• Reps Approve N70.6bn For NCC In 2016 Budget

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    The House of Representative on Tuesday approved a budget of ₦70,672,492,000.00 for the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) for 2016, as it passed  “the Nigerian Communication Appropriation Bill 2016”. Out this over N70.6 billion, ₦22,211,186,000.00  was earmarked for Recurrent Expenditure, the sum of ₦15,651,475,000.00, for Capital Expenditure, while ₦6,557,708,000.00 for Special Projects. Also ₦8,584,000,000.00  and ₦17,668,123,000.00…

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    Reps Express Worry Over Incessant Jail Breaks

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    The House of Representatives yesterday mandated it’s committee ‎on Interior to interface with the Federal Ministry of Interior and the Nigerian Prisons and faction out modalities to ensure improvement of prison facilities across the country. The House also called for proper  rehabilitation of inmates so as to arrest the spate of jail breaks. The motion was…

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  • Mortgage Professionalism Bill Passes Second Reading

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    A Bill for an Act to establish the Institute of Montage Brokers and Lender of Nigeria has passed through second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. The Bill which was sponsored by the member representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam‎ federal constituency of Plateau state,  Timothy Golu seeks to regulate activities and ensure professionalism in the mortgage…

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    Dogara Tasks Dangote, Others On Recession

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has charged president of the Dangote group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, captains of industries and entrepreneurs to make efforts to help Nigeria come out of the current recession. Dogara stated this in Benin City, at the Governor’s ball held in honour of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, to…

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    N300trn Required To Tackle Road Infrastructure Deficit – COREN

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    Stakeholders yesterday advocated for a  reformed funding mechanism to tackle road infrastructural deficit in the country. At a public hearing on the repeal of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency Act N7 LFN 2002; to establish the Federal Roads Authority bill, 2016 and National Roads Fund Establishment bill organised by the House of Representatives Committee on…

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  • Reps Direct INEC to Recorgnise 66 Suppressed State Constituencies

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    The House of Representatives yesterday directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately release all suppressed state constituencies across the country in line with section 91 of the 1999 constitution. The House decried INEC’s inability to carry out proper delineation of electoral constituencies across the country. The representatives while adopting a motion of urgent…

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