Buhari signed the 2023 transition budget Tuesday morning at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and other members of the Federal Executive Council.
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According to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, the supplementary budget is meant for the capital expenditure component of the 2022 budget with attendant increase of deficit to N8.17trillion.
The court upheld the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting Monday in Damaturu, Yobe State, which held that Senate President Ahmad Lawan was not the APC candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District in the 2023 elections.
Lawan expressed displeasure on the non-functional Close Circuit Television (CCTV) at the prison which incapacitated management and security from preventing and responding appropriately to the attack that led to the escape of over 800 inmates.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has disclosed that there is no functional Closed Circuit Television in Kuje Medium Custodial Centre
The spokesperson for the Yobe North APC Senatorial Candidate Campaign Organisation, Husaini Mohammed Isah, raised the alarm in a statement on Tuesday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this after a closed-door session of the chamber on Wednesday, added that a delegation of the Chamber would on or before Friday this week visit Ekweremadu and his wife in London.
The bills include Public Enterprises (Privatization and Commercialization) Act (Repeal & Enactment) Bill, 2022; and Orthopaedic Hospitals Management Board Act (Amendment) Bill, 2022.
Adamu arrived at the National Assembly complex Wednesday afternoon, after, moved to the office of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, where he stayed briefly before the meeting commenced.
The request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary on Wednesday.
But an aspect of the article is capable of leaving the reader with a wrong impression, and that is what I have set out here to correct. This means this piece is actually not a rejoinder, in the full sense of that word, to the article by the good Professor. Just an amendment to it, as they would have described this effort of mine in Parliament.
Joe Aniku OhianiThe request is contained in a letter, dated June 6, and read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
Balogun’s notice of defection was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read at plenary on Wednesday
Sunday Fabiyi, Chairman, PASAN Abuja chapter, said this when he addressed his colleagues in Abuja.
Lawan in the message said June 12 is more than just a date for Nigerian people; “it represents a milestone in our journey to entrench a democratic polity.”
Nigeria is at a precarious time in its evolution. As I wrote in a previous column, Nigeria’s next president will be coming at a time the country is agonisingly sundered along ethnic and religious contours; at a time of seething anger and great uncertainty; when the economy is in shreds; corruption at the apogee; at such a perilous time when Nigerians cannot commute from one part of the country to another for fear of being killed and kidnapped; at such a vulnerable time when a dollar is N600 at the parallel market, and when over 13 million children are out of school. Nigeria’s next president will be coming at a time of anomie.
The current version, which was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari in February this year, prevents statutory delegates from taking part in party primaries.
The first republic politician and former lawmaker who represented Imo West Senatorial District, died on Sunday at the age of 83.
This comes ahead of Tuesday’s deadline for the sale of nomination and expression of interest forms for the All Progressives Congress.
Ndume, who is a former leader of the Northern Caucus of the All Progressives Congress, insisted that the ruling matter must zone its 2023 Presidency to the Southern region comprising the South-West, South-East and South-South geopolitical zones.