• Budget padding not possible without help of executive – Ex-speaker Na’Abba

    Budget padding not possible without help of executive – Ex-speaker Na’Abba

    A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ghali Na’Abba, has called for proper investigation of the role played by officials in the executive arm in the current budget padding controversy.

    Na’Abba made the call while answering questions from Energy Correspondents, at a workshop organised by Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) in Kano.

    He said it was impossible for the budget to be padded without the connivance of government officials.

    “This stealing of funds cannot be possible without active connivance with […]

  • President Buhari holds ‘private meeting’ with Alake of Egbaland, Na’Abba, Justice Oguntade

    President Buhari holds ‘private meeting’ with Alake of Egbaland, Na’Abba, Justice Oguntade

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had a ‘private meeting’ with the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

    The Oba went to the President’s office alone, Newsmen reports.

    After the meeting with the Oba, President Buhari also met behind closed doors with former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba.

    Buhari also received a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice George Oguntade, in his office.

    The duo, who came separately, also did not speak with journalists at […]