The Senate, on Wednesday, condemned the incessant spate of killings as a result of militancy, cult activities, boundary disputes and kidnappings in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Upper Legislative Chamber urged the Inspector-General of Police to ensure better security of lives and properties in the area. Senate reacts. These formed part […]
The Senate yesterday described as very meagre the N23 billion voted by the federal government in the 2020 budget estimate for the execution of capital projects by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. It however lauded the introduction of the Integrated Personel and Payroll Information Systems (IPPIS) in all federal government-owned establishments, which had saved […]
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has explained the move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry. Lawan said: “It has become absolutely necessary for us to do so as a country so that we can generate more revenues from our endowments.” He stated this while declaring open […]
The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP, Abia South), has said the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari is “nothing but a budget of taxation”. Abaribe made the statement during the deliberations of the Appropriation Bill.President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday presented a proposed N10.33 trillion budget to the national assembly for 2020.