Chairman House Committee on Appropriations Hon. Mustapha Dawaki.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives at plenary yesterday announced an increase on President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Appropriation Bill from N8.612 trillion to N9.120 trrillion and expressed its readiness to pass the budget on Wednesday.
Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Kweku Tandoh (middle), flanked by Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan (right) and Director General, LSSC, Mr. Babatunde Bank-Anthony (left) during a media conference by the Sports Commission, as part of the ongoing Y2018 ministerial press briefing to commemorate the third Year in Office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
…To set up 3 viewing centres for FIFA World Cup tourney
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that plans are underway to replace the artificial turf at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere and Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos Island with natural grass in preparation for the facilities to meet the required standard to host the Confederation of African Football (CAF) matches.
Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja
Senate on Tuesday received the report of the committee on Appropriations for 2018 budget led by Senator Danjuma Goje. Senator Goje moved the motion for the presentation of the report while it was seconded by Senator Matthew Uroghide .
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
National Assembly ad hoc committee investigating the invasion of the Senate’s chamber and the snatching of its mace on Tuesday summoned Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Senator Ali Ndume and Police.
APC National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso .
Obiora Ifoh, Abuja
The Amb. Fati Balla-chaired All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State Governorship Primary Election Appeal Committee on Tuesday submitted its report to the Party’s national leadership declaring that no petition was received on the Primary Election conducted in the Ekiti State Capital, Ado-Ekiti last Saturday.
Presidential hopeful, Prof Kingsley Muoghalu.
Presidential hopeful, Prof Kingsley Muoghalu has said that he is running against President Muhammadu Buhari, using his own (Buhari’s) records, and that he was sure of victory.
Catholic Bishops’ Conference on Tuesday called for mutual respect for Muslims in Germany ahead of the start of Ramadan.
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between first production in 2005 and 2017, while at the same expanding the field with further drilling of wells in Bonga Phases 2 and 3 and through a subsea tie-back that unlocked the nearby Bonga North West field in August 2014.
Health-Minister Isaac Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has cautioned that striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have no constitutional right to harass other health workers not on strike or lock government facilities.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday said his administration would not disappoint Nigerians, saying everything possible was being done to ameliorate their hardship.