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  • 20% Of Naira In Circulation Fake – Ex-CBN Dep Gov

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    The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafiya, has disclosed that 20 per cent of the naira in circulation in Nigeria is fake. Delivering a paper at the beginning of the three-day public hearing on 2017 budget, Mailafia posited that it would be impossible to be bring down prices of…

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  • EFCC Recovers N4bn In 2 Weeks

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) hinted yesterday that two weeks ago, it recovered $9.750 million and £750,000 from a residence in Kaduna State and an additional N1.25 billion from a public servant. Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu who disclosed this at a budget appraisal and defense session of the House of Representatives…

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  • 2017 Budget: Reps To Hold Public Hearing

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    The House of Representatives has announced that it would hold a public hearing on the 2017 appropriation bill to allow stakeholders and members of the public make inputs into the proposed legislation. This is as the House adjourned plenary for three weeks to enable it work on the budget estimates. The announcement was made yesterday…

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  • 2019: North-west Reps Pass Vote Of Confidence On PMB

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    Members of the the North-west geopolitical zone in the House of Representatives yesterday passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, with a declaration that they were ready to support him in the event he decides to re-contest in 2019. The caucus also passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the House…

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  • Reps Summon IGP Over Violation Of Procurement Act

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    The House of Representatives has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to appear before its committee on police affairs on 19 January, 2017 over allegations of diversion of N6 billion approved for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of 102 police stations across the country. The summon follows a motion by Hon. Onyenwife Gabriel in which…

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  • Patience Jonathan Petitions Reps Over Harassment By EFCC

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    Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan has petitioned the House of Representatives over alleged harassment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In the petition presented to the House, yesterday, by HonLovette Idisi, the former first lady alleged that she is being “incessantly harassed” by the anti-graft agency. Idisi noted that…

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  • Reps Call For Urgent Revival Of Textile Industry

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    The House of Representatives has expressed worry that despite the introduction of an industrial revolution plan aimed at revamping and fast-tracking the growth and development of the cotton, textile and garment (CTG) sector, the daunting challenge remains the influx of foreign textiles into the country. To this effect, the House called on the federal government…

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