2024 budget breakdown: see ministries with increased allocations

The National Assembly has passed N28.5 trillion as the budget for the 2024 fiscal year, a significant increase from what was proposed. A review of the breakdown of the budget shows that some of the ministries had a significant increase in their budgetary allocation, and others slightly.    On Saturday, December 30, 2023, the National Assembly passed N28.5 trillion as the budget for the 2024 fiscal year, 30 days after President Bola Tinubu presented the...

Senate asks police to bring CAC boss in 24 hours

The Senate committee had observed discrepancies in the accounts of the CAC and was therefore miffed at the continual absence of the CAC boss The Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Ishaq Hussain Magaji has come under fire from the Senate committee on finance as it has mandated the Inspector-General of Police to compel his appearance before it within 24 hours. The Registrar General had turned down the Senate Committee’s invitation to defend its Commission’s...

Senate urges stiffer punishment for GBV perpetrators

The senate believes stiffer punishment against perpetrators will help to curb the GBV scourge more effectively The Senate has called for stiffer punishment for perpetrators as an effective way to end to violence against women in Nigeria. This is as it called on the Nigerian Police to intensify punishment against the perpetrators found guilty of gender-based violence (GBV). The red chamber also urged that Nigerian universities and other tertiary institutions should prioritize providing accommodation for...

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