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    NASS Proposes July-Dec Budget Preparation Calendar

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    The National Assembly has identified  15 key reform strategies, including the adoption of a budget calendar which will begin with the submission of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) by the  second week in July and end with the President signing the  Appropriation Bill into law by third week of December every year. The strategies…

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    Recession: Saraki Urges Diaspora Support For FG

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    Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday urged Nigerians in Diaspora to support the present administration to beat recession in the country with their pool of expertise on different sectors of the economy. According to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sanni Onogu, the Senate President made the appeal during an interactive…

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    APC, PDP Senators Close Ranks Over Recession

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    For the first time in more than a year,  All Progressives Congress (APC) senators and their Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) counterparts closed ranks to push back a receding economy. Separate meetings held by APC and PDP, agreed  that members should forget their differences and discuss issues affecting Nigeria, the federal legislature and the fortune of their…

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    Senate To Investigate Economic Recession – Saraki

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    President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday said that on resumption next week, the Senate will investigate the cause of the country’s receding economy and also pass emergency pieces of legislation to tackle it. He said the time for identifying the cause of the economic recession and those responsible for it was over…

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    How Senate Will Help Nigeria Out Of Recession – Saraki

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    President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday disclosed that on resumption next week, the Senate will pass emergency pieces of legislation to tackle the receding economy. He stated that the time for identifying the cause of the economic recession and those responsible was over and that all political leaders should start working…

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    Saraki: Accountability, Key To North East Development Plan

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    Senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday warned that without accountability and stringent oversight, the efforts to rehabilitate the insurgency-ravaged north east zone would fail. Saraki’s statement signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Yusuf Olaniyonu, was in response to the conclusion of a four-day visit by the United Nations special rapporteur…

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    Katsina: The Power State Of Nigeria?

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    Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman’s seminal thesis, “The Transformation of Katsina 1796—1903”, may be an intellectual pointer to the political stature of Katsina State in North-western Nigeria, but TORDUE SALEM in this analysis, attempts to unravel the enigma in its meteoric rise to power and distinction. Niger State may have been coronated as the Power State…

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