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  • Dogara Celebrates Ex-President Shagari At 92

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Nigeria’s former president and elder statesman, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as he marks his 92nd birthday. In a congratulatory message, Dogara noted that former President Shagari has  served Nigeria selflessly and always put the country first. “Former president Shagari is an embodiment of humility and selfless…

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  • PDP’s Leadership Crisis Splits House of Representatives

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    Leadership crisis rocking the opposition  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has snowballed into the House of Representatives caucus of the party, as  lawmakers expresses different opinions. A particular group on Wednesday  declared that it would not recognise the  former Borno state governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the party. While another group opined that…

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  • Reps Query N45bn Budgetary Allocation to Presidential Committee on North East

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    The House of Representatives committee  Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), yesterday queried the proposed N45 billion budgetary allocation to the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative. The committee also called for a complete scrutiny of the proposal, as it alleges inappropriate allocation of funds. Chairman of the House committee, Hon. Sani Zoro who raised suspicion…

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  • Pump Price Review, Reps Summon Management of Hyde Energy 

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    The House of Representatives committee on the review of petroleum pump price on Monday summoned the managing director of Hyde Energy, Mr. Oladimeji Edwards in connection with unremmitted revenue to the federal government. Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Rapheal Nnana Igbokwe also directed the company’s accountant to furnish the committee with the total payment made…

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  • Makarfi And Battle For Soul Of PDP

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    Following last Friday’s decision of the Court of Appeal which confirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ADEBIYI ADEDAPO explores options before the Makarfi-led faction. The last may not have been heard about the leadership crisis rocking the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), after the Port Harcourt…

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  • FG Seeks Review of N60bn Funding for Digital Switch-over

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    *‎authenticates ITS, Pinncacle as signal distributors The federal government on Thursday said that the N60 billion proposed to finance the switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting will be upwardly reviewed to suit current foreign exchange rate. The government also confirmed that only two signal distributors have been duly licenced to participate in the switch…

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  • Controversy As Reps Commence Probe Of Centenary City Project

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    Public Hearing on the probe of the multi-billion dollar Centenary City Project by the House of Representatives has generated furore, as the former SGF Anyim Pius Anyim and former FCT Minister, Bala Muhammed allege bias, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO reports. The House of Representatives in July 2016 directed its Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to investigate…

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  • Civil Defence Commands Faces Threat Of Ejection In 25 States

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    Commander General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has said that it’s operation in about 25 states of the federation is being threatened as the state governors harass the organisation over unpaid rent. The Commandant General also said the corps intends to recruit about 3500 personnel in 2017 to meet demand emanating…

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