Browsing: Budget padding

The Senate may be set to recall Senator Abdul Ningi from his three-month suspension. The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, gave this indication while fielding questions from reporters on arrival from the Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. Ningi was suspended for three months after about three hours of debate over his interview where […]

A senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Ned Nwoko, has said that he received more than 1 billion naira for projects in his area in the 2024 budget. Nwoko supported Senator Ali Ndume’s statement that the amount of resources given to the lawmakers can change depending on the size of their projects in their areas, showing that it’s not unusual for […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, to bring back Senator Abdul Ningi, who was suspended for three months due to his accusation of budget padding. Ningi,the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central, was suspended for three months over an interview in which he alleged that the National Assembly padded the 2024 […]

Atiku Support Organisation, a support group for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has urged President Bola Tinubu to investigate the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio. The call was connected to the N3.7tn budget padding controversy which was raised by the now-suspended Senator Abdul Ningi. […]