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Buhari Signs 2019 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law. The president had submitted the 2019 budget of N8.83trillion to the Senate but was increased by about N10billion by the Upper House, bringing the amount to N8.92trillion. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the dignitaries who […]Read More

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Senate Concurs With Reps, Pass 8 Bills For Buhari’s Assent.

The Senate, on Wednesday, concurred with the House of Representatives on eight bills, passing them for third reading. They include Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria Bill, Chartered Institute of Social Work Practitioners (Est, etc) Bill, Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, and Corporate Bodies (Members Emolument) Act (Repeal) Bill. Others are National […]Read More

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Buhari Declines Assent To Five Bills.

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills from the National Assembly. The President’s decision was contained in five letters forwarded to the Senate, and read during the plenary on Wednesday. Senate President Bukola Saraki read the letters on the President’s decision to decline assent. The rejected bills are: Nigerian Film Commission Bill, 2018; […]Read More

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Senate confirms Hamman Tukur as director of Nigerian Financial Intelligence

The Senate, Wednesday, confirmed Modibbo R. Hamman Tukur confirmed as director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit. President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated Tukur as the director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit on January 7 in accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) Act 2018. Tukur, who is […]Read More

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2019 Budget: Buhari writes NASS, demands timely MTEF passage.

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper to both chambers of the National Assembly for consideration and approval. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, read Buhari’s cover letter on the document in the chambers during plenary on Tuesday. […]Read More