National Assembly Joint Committee approves N143.5bn for 2019 elections

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved N143 billion for the commission to conduct the 2019 general election. President Muhammadu Buhari had last month in his letter to the Senate, requested that N189.2 billion be released to INEC in tranches, with N143.5 billion to be released this year and […]

NASS may pass 2019 elections’ N242bn budget next week

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, has projected that the National Assembly may pass the N242 billion 2019 General Elections budget next week. The INEC boss, who gave this hint during his interaction with journalists after an executive session with the leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday in […]