Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

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…

2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to Be Completed Before 2023, Buhari Assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured Nigerians that the 11.9km Second Niger Bridge, 120 km Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and other key projects under the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) will be completed within the second term of this administration. The President gave the assurance at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organized…

Cut N26bn Presidency Budget for Medical Center, Travels, Meals, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to cut the N26 billion presidency budget for the construction of the presidential wing at the state house medical center, local and foreign travels, meals and refreshments, ‘sitting allowance’, and ‘welfare package’, and to use some of the savings to address the growing level…

President Buhari Presents 2022 Budget To National Assembly On Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari would on Thursday present the 2022 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, gave the hint on Tuesday after reading and referring President Muhammadu Buhari’s submission of the revised 2022-2024 Medium Term Fiscal Framework to the Committee on Finance for legislative input. President Buhari…

Senate Confirms EFCC Board Nominees

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of five nominees as members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Board. The confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes. The Senate received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari on September 21, 2021, to confirm the appointments of the…

Senate To Buhari: Declare Bandits ‘Terrorists’, Wage Total War Against Them

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, declare bandits as terrorists and wage total war against them. This was just as the upper chamber urged the President to give orders to the military to eliminate them by bombing their hideouts. The Senate also asked President Buhari to immediately…

Senate passes 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP, Okays N13.98trn Budget Projection for 2022

The Senate has passed the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) ahead of the expected presentation of the 2022 Appropriations bill to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The passage of the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework followed the consideration and exhaustive deliberation of a report by the Joint Committees…

Buhari Asks Senate to Amend Petroleum Industry Act

The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari, to amend the Petroleum Industry Act 2021 passed by the National Assembly over two months ago. The request was contained in a letter dated September 16, 2021, and read during plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. President Buhari in the letter explained…

President Buhari Approves Incorporation of NNPC Ltd, Appoints Board Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ifeanyi Ararume as Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited’s Board of Directors and Management. The President also named Mele Kolo Kyari and Umar I. Ajiya as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer respectively. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and…

I Want To Be Remembered As President Who Stabilised Nigeria, Buhari Tells South East Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that he would want to be remembered as the President who stabilised Nigeria in the area of security, economic prosperity and triumph over corruption. The President, who spoke at a town hall meeting with South East leaders during his one-day official visit to Imo State, said with less than…