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Lawan Gives Appropriations C’ttee Wednesday Deadline To Conclude Budget Defense

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has given the Committee on Appropriations till Wednesday this week to conclude budget defense by subcommittees of the upper chamber. Lawan explained that the ultimatum became necessary in keeping with the December 14 timetable for the passage of the 2022 budget by the National Assembly. He added that working…

Senate President Gives MDAs One-Week To Defend Budget Proposals

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has given a one-week ultimatum to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government yet to appear before relevant Committees to defend their budget proposal for 2022, to do so or risk zero allocation in the coming year. Lawan gave the ultimatum in an announcement moments before the upper chamber adjourned…

MDAs Sabotaging Buhari’s Efforts to Provide Critical Infrastructure – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has raised the alarm that some Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government are out to sabotage the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to provide critical infrastructure across the country. According to Lawan, despite several invitations extended by the Local and Foreign Debt Committee of the Senate, the MDAs have…

MDAs Must Generate N1trn Annually To Fund Budget – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would mount more pressure on revenue generating agencies to ensure that they remit N1 trillion naira in revenues annually, to enable the federal government fund its budget. Lawan stated this on Wednesday in his remarks after the chamber approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s submission…

Customs Raises Alarm Over Patronage of Smuggled Vehicles by Some MDAs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday, told members of the House of Representatives that many escort vehicles used by ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) are from smugglers. This is according to Aliyu Saidu, NCS Assistant Comptroller-General (ACG) in charge of ICT/modernization. He said, “Unfortunately today the big men in Nigeria, I didn’t say National…