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2018 Appropriation Act: Reps Berate Executive Over ‘Constitutional Breach’

The House of Representatives has condemned in the strongest terms, what it describes as breaches to the constitution and the laws of statutory transfers by the executive with regard to the 2018 appropriation act. In a motion sponsored by Rep

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Reps Detect Errors In Budget, Order Ministries To Reconcile Figures Today

The House of Representatives, during the second reading   of the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday, detected some miscalculations in the budget. The House therefore directed ministries of finance and budget to reconcile the figures latest by Thursday (today). At the

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BREAKING: Reps Approve June 12 As Democracy Day

The House of Representatives has approved that June 12 be marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria. The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004. Considering the report at the

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BREAKING: Reps Recommend NEMA DG’s Sacking Over Alleged Embezzlement Of N33bn Relief Funds

The Houses of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Mustapha Maihaja, of his duties over the alleged mismanagement and embezzlement of “over N33 bn”, PUNCH reports. An ad hoc

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BREAKING: Defective Microphones Force Reps To Adjourn Sitting

The House of Representatives has adjourned its plenary abruptly due to malfunctioning microphones. House proceedings have witnessed hiccups since Tuesday, forcing members to move from seat-to-seat in the hope that some of the microphones will work. On Wednesday, the Speaker,

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NASS Postpones Resumption From Recess To October 9

The National Assembly has rescheduled resumption from its annual recess from Sept. 25 to Oct. 9. This is contained in a statement by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Omolori on Sunday. Omolori explained that the postponement was

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Defections: ‘We Won’t Return’, Reps Mock APC

Members of the House of Representatives, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from All Progressive Party (APC) on Tuesday, have laughed off the dream of the APC that they will make a U-turn and return into its fold.

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Reps Passed 222 Bills In 3yrs — Namdas

By Ali Maha, Abuja The Chairman House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon AbdulRazaq Namdas has disclosed that the House of Representatives has within three years passed not fewer than 222 Bills.  He made this disclosure on Thursday during a media

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Reps To FG, Rescind Your Decision On Ranches, Open Grazing Law

By Ali Maha The House of Representatives has urged the Security Council to rescind its earlier decision to prevail on States to suspend ranches and open grazing law and embrace cattle colony proposed by President Muhammadu  Buhari. The House made

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Alleged Fund Mismanagement: NASS Sets To Probe PENCOM

The National Pension Commission (PENCOM) is under fire as the National Assembly has taken a decision to investigate the alleged violation of provisions of the Public Procurement Act and Financial Mismanagement by the commission. The decision to carry out this

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