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Okonjo-Iweala Presents 2015 Budget

Okonjo-Iweala Presents 2015 Budget

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the minister of finance has presented the 2015 budget estimates of about N4.3trillion to the National Assembly. Okonjo-Iweala, who laid the document in separate appearances before the Senate and the House of Representatives, did not make any speeches while presenting the budget. Bright Okogwu, the Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation and some

Chaos As Tambuwal Is Denied Access To National Assembly Complex

There is chaos in the National Assembly complex as Aminu Tambuwal, Speaker of the House of Representatives and other members of the House were on Thursday denied access to the assembly complex by security officials. TELL learnt that attempts by Tambuwal to access the National Assembly complex were met with teargas canisters fired by the

Victims Seek Life Imprisonment For Rapists

Rape victims on Thursday besieged the National Assembly, demanding that bills that seek to protect women and children against violence are passed before the end of the current legislative session. The protesters, mostly young ladies, who shared their agonizing rape experiences, had female federal lawmakers almost in tears as they listened to them. A bill,

SENATE PASSES N4.695 TRILLION 2014 BUDGET

The Senate on Wednesday passed N4.695 trillion as the 2014 national budget. The budget is N52.2bn more than the N4.642 trillion submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan to the National Assembly on December 19, 2013, through the Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Main points of the 2014 budget approved

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