Speaker Yakubu Dogara also stressed that the welfare and working condition of teachers must also be upgraded to enable young and intelligent Nigerian citizens aspire to be teachers.
Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, said the amendments, when passed, will address issues that have impeded the maritime industry from becoming a major source of foreign exchange that the country is in dire need of.
The National Assembly has published a summary of the details of its 2017 budget which increased from N115 billion in 2016 to approximately N125 billion this year.
The 2017 budget proposal, termed “Budget of Recovery and Growth”, was first presented before a joint committee of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 14, 2016.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness over the death of football fans in a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state, and charged the appropriate authority to investigate the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident with a view to avoiding a reoccurence.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has promised that the National Assembly will continue to come up with necessary legislation that will make Nigeria’s maritime sector one of the best and safest in the continent and the world.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has released his pay slips for the months of January to March, 2017 in reaction to the challenge by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
In a statement issued on Monday by the governor’s media aide, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai said the release was in reaction to the challenge thrown at him by Dogara on Friday.
Speaker Dogara challenged Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to practice what he preaches by extending his campaign for transparency in the National Assembly budget to other arms of government including how governors spend their security votes.
Though the agenda of the meetings is not yet clear, it may not be unconnected with the current face-off between the Senate and the executive