Reps Summon Finance Ministry, Others Over 2015 Appropriation Act Budget

Members of the House of Representatives in Abuja yesterday summoned Finance Ministry, Budget Office, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, National Planning Commission, Debt Management Office and Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission to explain why the 2015 Appropriation Act is not being implemented.

House of Reps Members Reportedly Express Willingness to Accept Salary Cuts

In support of steps being taken to reduce the high cost of governance and to boost the war against corruption, House of Representatives members have reportedly declared willingness to take salary cuts and support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption measures. Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mohammed Sani Zorro,

House To Investigate Non-implementation Of Capital Projects

The House of Representatives has decided to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate “the non-implementation of capital projects” as contained in the 2015 Appropriation Act. The lawmakers also said that they would be probing what they term the serial breach of the Fiscal Responsibility Act by the Federal Ministry

House To Investigate Implementation Of 2015 Budget

In a bid to ensure that the Federal Government complies with the 2015 Budget and the Fiscal Responsibility Act, the House of Representatives has set up an Ad Hoc Committee to investigate the implementation of capital projects in the 2015 budget. The motion passed unanimously despite heated debate on floor

House Urges Buhari To Appoint Substantive INEC Chairman

The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a substantive Chairman for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in line with the provisions of the constitution of the country. Representative, Edward Gyang Pwajok in a motion, said, according to the provisions of Section 154 of the constitution

Efforts To Reduce Salaries And Allowances Of NASS Members Hits Brick Wall

Efforts to reduce the salaries and allowances of members of the National Assembly (NASS) met a brick wall on Wednesday, as lawmakers failed to agree on a proposal to cut their salaries and allowances. The Senate Adhoc Committee had presented a report which would review the salaries and allowances of

ALSCON sale: Reps orders probe of BPE, NCP’s refusal to enforce Supreme Court ruling

After almost ten years of legal battle, the Supreme Court had ruled on July 6, 2012, to restore BFIGroup as the rightful owners of the plant. The post ALSCON sale: Reps orders probe of BPE, NCP’s refusal to enforce Supreme Court ruling appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Ekiti PDP Reps Caucus Backs State Party Chairman

The six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives members from Ekiti State have expressed their confidence in the Chief Idowu Faleye-led State Exco of the party. The House of Representatives members, Kehinde Agboola (Ekiti North I), Thaddeus Aina (Ekiti North II), Ayo Oladimeji (Ekiti Central I), Olamide Oni (Ekiti Central II), Segun Adekola (Ekiti

NASS To Assist Journalists Get Owed Salaries

The House of Representatives in Nigeria says it will intervene in the cases of journalists across Nigeria who are being owed salaries running into several months by their employers as well as those suffering from other deprivations. The Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public