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Obasanjo strikes again, attacks Buhari, National Assembly, Military

The honeymoon between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo seems to have ended. For the one and a half year that Mr. Buhari has been in power, Mr. Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest backers, visiting him repeatedly

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Dogara urges African to unite to protect Democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has stressed need for cooperation and engagements between parliaments in Africa, saying it is the best way to ensure that democracy is strengthened in the respective countries in the continent. Dogara

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Fearing for his safety, Rep. Jibrin flees Nigeria

The suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has vowed not to return to Nigeria unless his safety is guaranteed. Mr. Jibrin, who left Nigeria for London last week to receive an award and take his anti-corruption campaign to the international community, was suspended by the House after

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Saraki lied he bought a house from proceeds of rice but he actually obtained a loan

Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, said Senate President Bukola Saraki borrowed money to buy a piece of property in Lagos, but that he claimed the money was from the sale of

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Nigerian Senate threatens to boycott sittings

The Senate has threatened to boycott plenary unless the Independent National Electoral Commission conducts rerun elections in Rivers and Anambra states to fill their vacant seats in the National Assembly before December 10. The Senate’s resolution asking INEC to conduct

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Jibrin sues Reps, seeks N1billion damages for suspension

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House. Mr. Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one

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Reps Urge Buhari on Food Security

The House of Representatives has called on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate sustainable policies on food production in view of the extreme poverty and hunger in the land. The resolution of the House followed a motion of

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Political Interference Impeding Anticorruption War – Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has said political interference in the work of anticorruption agencies was impeding the war against graft in Nigeria. Saraki said this in his address at the “national conference on the role of the legislature

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Civil society groups demand probe into alleged corruption in National Assembly

A coalition of civil society groups have written to the House of Representatives demanding investigation into alleged corruption, fraud and budget misapplication against some of its members. The petition, which was addressed to the Chairman, Public Petitions Committee of the

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Reps to FG: Declare state of emergency on Kidnapping

The House of Representatives Wednesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Kidnapping in the country. According to the Green Chamber, the Federal Government “should urgently convene a security summit that will include all security agencies, all

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