tinkers with timetable, shifts deadline
Despite its avowed commitment to giving accelerated consideration to processing of the 2020 budget proposal, the Senate has run into hitches with its schedule for the exercise.
Senate defends N125b budget for National Assembly
The Senate yesterday justified the N125 billion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the National Assembly budget for the 2020 fiscal year. The National Assembly has a lot of staff to take care of in both chambers. The number of committees is large too because of the volume of work.
‘Why NASS will override Buhari on NABRO bill’
The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Timothy Golu, yesterday, gave insight into why the National Assembly was keen on overriding President Muhammadu Buhari on the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO) Bill. Buhari is yet to append his signature to the document required to strengthen the budgetary process after…