Osinbajo To Assent 2017 Budget As Presidency, NASS Settle Differences

The Presidency and leadership of the National Assembly have resolved all the grey areas thatprevented the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo from assenting to the Appropriation Bill passed into law by the legislature last month. The agreement comes after three days of stormy deliberations between the executive and legislature. Presidency Breaks Silence On Why 2017 Budget Has Not Been Assented To Speaking to Vanguard Newspaper, a top Presidency source on Thursday night said the major areas ofdisagreement had been resolved by the two sides,

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FG to CCT, We have serious case against Saraki

The Federal Government on Thursday asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal to dismiss the no-case submission filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to fault the evidence led by the prosecution in relation to the 16 charges of false declaration of assets and other related offences preferred against him. The Senate President, through his no-case submission filed before the CCT on May 26, 2017, contended that none of the exhibits tendered and evidence given by

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Biafra: Northern Youths Dare El-Rufai, Insist Igbo People Must Leave

A Coalition of Northern groups, tagged ‘Kaduna Declaration’, has dared Governor Nasir El-Rufai, as it insisted that the Nigerian Government should as a matter of urgency, initiate the process for a peaceful referendum to allow the Igbos go their way. The groups had on Tuesday came up with a position paper presented as the Kaduna Declaration, calling on the authorities and the international community to step in to formalize the actualization of the dream of

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INEC Registers APDA, Four Other New Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday registered five new political parties. It is understood that the five new political parties were part of the 95 associations that applied to the Commission for registration as political parties. The new parties are Young Progressive Party (YPP), Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), New Generation Party of Nigeria (NGP), All Democratic Peoples Movement (ADPM) and Action Democratic Party (ADP). APDA is the new party floated by former

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Senate approves President Buhari’s 82- year old ambassador, two others (see list)

– Retired justice Sylvanus Nsofor from Imo state has been confirmed as an ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – The retired justice was confirmed despite DSS reports against him – The confirmation was however based on the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs’s recommendation Nigeria Senate has confirmed 82-year old retired justice Sylvanus Nsofor from Imo state as an ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Nsofor’s nomination by the Presidency was initially rejected

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