President Muhammadu Buhari had requested the Senate to approve sovereign loans of $4.054bn and €710million as well as grant components of $125m for the proposed projects.
In a statement jointly signed by its President, Prof. Innocent Ujah, and Secretary-General, Dr Philips Ekpe, the NMA said the Federal Government should resolve all pending issues with NARD within 21 days in the interest of all concerned.
These were some of the highlights of the second batch of National Assembly Report Card released by OrderPaper Nigeria
Faleke, who spoke in a statement on Wednesday, was accused of organising the parallel congress in his Ikeja Federal Constituency
Professor Yusuf says there is still over N100 billion of such funds trapped in Nigerian banks.
By inviting NCC and INEC shunning its own invitation, it appears the House of Reps was acting a devious and utterly treacherous script
Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Eric Orjiekwe, the Director Press and Public Relations of the ministry on Friday.
Situation Room Convener, Ene Obi, at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja, also enjoined them to act in the interest of Nigerians at all times.
PDP made the appeal in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja.
Lawan in his remarks after a report on the bill was laid before the upper chamber on Wednesday, attributed the falsehood peddled in accusations fingering the leadership of the National Assembly of manipulating the contents of the bill as the work of mischief makers bent on blackmailing the leadership of the National Assembly.
The media, especially online, have been abuzz with posts, including pictorial, of the leaking roof of the assembly complex following a downpour on Tuesday.
The state Chairman of the workers, Ikechukwu Nwafor, said this on Wednesday in Abakaliki during a press conference organised in line with the directive of the national leadership of NLC.
She said that INEC would now be validly empowered by law to use card reader and other technologies to conduct elections.
Convener of the group, Clement Nwankwo, told a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday that government institutions, officials and individuals instigating armed thugs to attack innocent protesters should also be brought to justice.
The call was contained in a letter to both the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, made available to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday.
Hon. Raheem Olawuyi has suggested that the proposed N37 billion budgeted for National Assembly renovation should be channeled to development of education and other critical sectors.
Chidoka said this in a statement issued by Ikechukwu Okafor, his Special Adviser on Media Relations in Awka on Thursday.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on the leadership and members of the National Assembly to consider electoral reforms and constitutional amendment.
The CSOs stated this while addressing newsmen in Abuja as part of activities to mark the anti-corruption day.
The Trade Union Congress, Nigeria Labour Congress and United Labour Congress have threatened to embark on strike over the issue of National Minimum Wage.