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Atiku Abubakar visits Nigerian Senate

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, is currently at the Nigerian Senate. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate at the 2019 presidential election is appearing as one of the stakeholders at a public hearing. The hearing is on a bill for the conversion of the the Modibbo Adama University of Technology to a conventional university The public hearing is being held at room...

Nigerian parliament passes a record $34.72 billion for 2020 budget but – about $6.03 billion – to be financed through borrowings

Nigerian parliament on Thursday passed a record $34.72 billion 2020 budget for President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. The senate at the plenary passed the N10.59 trillion 2020 budget after consideration by the House Committee on Supply, chaired by Dr. Ahmad Lawan. On October 8th, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari presented N10.33 trillion ($33.8 billion) before a joint sitting of the National Assembly....