The House of Representatives has received another letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking approval of his decision to borrow another $5.513bn.The letter was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday. Buhari said the funds were for 2020 budget deficit, financing of critical projects, and some states of the federation.The National Assembly had recently approved a loan of N850bn for the Federal Government, while another of $22.79bn, which the Senate has already approved, is pending before the House.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (MHADMSD), Sadiya Farouq, announced this at the Presidential Taskforce briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. Farouk made the revelation against the rumours and speculations going around one of our key interventions of the government – the Home Grown School Feeding Programme. She said that […]
(TMS), CALLS FOR SUPPORT AS THE FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN OF NMA, LAGOS CHAPTER.Ahead of the closure of campaign for elective position in the Nigeria Medical Association (MNA) Lagos Chapter, later today, the candidature of Tajudeen Mobolaji Salau who is vying for the post of Vice Chairman I, got another boost with the huge support galvanized […]
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reaffirmed the federal government’s commitment towards making the country better for Nigerians. Speaking at a Virtual Presidential Policy Dialogue Session organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the Vice President said that while the Buhari-led administration is focusing on key areas like agriculture, housing, manufacturing, they will also expand to cultivation and […]