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    APC Governors Meet PMB, Move To End NASS Crises

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    Governors elected on the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed concern over the incessant crises rocking the National Assembly and have promised to intervene in the matter. They made the resolution yesterday after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the presidential villa, Abuja‎. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo…

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    Alleged Shady Deals: Reps To Probe Insurance Premiums On Govt’s Assets

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    The House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to constitute an Ad hoc Committee to probe alleged shady deals in the insurance of government’s fixed and non-fixed assets, hence the panel has been mandated to compel the Head of Service of the Federation and other statutory government establishments that purchased direct insurance covers to provide detailed information…

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  • Reps Investigate Terms For Bail-out Fund Disbursement

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    The House of Representatives has expressed concern over reports on the non-utilisation of bail-out funds received from Federal government by some  states to pay worker’s salaries. To this end it has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the terms  and conditions for the disbursement and utilization of the bail-out  funds and the level of…

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  • Reps Decry Deterioration In National Hospital

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    The House of Representatives is set to conduct an investigative hearing toward restructuring and repositioning of the National Hospital for better and efficient service delivery. This followed a motion under matters of national public importance sponsored by Hon. Sani Abdu in which he explained that the National Hospital since its upgrade to a Tertiary Referral…

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    Oil Companies Owe FG $2bn – Reps

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    The House of Representatives has stated that oil companies granted  mining and oil prospecting lease in the country are indebted to the federal government to the tune of $2billion. This was disclosed yesterday by the ad hoc committee investigating all oil prospecting licences (OPLs) and Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) granted by the federal government. Chairman…

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    Reps Decry $2.9bn Lost To Tax Waivers

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    The House of Representatives has lamented the loss of over $2.9billion  yearly to tax incentives by the Nigerian government this is even as it  mandated its committees on finance and public accounts to investigate  the incentives that are currently being granted to investors. This follows the adoption of a motion sponsored by Hon. Segun Odeneye, …

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    Reps Seek Status Of Recovered Loot

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    The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on public accounts to carry out a comprehensive investigation of the funds and assets recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes  Commission (EFCC) from inception to date and how they had been utilised.  The resolution was contained in a motion sponsored by Hon. Segun Adekola.  Leading the…

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  • Capital Market: Foreign Firms Must List On Stock Exchange – Stakeholders

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    …Says regulators not protecting investors’ interest Stakeholders in the capital market have called on the government to encourage foreign companies to give five percent of their shares back to the country, and also have them listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange to enable Nigerians become shareholders of such companies. This is even as Recapitalization of…

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    Death Of Reps Member Stalls 2016 Budget Passage

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    The House of Representatives yesterday failed to consider the 2016 Appropriation Bill for passage into law because of the death of one of its members, Hon. Musa Baba Onwana from Nasarawa State. Onwana had died last week Thursday represented Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency of the state under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at…

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