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Science and Technology Ministry defends 2020 budget

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 has been proclaimed by President Muhammadu Buhari to hold the first session of the 9th Senate of Nigeria, also referred to as 9th National Assembly. The Proclamation is in accordance with Section 64 (3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). The President has delegated the Clerk …

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2020 Budget: Health Ministry wants N234.6m to engage diaspora doctors, nurses

The Federal Ministry of Health has proposed the sum of N234.620,402 million in the 2020 budget for hiring of Nigerian medical doctors, pharmacists, medical academics and other professionals in the sector from the diaspora. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this at the weekend, while defending diaspora-related parts of the budget before the …

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Reps to reintroduce Electoral Act Amendment Bill

The House of Representatives has vowed to reintroduce the Electoral Act Amendment Bill that President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to towards the end of his first term in office. Reps. The Chairman of the House Committee on Electoral Matters, Aisha Dukku, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the inaugural meeting of the committee, where she …

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NEITI defends N1.5billion 2020 budget

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said that it would release its 2017 audit report next week while that of 2018 would be released before the end of the year. Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr. Waziri Adio, made this disclosure at a budget defence with the House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources …

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Defence Minister meets Reps over 2020 budget

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday attended the budget sessions of three committees of the House, the first time a Speaker of the House would do so. Defence Minister meets Reps. The Speaker appeared at the separate budget defence sessions of the House Committees on Defence, Water Resources and …

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2020 budget defence: Reps grill NEMA over 2019 budget

The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 and the House of Reps Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar (APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration. 2020 budget defence. The oath of office was administered by the Clerk of the …

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Gbajabiamila finally meets Service Chiefs

The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 and the House of Reps Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar (APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration. The oath of office was administered by the Clerk of the house, Mr Patrick …

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