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    Why Reps Removed Appropriation C’ttee Chair

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    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara yesterday, in a surprise move, announced the sack of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC, Kano) as chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation. Hon. Mustapha Bala Dawaki (APC, Kano) was immediately appointed to the position, a development which confirmed that the House leadership had something up…

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    Reps To Probe Murder Of Plateau Paramount Ruler

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    The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the gruesome murder of the paramount ruler of Bokkos people and chairman of Council of Chiefs in Bokkos local government area of Plateau State, His Majesty Saf Ron Kulere, Dah Lazarus Amashin Agai (JP). The royal father was murdered on Monday along with his son, daughter-in-law, police…

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  • Killer-Drug: Reps Move To Ensure Correct Usage Of Tramadol

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    The House of Representatives has mandated its Standing Committee on Drugs and Narcotics to ensure that drug manufacturers and marketers give adequate information to patients on the correct use of Tramadol. The House also urged stakeholders like the heads of the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria and the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control…

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    Reps Move To Resolve EU Ban On Nigeria’s Dried Beans Importation

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    The House of Representatives has mandated its Standing Committees on Agriculture, and Commerce and Industry to investigate the extension of ban of the importation of Nigeria’s dried beans by the European countries. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of a motion sponsored under matters of urgent public importance on the matter by Hon. Ferdinand Dozie…

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    Reps Furious, Summon Kogi Gov, COAS Over Assembly Crisis

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    The House of Representatives has expressed displeasure with the actions of the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, on the crisis rocking the State House of Assembly, accusing the governor of constitutional breaches. Consequently, the House resolved to summon Bello to appear before it immediately over allegations that he refused to respect the resolution of the…

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    Nigeria, Difficult Country To Govern – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that Nigeria is a difficult country to govern in view of the many interests in the country and the challenges it is plagued with, but said his government is on the right path to make a difference. In an interview at the Presidential Villa, to commemorate his first anniversary as…

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  • Dogara Denies Sneaking Sharia Bill For Consideration

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    Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has cleared the air on the Sharia Bill before the House, denying ever sneaking it for consideration in order pass the second reading stage. Responding to inquiries on his twitter handle “@Speakerdogara” yesterday evening, Dogara said “Bills are always gazetted before they are scheduled for second reading and…

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    Tourism Sector: FG Needs To Embark On Perception Management

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    The minister of information, culture and national orientation, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has attributed the lack of vitality in the nation’s tourism sector to the negative perception foreigners hold of Nigeria as one of the reasons responsible for the depreciating tourism potentials of the country. This is even as he expressed optimism that the culture and…

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