Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the School
Feeding Programme of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal Government must be done without the proposed 40 per cent counterpart
funding from the states.
The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has joined other Nigerians to mourn the former captain and coach of Super Eagles, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi; and Shuibu Amodu, ex-coach of the nation’s football team, who passed away last week.
Nigeria is firing dozens of senior officers accused of corruption and the theft of billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency, the army and an officer privy to the list said Saturday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has proposed an amendment of the constitution to expedite the passage of the appropriation bill including the reduction of the authorisation period by President Muhammadu Buhari from six to three months.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has not withdrawn the proposed 2016 Budget, which he presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on December 22, 2015, the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, stated in multiple tweets.