Sunday, June 25, 2017

Doctors demand removal of health from concurrent list

  By Alex Okoro OrderPaperToday - The Association of General Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria on Thursday urged the National Assembly to review the constitution and remove health matters from the concurrent list. The Representative of the Association, Dr Ugwu...

Osibanjo wrong, NASS can alter budget- Scholar

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - An Economic Historian and renowned academic with the Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr. Adetunji Ogunyemi has disagreed with the position of Acting President Yemi Osibanjo that the National Assembly ought not to...

Budget feud: Collaboration more enduring than Supreme court intervention – CENSOJ

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - The Centre for Social Justice (CENSOJ) has advocated for improved relations and better collaboration between the executive and Legislature on the budget. Lead Director of CENSOJ, Eze Onyekpere said this while reacting to...

NASS wrong to insert new projects in budget – CISLAC

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - The  Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has hit at the National Assembly, saying the legislature lacks the powers to introduce new projects not contemplated by the Executive in considering the...

Udoma blames low performance of budget on shortfalls in oil revenue

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday _ The  Minister for Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma has blamed the disruptions of oil  production in Niger Delta region as a reasonable hindrance to the implementation and achievement...

Dogara gives me hope that all is not lost in Nigeria- Nwabueze

Eminent jurist and constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze SAN, has showered encomiums on Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, describing him as an impressive leader and a great hope for...

Saraki assures 7.5 million jobs in 5 years with sound legal system

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has expressed confidence that Nigeria will create 7.5 jobs in the next five years owing to infrastructure reforms and sound legal system. Saraki said this...

NASS supports withdrawal of funding for political parties – Ekweremadu

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said the National Assembly will not advocate a reversal of withdrawal of government subventions to political parties. Ekweremadu said because the practice...

SENATE THIS WEEK: Saraki’s victory oils fresh muscle-flexing as legislative aides protest

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - The week commenced with a promising tone as Nigerians were delighted to learn of the much awaited assent to the 2017 budget by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. There had...

Niger delta Reps applaud colleagues for support on PIB

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - Lawmakers from Niger Delta region have commended their colleagues for unanimously supporting the  passage into second reading of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in the House of Representatives. The House on Thursday...

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NCC Assures Subscribers of Network Integrity of Etisalat

The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a planned takeover of Etisalat by a consortium of banks.   As a result of...

Reps to grill PEF boss over irregularities on petrol claims

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has summoned the Executive Secretary of Petroleum...

How HMOs made away with N351bn health insurance funds

By Alex Okoro OrderPaperToday - Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) have reportedly made away with N351billion released by government to fund health insurance for citizens. This was revealed by...

NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

OrderPaperToday – The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said its push for a speedy passage of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill by the...

EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in...