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    Politics FG To Submit Nigeria’s 2019 Budget To NASS In September –

    In an attempt to restore the January to December budget cycle, the federal government will present Nigeria’s 2019 budget to the National Assembly in September. Daily Trust quoted the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, … Read more via –...
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    Politics Presidency Explains Delay in Submitting INEC Budget – Thisdaylive

    The Presidency last night blamed the delay in submitting the supplementary budget, containing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) estimates for the 2019 general election, to the National Assembly on the late passage of the … Read more via Thisdaylive –
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    Politics 2019 polls budget: National Assembly panel suspends deliberations indefinitely – Punch Newspapers

    The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on the Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday suspended indefinitely, deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections. The Committee Chairman, Suleiman Nazif, who announced the indefinite...
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    Politics All motions in National Assembly must meet aspirations of Nigerians – Expert warns –

    A legislative expert, Ibrahim Usman has warned that all motions to be considered at both the Senate and House of Representatives must meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians. Usman told lawmakers at that National Assembly that motions are … Read more via Nigeria News today &...
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    Politics Group seeks law to strip defectors of their seats – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    A non-governmental organisation, United Global Resolve For Peace (UGRFP), wants the National Assembly to initiate a bill to strip defectors of their seats. Executive Director of the group, Shalom Olaseni, made the call … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Politics Acquittal: Senator Ugbane asks NASS to update website – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    National Assembly Senator Nicholas Ugbane, who represented Kogi East in the 5th and 6th National Assembly, has urged the federal legislature to update its website to reflect the decisions of two separate courts sitting in Abuja that discharged him of allegations … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Business Finally, National Assembly transmits PIGB to Buhari for assent – BusinessDay Newspaper

    The National Assembly has transmitted the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent. The development comes about four months after the harmonised version of the PIGB was adopted by the Senate. A source close to the office of …...
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    Politics How presidency, National Assembly can reconcile – Shehu Sani – Premium Times Nigeria News

    A senator has proposed solutions to the long-standing feud between the presidency and members of the National Assembly. Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial District, made his proposal in a Facebook post on Sunday The post he titled, ‘Immediate recipe for peace between the …...
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    Politics 2018 Budget: Buhari Orders Immediate Activation Of Economy – P.M.EXPRESS News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that urgent step be taken by all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to activate the nation’s economy following the signing of the 2018 budget into law. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator...
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    Politics NASS feeding Nigerians with stories to justify budget distortions – Budget DG – Vanguard Newspaper

    Two members of the Executive and Legislative arms of government clashed yesterday over the 2018 budget, with the Director of Budget, Mr. Ben Akabueze, accusing... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics 2018 Budget: Nigeria’s Real Enemies Are In The National Assembly – P.M.EXPRESS

    The National Assembly have once again betrayed the confidence of Nigerians as they continued to define themselves as the real enemies of Nigeria. The journey to discovery of the National Assembly as distractive agents stifling attempts at development of Nigeria began with the revelations of...
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    Politics Senator Ucha: John Oyegun destroying APC out of frustration – TODAY.NG

    Former Senator who represented Ebonyi Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Julius Ali Ucha, has lambasted the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, for enthroning impunity and illegality in the party. Ucha, who leads a faction of...
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    Politics Those Who Do Not Believe In The APC Should Leave -Sen Abdullahi – Leadership Newspaper

    Former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Niger Delta, Yahaya Abdullahi, is the Senator representing Kebbi North in the 8th National Assembly.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Why I Want To Return To Senate ―Smart Adeyemi – P.M.EXPRESS

    The immediate past senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi on Thursday, said the zeal to work with President Muhammadu Buhari, because of his integrity was a major factor he planned to return to the Senate. He also said although he had not finally decided on the next...
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    Politics Nigeria under pressure to implement delayed budget – Public Finance International

    Nigeria’s government has been urged by a non-governmental organisation to hasten implementation of the delayed 2018 budget and ensure it improves welfare. Patricia Donli, chair of the board of... Read more via Public Finance International – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics Senator Nwaoboshi: EFCC chief threatened to deal with me – TODAY.NG

    The Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, has alleged that Ibrahim Magu, Chairman of Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is persecuting him because of business transaction.......... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More...
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    Politics Benue NASS caucus: No plan to dump APC – TODAY.NG

    Amidst rumours of an impending defection of lawmakers from Benue state in the National Assembly from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to either the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the caucus has said it does not have such a plan for now.... Read...
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    Politics Saraki lists achievements as Senate celebrates third anniversary – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has listed the achievements of the 8th Senate since it was inaugurated three years ago. The 8th National Assembly was inaugurated on June 9, 2015 and is expected to run its course till June 9, 2019. In a statement signed … Read more via Premium Times...