The Executive Arm of government is yet to be formally presented with the 2017 budget which was passed last week by the National Assembly.
 
Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma has however received an advanced copy of the document which is being studied by members of the cabinet .
 
Meanwhile the cabinet has been intimated with measures put in place to prevent the entry and spread of Ebola disease in the country.
 
In another development, the operatives of the Department of State Service, for the second day could not produce former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
 
This is in disobedience to the order of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory.
 
The trial judge warned that the trial should not be taken lightly.
 
The defence team counsel said the development highlighted the continued disobedience to court order. 
     
Meanwhile, member representing Jos South/East in the House of Representatives, Edward Pwajok,has defected from the People's Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. 
 
The letter conveying his defection was read in plenary by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogora on a day that the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong came visiting the green chambers.