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  • Tambuwal Enrols Sokoto Students On Naija Green Card

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    Sokoto state governments  has enrolled all senior secondary school  students , students in tertiary institutions and youth corps members on the Nigerian students and youths discount card, (Naija Green card), a discount platform for goods and services across the country. This is just as the former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar directed that students of the American…

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  • APC Leadership Storms National Assembly, Demands Accumulated Party Dues

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    Leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) led by its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun yesterday held a closed door meeting with  the party’s caucus in the House of Representatives. Although, details of the meeting ‎were not disclosed to journalists, our Correspondent gathered that the party hierarchy frowned at unpaid accumulated party dues…

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  • 2017 Budget : Oyegun Meets Reps APC Caucus

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    Chairman of the ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun yesterday held a closed door meeting with  the party’s caucus in the House of Representatives. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara had announced a notice of the meeting during plenary. Oyegun, who briefed journalists after the closed door meeting which lasted for about…

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  • Federal Competition Commission Law Will Pull Nigeria Out Of Recessionm – Dogara

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said thatn the establishment of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, passed by the House will help pull Nigeria out of recession. According to a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Turaki Hassan, Dogara stated that the two economic bills, Public…

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  • Fayose’s Outburst And Truth About Ekiti Allocation

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    ADEBIYI ADEDAPO writes on the encounter between the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose and the Ministry of Finance over the delayed release of the states statutory allocation. he Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, last Tuesday alleged that the federal government withheld allocation accrued…

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  • MDAs Lobby Reps To Circumvent Committee Probe

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    The House of Representatives has been besieged by several lobbyists of several ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government facing probe. The lobbyists make frantic efforts to either avert investigations into their activities by standing committees of the House, or seek to influence members of the committees. The MDAs also seek to sideline relevant standing…

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  • Police And Burden Of ‘Politically Motivated Intimidation’

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    Recently, the House of Representatives resolved to investigate alleged intimidation and harassment of members of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, a group loyal to former governor of Kano state, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. This is similar to an ongoing investigation of an alleged harassment of former Bauchi state governor, Mallam Isa Yuguda and his supporters. In this piece,…

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  • As House of Reps Committee Produces Conflicting Reports on $18.7bn Centenary City Probe

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    Controversy over the $18.7bn Centenary City Project rages on, as some members of the House of Representatives Committee on FCT have disowned an investigative report submitted by its chairman, Hon. Herman Hembe, writes ADEBIYI ADEDAPO Although, enmeshed in controversy, the House of Representatives committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) last week submitted report of its…

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  • Reps Back Creation of Specialised Courts

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    The House of Representatives on Tuesday emphasised the need for the establishment of specialised courts in the country, to as to  ensure effective and timely dispensation of justice . Chairman of the House Committee on Federal Judiciary, Hon. Aminu Shehu Sagari‎ stated this during the 2016 budget appraisal and 2017 budget defence of the Supreme Court,…

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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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