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$1bn Boko Haram fund tears lawmakers apart

Strong indications emerged on Saturday that there would be stormy sessions during Tuesday’s proceedings at both chambers of the National Assembly over the decision by the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the Excess Crude Account, to fight insurgency. Principal

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Benue Assembly confirms new state Chief Judge

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Friday, confirmed the nomination of Justice Adam Onum as the new Chief Judge. By this confirmation, Justice Onum is to take over from outgone Chief Judge of the State, Justice Iorhemen Hwande whose

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Gombe Rep empowers 640 rural women

Hajiya Binta Bello, member representing Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency has empowered 640 rural women with N20,000 each as take-off grant to start their businesses. Hajiya Bello disclosed this on Friday at a graduation ceremony for the beneficiaries of her women empowerment

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EFCC Chairman, DSS DG appear before senate panel

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and the Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, are before a Senate panel to discuss the clash between EFCC and DSS officials. The clash began when operatives of

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Reps givse 24 hours ultimatum for Intels to pay dues owed FG

The house of representatives ad hoc committee on the treasury single account (TSA) has ordered the management of Intels to remit the funds accrued from its pilotage service contract with the federal government within 24 hours. The lawmakers gave the

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Osun assembly orders arrest of Ige’s son

The Osun State House of Assembly has issued a warrant of arrest against the immediate past  Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban  Development  in the state, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, for his alleged refusal to honour the lawmakers’ invitation. Muyiwa

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2018 Budget: Is it every year that you will be purchasing furniture? – Senate queries Lai Mohammed

The Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism on Tuesday questioned the Minister of Information , Culture and Tourism , Alhaji Lai Mohammed , over what they described as an annual ritual of reintroducing items for which appropriations had been made

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#EndSARS: Senate begins probe of SARS

The senate on Tuesday resolved to investigate the activities of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS). The upper legislative arm mandated its committee on security to look into the allegations of brutality against SARS operatives and present recommendations within two weeks.

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Victory for Jibrin as Appeal Court dismisses house of reps suit against him

An Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by the House of Representatives to delay the hearing of the case challenging the suspension of Hon. AbdulMumin Jibrin before the Federal High court. Share with friends

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2019: Okorocha’s son-in-law endorsed for governor by Imo assembly

The Imo state assembly has urged Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, to run for the number one position in the state in 2019, stating that it will support him. At the moment, Nwosu is the Chief of Staff at

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