National Assembly Demands Probe Of Minister, Top Officials For “Budget Padding.”

Minister of National Planning and Budget, Senator Udo Udoma

The National Assembly has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to institute a high-powered probe panel to investigate the alleged padding of the 2016 budget by some top civil servants. The House of Representatives said top civil servants responsible for the padding should be prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission. Continue reading

Blame Obasanjo, Other Leaders For Nigeria’s Woes – Senate President

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, responded informally to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to him last week, blaming all past leaders since 1999 for the woes the country is presently facing. Saraki said rather than blame an individual, all past leaders of the country since the return of democracy in 1999 were culpable of the present economic problems of the country. Continue reading

PDP Tells National Assembly To Impeach Buhari Over Budget Scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday asked the National Assembly to commence the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for what it called ‘various constitutional breaches’ on an alleged submission of two versions of the 2006 budget. Continue reading