• Bill to equate HND, University Degree Passes Second Reading

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    The House of Representatives yesterday passed for a second reading, a bill for an Act, seeking  to end the age long dichotomy between Higher National Diploma (HND)  and university degrees. ‎Consequently, the bill was referred the Bill to the House Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Services. The bill which was  co-sponsored by the member representing Balanga…

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  • Furore as Reps Adopt Committee’s Report on Centenary City

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    The House of Representatives was yesterday engulfed  in a rowdy session as the report the investigative report on alleged irregularities on the Centenary City project committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was adopted. The report indicted former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, former Minister of FCT, Senator Bala Mohammed…

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  • Reps Investigate Resettlement, Compensation To FCT Indigenes

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    The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the process of resettlement and payment of compensation to original inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) . To this end, the House mandated it’s Committee on Area Councils and Ancillary Matters to investigate the entire process and report back to the House within four weeks…

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  • Reps Decry Exorbitant Fee Charged By Nigerian Law School

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    The House of Representatives on Thursday decried the high cost fee paid by students of the Nigerian Law School. Sequel to this,  the House mandated its committee on Justice, Tertiary Education and services and Finance to interface with the Director General of Nigerian Law School and other relevant stake holders on the challenge and requirements…

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  • PDP Reps Member Defects To APC

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    A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akwa Ibom State, Hon Emmanuel Ukoete on Wednesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ukoete in  a letter of notification addressed to the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, stated  he was leaving the PDP because of. irreconcilable differences in the party which has led to division in…

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  • 2017 Budget Will Bring Nigeria Out Of Recession – Dogara

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has expressed optimism that the 2017 budget would lead the country out of its current economic recession. Dogara, who said this on Tuesday in his address welcoming members from Christmas holidays also assured that the House will implement reforms to the budget process to make it more…

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  • 2017: House Declares Focus On Economy

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    ..decries incessant impeachment of states assembly speakers The House of Representatives has declared that the nation’s economy and measures that would lead Nigeria out of the current economic recession in the year 2017. Speaker of the House, Hon. Yakubu Dogara in his welcome address on Tuesday noted that the green chamber, will in the new…

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  • …Vows To Unearth N1trn Rail Contract Deals

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    The House of Representatives has expressed dismay over the absence of the minister of transport Rotimi Amaechi, his finance counterpart, Kemi Adeosun, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Farida Waziri, and ex-bosses of SURE-P Gen Martin Agwai and Christopher Kolade at the investigative hearing into the alleged N1 trillion failed rail…

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