Barring last-minute move, the National Assembly was yet to receive the details of the Federal Government 2016-2018 External Borrowing (Rolling) Plan of $29.9 billion, 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) from the Executive arm of government, checks last night revealed.
Sources close to the leadership of the National Assembly said yesterday that the details demanded by the lawmakers as precondition for the consideration of the President’s requests has not been submitted.
Recall that both chambers of the […]
According to reports, the Federal Government is still having outstanding accrued rights due its employees that retired between 2015 and October 2016 amounting to N63.34 billion.
Director General of National Pension Commission (PENCOM), Chinelo Anohu-Amazu who disclosed this at a function organised by the National Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Abuja also said the total registered participants in the Contributory Pensions Scheme (CPS) have increased to 7, 240,196 as at September 2016.
The DG further said that a total of 174, 844 […]
It was gathered that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has refuted the claim that it had concluded plans to reduce the number of graduates to be mobilised for the 2016 batch ‘B’ orientation course by 67 per cent.
It said the information flying around on the social media about the development was not the position of the scheme, insisting that no pronouncement has yet been made on the matter.
In an interview yesterday, the Public Relations Officer ofCorps, Mrs. Abosede Aderibigbe, […]
Efforts to use a workable model to resolve the crisis in the Niger Delta are responsible for the delay in the takeoff of the planned negotiation with stakeholders of the region, according to the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu.
Kachikwu who was a special guest at the 2016 convocation of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, near Warri, Delta State said the government was searching for a model that would be different from the existing ones that […]
A House of Representatives member for Orumba North-South in Anambra State, Mr. Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to come to terms with his position as the President of Nigeria.
Ezeonwuka spoke at Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Saturday during his reception by the Okeani General Assembly.
He accused the Buhari administration of bigotry and lopsidedness in actions.
He said, “The moment you contested an election and won, you become the President of the Federal Republic of […]
According to reports, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that there is no vaccine that is clinically proven to be effective in the prevention of Lassa fever at the moment.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of NCDC told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja that the only medical tool available to combat the disease for now was called Ribavrin.
According to Ihekweazu, Ribavrin is a medicine if given early to patients who are infected […]
President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday said that he was yet to see the right policies being put in place to end the recession Nigeria is experiencing.
He said that the Economic Team of the President would be held accountable for the recession.
Saraki said the Senate would summon the Presidential Economic Team on resumption next week for full briefing.
At that session, he vowed to ensure that Nigerians are told the truth about the economy, adding that the federal legislators […]
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Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has affirmed that paucity of fund is hampering his government in the appointment of commissioners.
Aregbesola, who spoke while breaking fast with journalists on Tuesday, said that the dwindling federal allocation has really affected the state explaining that appointment of commissioners would be additional burden.
He said that the state could not afford such burden at present adding that the government as presently constituted is going through harrowing experiences, stressing that the state is being run […]
The University of Lagos, Akoka on Friday said it had not made any pronouncement concerning the mode of screening it would employ for placement of candidates seeking admission in the 2016/2017 academic session.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Rahamon Bello, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos.
NAN reports that the VC spoke against the backdrop of rumours that the institution had announced the release of cut off marks and the mode for […]
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is yet to assign any particular committee or set up a panel to investigate the allegations of improper conduct, attempted rape and soliciting for prostitutes in Ohio, United States of America, USA, against three members of the House during international leadership programme.
Dogara had, weekend, stated that the three lawmakers were adjudged innocent until found guilty by any panel or committee.
“Judgment can only be passed when an allegation is proven,” the Speaker had […]