• Buhari must sign 2016 Budget as passed by National Assembly, says Senate

    Buhari must sign 2016 Budget as passed by National Assembly, says Senate

    The National Assembly on Tuesday said it would not go back on its position on the 2016 Appropriation Bill.

    The spokesperson of the Senate, Dr Abdullahi Sabi, told newsmen in Abuja that the 1999 Constitution had made provision for a supplementary appropriation in the event of omissions in the main budget.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there has been a controversy on the integrity of the budget, with the Executive and Legislature making different claims over it.

    There were allegations in […]

  • Women React Over Buhari’s Appointments Of  Non-Inclusion Of Women

    Women React Over Buhari’s Appointments Of Non-Inclusion Of Women

    Some Nigerian women groups have expressed concern over what they see as the neglect of women in President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointment of principal officers.

    The women raised the concern at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.

    The President of Women in Politics Forum (WIPF), Mrs Ebere Ifendu, said that the non-inclusion of women in the appointments so far made by the present administration would hamper the country’s democracy.

    “We warn that this exclusion of women if not immediately checked, may lead […]