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Budget padding- OBJ, lawmakers trade tackles again

Sequel to the allegations of corrupt practices in the National Assembly, especially with regards to the padding of the 2016 budget in the House of Representatives, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the National Assembly was filled with rogues and

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Full list of new senate committees’ membership

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, changed the leaderships of some Senate committees, reportedly offering top positions to his opponents. Here is the full list of the new appointments Customs – Hope Uzodinma Aviation – Adamu Aliero Environment –

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I have forgiven Dino Melaye – Tinubu

The representative of the Lagos-Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu, says as a Christian she has forgiven her Kogi-West counterpart, Dino Melaye, for abusing and threatening her. Tinubu, however, said would not be intimidated by anybody and that

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Dietitians urge NASS to halt passage of controversial bill

The Institute for Dietetics in Nigeria (IDN) has petitioned the Senate President asking the nation’s lawmaking instiution to halt the passage of the bill titled “Dietitian Council of Nigeria Bill 2016 Bill” into law. Aljazirahnews gathered that the institute’s prayer

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House of Reps Passed 85 Bills In First Legislative Year – Dogara

  The Speaker, House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the House passed 85 bills in the first legislative year of the 8th National Assembly. Dogara made this known while delivering a speech to mark the first anniversary

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12m fake car insurance packages in use, says Senate

The Senate has given marching orders to its Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to invite stakeholders in the insurance sector to look into recent findings which showed that over 12 million motorists in the country use fake

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Saraki, Ekweremadu, Dogara, Lasun’s aides’ salaries hit N1bn monthly

  Equals about 3 states’ workers’ salaries Officials and ‘unofficial’ aides paid from government funds   The huge amount of public funds deployed monthly to pay legislative aides of principal officers in the National Assembly is giving many Nigerians a

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Embezzle Constituency Funds, Go To Jail For 5 Years-Reps

THE House of Representatives yesterday passed to second reading the Bill prescribing five years imprisonment without option of fine for any government officials involved in the embezzlement of constituency project funds. The House in the Bill, also recommended that 2.5

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Reps Remove Presidential Powers Over CCT/CCB

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has considered and passed an amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. The Act makes it mandatory for the bureau to ensure that anyone who is deemed to have breached the provision of

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Reps Begin Probe Of Controversial Abuja Land Swap Deal

  Members of the House of Representatives have started an investigative hearing into the Land Swap Scheme of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). The investigation, being conducted by the House Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, is to address

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