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Today's Headlines: Senate To Pass 2022 Budget December 16, I’m Yet To Receive EFCC Invitation - Obi

Senate To Pass 2022 Budget December 16 The Senate, on Monday, said the 2022 Appropriation Bill would be considered and passed between December 15 – 16, 2021. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Barau Jibrin, disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after a meeting of Standing Committees’ chairmen.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Senate To Pass 2022 Budget December 16, I’m Yet To Receive EFCC Invitation - Obi

POLITICS

Photos: Gov Ganduje, Others Visit His Counterpart In Ogun State Over His Father's Death

Recall that the executive governor of Ogun lost his father recently, which made his counterparts and party members paying him condolence visits. Earlier today, His Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR, paid a consoling visit to his companion of Ogun State Dapo Abiodun, over the death of his father at his home, Iperu-Remo, Ogun State.

  4 months ago ago
Photos: Gov Ganduje, Others Visit His Counterpart In Ogun State Over His Father's Death

POLITICS

Opinion: 3 politicians that may takeover from Ganduje in 2023

Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Kano State, influential politicians in the State who want to takeover for Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have already started their underground works. Photo credit: Daily Post Available indicators showed that top politicians in the state like Abba Yusuf, Senator Barau Jibrin, and Nasir Yusuf Gawuna may likely takeover from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje in 2023.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: 3 politicians that may takeover from Ganduje in 2023

POLITICS

Kano 2023 Election: Check out the top 4 likely successors who may succeed governor Abdullahi Ganduje

Barau Jibrin Jibrin hails from kabo local government of Kano state, born in 1959, he was an accountant before he became a politician.He worked briefly in the accounting department of Kano state foundation before he latter resign to begin his own business.He represented Taraoni Federal constituency in Kano state house of representatives from 1999-2003, Kano state commissioner for science and technology 2003-2007 and presently a senator representing Kano north 2015 till date.

  8 months ago ago
Kano 2023 Election: Check out the top 4 likely successors who may succeed governor Abdullahi Ganduje

POLITICS

3 Things Northern Youth Group Disclosed After Withdrawing Fraud Petition Against Senator

A group of northern youths under the aegis of the Northern Youth Council Of Nigeria (NYCN), have revealed how politicians blackmail each other in a bid to create political wars and also, implicate political enemies. Recall the Northern youth group had sometime early this month, written a petition to the EFCC accusing the senator representing Kano north senatorial district, Senator Barau Jibrin and his children of fraud-related offences.

  3 months ago ago
3 Things Northern Youth Group Disclosed After Withdrawing Fraud Petition Against Senator

POLITICS

Senate Plenary: Here Are the Issues Discussed in the Nigerian Senate Today February 4, 2020

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NIGERIAN SENATE OF TUESDAY, 4TH FEBRUARY, 2020 Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Senate President, Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal Officers into the chambers; took the official prayers; and began the day’s proceedings at 10:21am. EXECUTIVE SESSION Senate moved into an Executive Session at 10:23am and resumed from its Executive Session at 11:34am. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON reported that at the Executive Session the Sena

  2 years ago ago
Senate Plenary: Here Are the Issues Discussed in the Nigerian Senate Today February 4, 2020

POLITICS

National Assembly Budgets N4.87bn to monitor, intercept calls and messages.

. The National Assembly has approved the sum of 4.87bn budget for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to monitor messages and phone calls on mobile devices, including Thuraya and WhatsApp. This amount is part of the 895.5bn supplementary budget which was submitted by the President, President Muhammadu Buhari last month which was approved by both chambers of federal Parliament last week after increasing it by about 87bn.

  6 months ago ago
National Assembly Budgets N4.87bn to monitor, intercept calls and messages.

SOCIETY NEWS

See the breakdown of 2020 budget, amount Nigeria will spend on debts

As President Muhammadu Buhari set to sign the 2020 budget next week, the country will spend over two trillion naira to service debts. In the report presented by the chairman of the committee, Barau Jibrin, N560.47 billion is for statutory transfers (a category into which the National Assembly budget falls). While the Senate maintained the daily production rate at 2.18 million per barrel, it however, increased the Oil Benchmark Price to $57 per barrel against the $55 proposed by the executive. The committee

  2 years ago ago
See the breakdown of 2020 budget, amount Nigeria will spend on debts

BUSINESS

2020 Budgets to Nigerian Federal Universities

President Muhammadu Buhari  signed the 2020 appropriation bill into law last year December. The National Assembly had on December 5, 2019, passed the budget estimates presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 8, 2019. National Assembly increased the budget estimates from N10.33 trillion to N10.50 trillion. The passage was sequel to the presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin. Below is the 2020 Budgets accrued to Nigerian Federal Universities�

  2 years ago ago
2020 Budgets to Nigerian Federal Universities

POLITICS

Hours after senate passes 2021 bill, "see reactions from Nigerians"

The Senate has passed Nigeria’s budget for the 2021 fiscal year. The budget was increased from N13.08 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari in October to N13.6 trillion (13,588,027,886,107). shows and increase of about N505 billion. The amount for capital expenditure was increased from N3.6 trillion to N4.1 trillion. The passage was a sequel to the presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin. Senator Barau Jibrin moved that the Senate receives

  1 year ago ago
Hours after senate passes 2021 bill,

ECONOMY-FINANCE

See How The Buhari's Government Will Spend N13.6 trillion Within 365 Days

2021 budget is N2.7 trillion higher than 2020 budget   The 2021 Budget is tagged budget of Economic Recovery and Resilience   The Senate has passed 2021 budget of Nigeria, and raised spending by N505 billion.  The budget was increased from the N13.08 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to N13.6 trillion.   The amount for capital expenditure was increased from N3.6 trillion to N4.1 trillion.   In 2020, the Senate passed the revised 2020 budget of N10.8 trillion that was sent by President Muhammadu

  1 year ago ago
See How The Buhari's Government Will Spend N13.6 trillion Within 365 Days

COVID

Latest update from the Senate concerning 2020 budget.

