FBI discards sexual assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh

  US Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said that the FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was the "product of an incomplete investigation". Image shows Brett Kavanaugh testifying before the Senate The White House received the much-anticipated FBI report on Wednesday night, local time, … Continue reading FBI discards sexual assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh

President Buhari ready to present 2018 Budget

The Presidency said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari was fully ready to present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly, adding that he was only waiting for the legislative arm of government to give him a date for the presentation. Image: Muhammadu Buhari The Senior Special Assistant to the President (National Assembly Matters), Ita … Continue reading President Buhari ready to present 2018 Budget

Nigeria’s Presidency angered by Senate’s rejection of a request to borrow $30 billion

The Senate has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for authorisation to borrow about $30 billion. The president, last Tuesday, forwarded a request to the National Assembly to approve external borrowing plan of $29.960 billion to execute key infrastructural projects across the country between 2016 and 2018. Image: Muhammadu Buhari He made the requests in two … Continue reading Nigeria’s Presidency angered by Senate’s rejection of a request to borrow $30 billion

US Senate Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia.

The United States Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia’s government for damages, setting up a potential showdown with the White House, which has threatened a veto. Image: U.S. Senate class photo (Source: Wikipedia). The Saudis, who deny responsibility for the 2001 attacks, strongly object … Continue reading US Senate Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia.