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4 Sep 2016
The details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s bill, seeking emergency powers to fix the economy, are still unfolding. By the time the National Assembly resumes in a matter of days from recess ...
1 Sep 2016
This is one question that has refused to go away. And not being optional, it is a question that must be answered. How much have we, the people as provided in the constitution ...
1 Sep 2016
Timely passage of the 2016 budgets of key statutory agencies by the National Assembly would allow the Federal Government push the economy out of recession, the Presidency said yesterday.
31 Aug 2016
Not long ago, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, his Deputy, Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, and other key figures in the Senate were charged to court for alleged forgery of the rules and guidelines of the Senate.
31 Aug 2016
The many controversies dogging the 2016 Budget provide an opportunity for Nigeria to undertake a comprehensive budget reform that will close the structural and procedural gaps which limit transparency and accountability in the budget process.
30 Aug 2016
As President Muhammadu crafts a bill that would allow the National Assembly grant him emergency powers to rescue Nigeria’s economy from recession, no one can miss his sense of urgency, even desperation, to make life more abundant for Nigerians.
30 Aug 2016
The National Assembly yesterday indicated its opposition to President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest for emergency powers on economy. The Presidency was said to have perfected plans to send an emergency economic stabilization bill to the Legislature for approval.
30 Aug 2016
Senator Yusuf Yusuf (All Progressives Congress, Taraba Central), yesterday, called on the National Assembly to enact laws to block leakages and other irregularities in the non-oil sector.
29 Aug 2016
As a small town boy, the countryside holds a special attraction for me. I went back to my roots some days ago for a ceremony and the grinding poverty at home would seem to have notched up a few steps towards the worse.
26 Aug 2016
The recent approval of the 2017-2019 budget framework by the Federal Government is triggering contention among some members of the House of Representatives.
24 Aug 2016
The National Assembly has reduced the budget of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by 50 per cent.The director of the Bank in charge of Financial System Stability (FSS) 20:2020 Implementation Committee, Suleyman Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja, yesterday.
24 Aug 2016
One of the tragedies of the current unitary system of governance Nigeria practises and the consequential mono-product economy foisted on the Nigerian Federation is the transformation of Nigeria’s federating units into dependents and mere distribution centres.

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