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  • Another PDP Reps Member Defects to APC

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    Barely one month after Hon. Emmanuel Ukoete a  member of the House of Representatives, elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akwa Ibom State, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), another member of the House  from Benue State, Hon. Saleh Hassan Anthony has also defected from the PDP to the ruling…

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  • Reps Order Reconstruction Of Bauchi-Gombe-Yola Highway In 2017 Budget

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    The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Works and Appropriation to include the reconstruction and dualisation of the Bauchi-Gombe-Yola federal highway in the 2017 budget. The House also urged the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to commence remedial in the  federal highway so as to alleviate suffering of commuters who ply the road,…

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  • 2017 Budget March Deadline Not Sacrosanct, Reps Tell PMB

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    The House of Representatives, yesterday, stated that the March 30  date proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as deadline to pass the 2017 appropriation bill into an Act is not sacrosanct. Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Publicity, Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas stated this yesterday  during his regular weekly briefing. He explained that the weekly…

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  • Reps Set to Establish EFCC Courts

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    The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading, a Bill for an Act to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Act 2004, so as to provide for quick recovery procedure for stolen assets. The amendment particularly seek create a special court for the EFCC, to handle all cases emanating from investigations…

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  • Reps Demand Comprehensive Audit Of Assets Seized By EFCC

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    The House of Representatives yesterday demanded a comprehensive audit of all assets forfeitures to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC)  from inception till date. The House also seek to ascertain conditions of such assets and their current values so as to  prevent further decay and waste. The representatives hereby mandated its committee on…

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  • Reps Seeks To Establish Council For Dependent Nigerians

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    The House of Representatives on Thursday passed for a second reading,  a bill for an Act to establish the National Council for Public Assistance to Widows, Dependent Children and Orphans. Consequently, the bill was forwarded  to the House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development for further legislative actions. ‎The bill sponsored by member representing Ilorin…

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  • Reps Passes Local Content Bill for Second Reading

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    The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading, a  Bill for an Act to make it Mandatory for Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to Give Priority to Local Manufacturers and Indigenous Companies in the Procurement. The bill which seeks to Prohibit the Exclusion of Locally Produced Goods and services  in the Procurement was committed…

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