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Sanwo-Olu presents N1.692t Lagos budget for 2023

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. By Advocatenewng.co. Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has presented an estimated N1,692 trillion as budget estimates for the 2023 to the House of Assembly. Tagged ‘Budget of Continuity’, it comprises revenue of N1.342 billion and deficit financing of N350,000 billion. This further comprises total Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N1.108 billion and federal transfers of N234 billion. The estimates also propose a recurrent expenditure of N759 billion and Capital expenditure of N670 billion. Recall…

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INEC releases Imo, Bayelsa, Kogi governorship election timetable

INEC Chairman. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. By Advocatenewsng.com. THE Independent National Electoral Commission has released timetable and schedule of activities for Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi state governorship elections. This was contained in a statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, INEC, Festus Okoye on Tuesday. INEC revealed that the governorship elections of these three states would hold on November 11, 2023. According to the Commission, this decision is in fulfillment of the requirement of…

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Buhari honours Jonathan, Wike, others with service awards

Wike receives public service award from Buhari on Friday. By Advocatenewsng.com. President Muhammadu Buhari today admitted the former President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and 42 other prominent Nigerians into the prestigious ‘Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service’ circle. The event took place in the Conference room of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The awards were also extended to 16 other state governors and other public servants like Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of House of Representatives,…

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BREAKING: UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss resigns

British Prime Minister, Liz Truss. By advocatenewsng.com. THE newly inaugurated Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, (UK), Liz Truss, on Thursday resigned from office. Her resignation was coming barely two months after coming into office. Truss, who spend 45 days in office, said she would step down after a week-long emergency contest to find her successor She announced her decision to step down on Thursday outside Downing Street. “I entered office with a vision for a low-tax, high-growth economy…

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Obey court order, release Kanu, Clark urges Buhari

Elder statesman and ex-minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark. By Advocatenewsng.com. ELDER statesman and leader of the Niger Delta Development Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, on Monday described as “imperious and needless” the response of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), few hours after the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was freed by the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal. He, therefore, called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to…

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I’ll rescue Nigeria from its ‘failed state’ – Peter Obi

Presidential standard bearer of Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi. By Advocatenewsng.com. THE presidential candidate of the Labour Party and former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, on Monday, said he would rescue Nigeria from its ‘failed state’ if elected president in 2023. He argued that when a country was no longer in control of the economy and security, such a country is nothing but a failed state. The Presidential hopeful, however, added that if elected president in 2023, he…

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No alternative to APC victory in 2023 presidential election, Buhari boasts

President Buhari of Nigeria. Advocatenewsng.com. IGNORING the unprecedented misgivings of his governance of Nigeria for more than seven years of his APC administration and the subsequent revolt that created youth movements across the country to reject a similar government, President Muhammadu Buhari upon that, has challenged members of his party, the All Progressives Congress Women Presidential Campaign Team to work hard in ensuring victory for the party in the 2023 general elections. The president, who made the call at…

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Tinubu’s candidacy is illegal, PDP alleges

APC Presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. By Advocatenewsng.com. THE National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Debo Ologunagba, said the legality of the sponsorship of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress was voided according to the 2022 Electoral Act. Ologunagba stressed that the recent court judgment that nullified the candidate of the APC in the recently concluded Osun State governorship election, Adegboyega Oyetola, could be extended to the candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. In a press…

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Wike’s group pulls out of Atiku’s campaign council

Ex-VP, Atiku Abubakar (left), Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers and PDP chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu. By Advocatenewsng.com. THE crisis rocking the nation’s main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party deepened on Wednesday as Governor Nyesom Wike’s team reportedly pulled out of the campaign Council of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. This came following a meeting early on Wednesday morning in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Our correspondent gathered that members of the Rivers State Governor’s team vowed not…

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Wike vows to flog, crush PDP ‘small boys’

By Advocatenewsng.com. GOVERNOR of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, said he would not leave his political opponents for God, but he would deal with them himself. Wike said he would flog “the small boys.” Governor Wike spoke on Monday when he inaugurated the Okezuo Abia Flyover along the Aba -Enugu Expressway in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area, and the rehabilitated Aba- Owerri Road in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia State. “God has given me what it…

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