President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will be more thorough in scrutinizing the 2017 budget in order to ensure that the ugly cases of budget padding that characterized the 2016 document do not come again.
The House of Representatives has accused former president Olusegun Obansanjo of trying to blackmail every government that he is not part of, even when it is obvious that he introduced corruption into the National Assembly during his time as president in 1999.
Members of the National Assembly pay themselves allowances for staff and offices they do not have or maintain. Once you are a member, you are co-opted and your mouth is stuffed with rottenness and corruption that you cannot opt out as you go home with not less than N15 million a month for a Senator and N10 million a month for a member of the House of Representatives. The National Assembly is a den of corruption by a gang of unarmed robbers.
The Senate has mandated the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, to hold the Rivers State National Assembly re-run elections on or before December 10. The lawmakers threatened to suspend sitting if INEC fails to conduct the polls.
The Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives have come down heavily on the Department of State Security, DSS, for the arrest of some of the countries senior Judges in the early hours of Saturday, October 8. The judges were however released on bail yesterday.