President Muhamadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his prolonged medical vacation in London, United Kingdom.
Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen has acknowledged that there is corruption in the Judiciary but added that if he is confirmed as the substantive CJN, he would work to reverse the trend.
In terms of the rate of women who die due to pregnancy-related causes, Nigeria has one of the worst maternal health outcomes, being in the same status with countries like Chad, Central Africa Republic, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and South Sudan.
Nigerians are becoming increasingly concerned with the health of their head of state, Muhammadu Buhari, who has been on medical leave in the UK for more than a month.
The Bayelsa State capital on Saturday, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh, said that the federal government plans to liberalize the modular refineries in order to develop the oil rich region.
The leadership of the National assembly, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are billed to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London where the President is currently observing a medical vacation.
Traceable spending of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidates in the 2015 general elections has shown that Presidential Candidates of both parties, Muhammadu Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan respectively, breached the 2010 Electoral Act in their campaign expenditures.
The leadership of the National Assembly has issued a working document to chairmen of the various committees directing them to thoroughly examine all allocations in the 2017 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Some of these outrageous proposals were blamed on “budget padding” by either ministry officials or the National Assembly. And the presidency promised that this would not be repeated in subsequent budgets. Many people expected that the change promised by the administration would reflect in the 2017. But a close scrutiny of the 2017 budget proposal shows that no clean-up was carried out on the budget, especially that of State House Headquarters.
The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the nomination of Anthony Ayine as the Auditor-General of the Federation.