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President Tinubu To Present 2024 Budget Wednesday


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will on Wednesday present the 2024 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Secretary of the Research and Information Department of the National Assembly, Ali Barde, disclosed this to the press on Monday. The Appropriation Bill will contain budget proposals for the 2024 fiscal year.

Kogi Election: Police Deploy 40,000 personnel


The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG in charge of the Kogi governorship election, Ahmed Habu Sani, has said that they have deployed enough security men to man each of the 3,508 polling units and 239 wards in the 21 local government areas of Kogi state. This he said is to match the threat level in the state. According to Sani about 40,000 officers have been deployed to douse fears of possible violence and disruptions during the exercise. Speaking during the press conference on Thursday, held at the headquarters of Kogi state police Command in Lokoja, Sani warned individuals or groups of people who have the intention of causing mayhem before, during and after the forthcoming election to rethink or face the full wrath of the law.

Appeal Court Nullifies Victory Of Senate Minority Leader 


The court of appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Simon Mwadkwon, Senator representing Plateau north Senatorial district in the national assembly. This was as the appeal court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct a fresh election within 90 days. In a unanimous judgement, the three-member panel led by Justice Dauda Williams held that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not validly nominate Mwadkwon who presently is the Senate minority leader. The panel held that it is their view that court orders were not fully complied with by the PDP as 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) did not participate in the congress.

2024 Appropriation Bill Passes Second Reading

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The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the N27.5trn 2024 budget for a second reading. Leading the debate on the general principles of the budget, House Leader, Julius Ihonvbere commended President Bola Tinubu, stating that national security and education which got significant allocations, will be enhanced if implemented. “Nigeria will be more secure with the allocation to defense and security. “As a teacher, I am impressed by the emphasis on basic education. I am sure that education will be better off this time,” he said.

Ondo: Embattled Deputy Gov. Presides Over SEC

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After the intervention of President Tinubu last week in the ongoing ondo state government house skirmishes between Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and his Deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa;  the latter will preside over the State Executive Council meeting today as the Vice Chairman of the Council. According to reports, it was gathered that the embattled deputy governor resumed office yesterday after arriving in the state from Abuja, a few days after the peace meeting with President Bola Tinubu.

Edo 2024: Shaibu Eyes Obaseki Seat

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Deputy governor of Edo state, Philip Shaibu has declared his interest in running for office of the Governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Shaibu, after enduring reprisal for months from His boss, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is now determined to succeed him next year.

FG Plans Review Of Four Housing Laws


The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, has constituted a Housing Reform Team of experts and stakeholders to develop a robust framework of the housing sector and ensure that housing agencies under the supervision of the Ministry are enhanced to provide affordable homes for Nigerians.

Presidency Cabal Planning To Overthrow Democracy, PDP Chair Damagum Alleged


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that a cabal in the Presidency was planning to overthrow the democratic rights of Nigerians to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC). 

Appeal Court Sacks Yusuf, Kwankwaso, Upholds Gawuna, Datti As Gov And Senator


The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal by the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, challenging his removal by the state Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.

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