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

    Reps Kick Against Concessioning Of Airports

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    The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has kicked against the planned concessioning of airports, suggesting that it will have an adverse effect on the economy. The committee also advised President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore calls to sell some national assets in the face of the economic recession. Reacting to calls by some eminent Nigerians…

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    Jibrin Breached Our Rules In Over 100 Newspaper Reports- Reps

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    The Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Rules and Business, Hon. Emmanuel Orker-jev has stated that he had over 100 newspaper reports where the former Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Hon. Abdulmunin Jibrin breached the Standing Rules of the House. Orker-jev stated this on Friday before the Rep Ossai Nicholas Ossai-led Ethics and Privileges…

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  • Budget Padding: House Commences Investigation On Alleged Breach Of Privileges

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    The House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges, yesterday commenced investigation of an alleged  breach of it’s privileges by the erstwhile chairman of its committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin. The committee at the commencement of hearing resolved to allow media coverage of its proceedings, so as to ensure public awareness, in accordance with Abdulmumini’s…

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    Jibrin Debunks UK Account Reports

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    Former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin has called on Nigerians to disregard reports making the rounds that he owns an account with ING bank UK with a balance of £1.3m as he neither owns nor operates such account. The call follows media publication wherein a group known as…

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    NASS Willing To Assist ECOWAS Parliament – Sani-Omolori

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    The Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has said that there was no alternative to having a harmonious working relationship between Nigeria’s Assembly and ECOWAS Parliament Sani-Omolori disclosed this on Thursday when the General-Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Dr. Nelson Magbegbeola, led a delegation on a courtesy…

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    Reps Seek Speedy Budget Implementation

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    The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to accelerate the implementation of the 2016 budget to enable the nation know where revenue challenges are making implementation unlikely. In a statement issued yesterday, Chairman, House committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Hon. Timothy Golu said that “the 2017 MTEF is about to be,…

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    Budget Padding: The Messy Fight Of Dogara, Jibrin

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    The polity remains heated up with the avalanche of allegations emanating from the House of Representatives over padding of the 2016 budget as parties involved seek ways to rise above the storm that threatens to further push to the mud, the already battered image of the House of Representatives. KHALEEL KAUTHAR writes The trigger for…

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    Hajj Stampede: Reps Summon 36 States’ Secretaries

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    The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee investigating the 2015 Hajj stampede at Mina in Saudi Arabia yesterday summoned Secretaries of 36  States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory,FCT, to appear before it with their official reports on the incident within 72 hours. Chairman of the Committee Hon. Ibrahim Abdullahi Dutse gave the…

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