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    State-LG Joint Account Must Be Abolished – Dogara

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has advocated the abolition of state-local government joint account. Dogara disclosed that the National Assembly had resolved to grant financial autonomy to the 774 local government councils in the country. He explained that lack of elections at the local government level is crippling democracy and…

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    Jibrin Backs Obasanjo Over NASS Corruption Claim

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    …Says running cost is official fraud ‎Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin on Friday supported claims by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, that the National Assembly stinks of corruption. Abdulmumini also said that Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara in collaboration  with some private entities designed a model to divert allocation of the…

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  • Nigeria Can’t Disintegrate, Says Dogara

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    …Insists northern representatives supported his election as speaker Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said that those plotting and fighting for the disintegration of the Nigerian state are bound to fail. Dogora who spoke during a reception organised by Northern Nigeria Christian Politicians to honour him and the Secretary to the Government…

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    Reps Summon Navy Over Vandalised Vessels

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    The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition has summoned  the Nigerian Navy to appear before it over allegation that  its officers vandalised arrested vessels. This is just as the owners of the vessels made a claim of $29million dollars as damages on the vessel. The owners in a petition to the House, accused the…

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OF THE 7TH ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA ON THURSDAY (6/6/13).

    Reps Direct Oil & Gas Company to Obtain Local Content Approval

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    The House of Representatives on Thursday directed oil and gas companies seeking expatriate quota get approval from Nigeria Content Development Management Board (NCDMB) before application to the Ministry of Interior. The Chairman, House Committee on Local Content, Hon Emmanuel Ekon gave the directive yesterday at a stakeholders meeting on expatriate quota for Oil and Gas…

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    ACF Warns Against Sale Of Assets, Governors Lend Support

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    The Nigerian Governors’ Forum and the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) have taken divergent positions on the issue of the proposed sale of national assets, with the apex socio-political organisation opposing the idea while the governors supported it. The ACF expressed strong opposition to the proposal, saying past privatisation exercises did not yield the desired result…

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    Budget Padding: The Drama, Antics As Majority Stands With Dogara

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    Claims by embattled former chairman of the House committee on appropriations, Hon. Abdulmumini Jibrin that over 250 members want Speaker Dogara to step down could not be substantiated, as an overwhelming majority declared support for the Speaker, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO captures the drama. Anxiety over allegations of budget padding levied against Speaker of the House of…

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