Senate reacts as the President presents N4.479 trillion budget
The much awaited 2012 National Budget has been presented today, December 13, 2011 by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan before the joint session of the National Assembly.
Senator Magnus Ngei Abe representing Rivers South-East and Chairman Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources downstream was shot yesterday morning by the Nigerian Police at the Rivers State College of Arts and Science, Rumuola, in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital during a rally of Save Rivers Movement which he is a member.
Senate Holds Public Hearing on Petroleum Industry Bill: a killer, say IOCs
Far from being the document embodying the opportunity and resolution to the intricate hiccups besetting the Petroleum Industry in the Nigeria, the reverse is the case going by the position of International Oil Companies (IOC’s), when they describe the bill as a killer.