The Senate will on Thursday, eleventh June, 2020, think about the overhauled 2020 financial plan.  The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, gave the indication on Wednesday during entire after the Committee on Appropriation laid the report on the 2020 overhauled spending plan, as per an announcement.  "Tomorrow, we can get and consider the report to guarantee that we don't defer anything as significant as that. Along these lines, this is the embodiment of changing the request paper," Lawan said.  The PU

  1 year ago ago
Latest update from the Senate concerning 2020 budget.

HEALTH

We need more funds- Senator laments as COVID-19 testing stops in Kano reportedly

A disturbing report of Kano, the state with the third highest number of cases allegedly halting COVID-19 testing for lack of funds has come as a shock to many Nigerians. As reported by Premium Times, a member of Kano COVID-19 task force, Sadiq Isah, a professor, told BBC Hausa Service that the testing was suspended in Kano centre because they lack some basic needs in the centre. Affirming this claim, Senator Barau Jibrin, a Lawmaker representing Kano North Senatorial district is soliciting funds from the Ni

  1 year ago ago
We need more funds- Senator laments as COVID-19 testing stops in Kano reportedly

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Senate Approves 13.5 Trillion Naira Budget For 2021

It has been brought to our notice that the 2021 budget has been approved by the Senate leading to a total of 13.5 trillion naira. It is a great thing of course that our government are preparing for the future and in total for 2021. This would go a long way in making the country better. In October, President Buhari presented a budget of 13.08 trillion naira but as of now, it has increased to a total of 13.6 trillion naira (13,588,027,886,107). That is the estimated budget and I am very sure it will do well for

  1 year ago ago
Senate Approves 13.5 Trillion Naira Budget For 2021

POLITICS

Senate Seeks Extra N9bn For Nigeria Railways

The Senate, had on Thursday 27th of November, asked for an additional N9bn for the Nigeria Railways Corporation in the 2021 budget. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Danjuma Goje, said the money was for the smooth take off of Lagos to Ibadan railway, Abuja to Kano and Warri to Itakpe. He said the railways are expected to start operations next year. And adequate provision has not been made for personal cost for the railways. During his presentation he said "We have made a case to the

  1 year ago ago
Senate Seeks Extra N9bn For Nigeria Railways

BUSINESS

Latest Revised Nigeria Budget 2020

Latest Revised 2020 Budget Now Before N'Assembly    As of now before the National Assembly is a reexamined 2020 financial plan for fundamental endorsement and section, report Deji Elumoye and Udora Orizu  For a considerable length of time, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, was a customary face at Senate advisory group Room 022 of the National Assembly, holding gatherings with the authority of the governing body over the proposed cut in the 2020 government spending plan

  1 year ago ago
Latest Revised Nigeria Budget 2020

POLITICS

Breaking: 2020 budget passage suffers setback in Senate

It has been gathered the the expected passage of the 2020 budget by the Senate this week is no longer achievable. The reason for this new development is that, the Chairman of the Senate Committe on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin, informed the Senate on Tuesday that the budget is not ready . He pleaded with the Senate for an extension of one more week to enable the committee to complete its report and bring it forward on Tuesday December 3 with all necessary details. Ahmad Lawan , Senate President approved the

  2 years ago ago
Breaking: 2020 budget passage suffers setback in Senate

POLITICS

Senate passes 2020 budget

The Senate has passed the 2020 budget into law, two months after President Muhammadu Buhari submitted it to a joint session of the National Assembly. It was increased from N10.33 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 8 to N10.6 trillion (10,594,362,364,830). The N560.47 billion added is for statutory transfers (a category into which the National Assembly budget falls). While the Senate maintained Nigeria’s daily oil production rate at 2.18 million per barrel, it, however, increased

  2 years ago ago
Senate passes 2020 budget

POLITICS

Not again! See the huge amount of money required by Senate for Nigeria railways.

The 2021 budget schemed by the Senate for Nigeria Railways Corporation demands for an extra #9 billion. It was further revealed that the money isn't just huge for no reason but it is rather huge for its purpose. The money is meant to provide a smooth journey through the Lagos Ibadan railway, Warri Itakpe railway, and Abuja Kano railway. This operation might seen too fast but as said by the firmer governor of Gombe State, it is because the railways are planned to start staying in use starting from next year.

  1 year ago ago
Not again! See the huge amount of money required by Senate for Nigeria railways.

POLITICS

Senate passes record 10.59 trillion-naira budget for 2020

Nigeria’s parliament passed a record 10.59 trillion naira ($35 billion) budget for 2020 on Thursday, paving the way for a likely return to the international debt market next year as the country struggles to shake off the impact of a recession. According to reports, the Senate effected an increase of N264billion on the Budget. The decision followed the consideration and adoption of the budget report of Senate Committee on Appropriation chaired by Senator Jibrin Barau. Senator Barau Jibrin, said the increas

  2 years ago ago
Senate passes record 10.59 trillion-naira budget for 2020