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FG Reintroduces Old Bill To NASS

As same bill was rejected by 8th Assembly Nigerians react By Dauda Ismail Although there has been no formal confirmation, very reliable sources confided in AljazirahNigeria that President Muhammadu Buhari has reintroduced the controversial water resources bill to the senate

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774,000 Jobs: Keyamo Dares NASS, Says Only Buhari Can Stop Me

By Jonathan Ipaa The minister of state for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, has dared the various committees of the National Assembly by ordering the continuation of the screening of job seekers. In a press statement today, in

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Court Dismisses Melaye’s Suit Against Infectious Disease Bill

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020.Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, in her judgment. held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear

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NASS Service Commission Confirms Giwa As Reps Clerk

The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has confirmed the appointment of Mr Patrick Giwa as the substantive Clerk of the House of Representatives. The confirmation of Giwa was contained in letter by the Chairman of NASC, Mr Ahmed Amshi. The

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Reps Pass Revised 2020 Budget, Approve Buhari’s $5.5bn Loan

The House of Representatives has passed the revised 2020 federal budget of N10.8 trillion from the initial N10.5 trillion submitted by the president. The lawmakers also approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for $5.5 billion external loan. Details later… Share with

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Clerks Tenure Elongation Tears NASS Apart

Speaker accuses CNA of forgery 8th Assemblys position stands Protests may rock NASS over tenure elongation By Abdul Lateef Taiwo  Attempts by the Clerk of the National Assembly, CAN, Sani Omolori, to enjoy five years of extension of service after

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FG Lavished N1.8tr In Power Sector In 7yrs – Senate

By Dickson Pat The Senate has started probing about N1.8trn the Federal Government invested in the Power Sector through the Electricity Supply Industry, NESI, from 2013 to date.  According to the Senate, a holistic investigation would  be carried out, especially

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NASS Set For Showdown With Presidency Over Increase In SDGs Budget

By Yahaya Umar  Members of the National Assembly are set for a showdown with the Presidency and especially Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Office of the SSA on

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Insecurity: Reps Summon NSA, Service Chiefs

The House of Representatives have invited the National Security Adviser, all the security Chiefs, Director, Department of State Security and Inspector General of Police to brief the House on the state of insecurity in the country. This was sequel to

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Reps Vote Against Castration As Punishment For Rapists

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya, Abuja The House of Representatives has rejected a plea to make castration the punishment for rapists. The House, at the plenary on Thursday, turned down the motion which was recommended by a member, Mr James Faleke. Faleke,

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