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Reps Refuse To Veto Buhari

Reps Refuse To Veto Buhari

🕔21:49, 24.May 2018

The House of Representatives has dashed any hope of reviving the Peace Corps bill. The bill seeks to turn the Peace Corps, currently a non-governmental organisation, into a government para-military agency. The bill, which had been passed by the National

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Reps Confirm Signing Of 2018 Budget This Week

Reps Confirm Signing Of 2018 Budget This Week

🕔07:40, 21.May 2018

The House of Representatives has confirmed that a clean copy of the 2018 budget will be received by President Muhammadu Buhari within one week from the date of passage. The National Assembly passed the N9.12tn budget on Wednesday last week

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House Of Reps Rejects Paternity Leave

House Of Reps Rejects Paternity Leave

🕔06:56, 4.May 2018

A bill for an Act to make provisions for optional paternity leave to all married male employees in private and public service, on Thursday failed to scale through second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Edward

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BREAKING: Reps Summon Buhari, Suspend Plenary

BREAKING: Reps Summon Buhari, Suspend Plenary

🕔14:12, 25.Apr 2018

The House of Representatives has summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the spate of killings in Benue State and other parts of the country. The decision was agreed upon by the majority of members after a Kano Lawmaker, Baballe Bashir (APC,

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Fear Grips Reps Over Recurring Death Of Colleagues

Fear Grips Reps Over Recurring Death Of Colleagues

🕔08:35, 12.Apr 2018

It was eerie in the House of Representatives on Wednesday when members confronted the reality of yet another death amongst their number. In less than three years into the life of the eight Assembly, death has bared its gruesome face

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N1.6 Billion Contract Fraud Uncovered At NEMA

N1.6 Billion Contract Fraud Uncovered At NEMA

🕔06:56, 12.Apr 2018

The House of Representatives committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has uncovered N1.6 billion contract fraud at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). At an investigative hearing on violation of public trust in NEMA by the House Committee, it was

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8 Aspirants Pick Ekiti APC Governorship Forms

8 Aspirants Pick Ekiti APC Governorship Forms

🕔05:11, 12.Apr 2018

Not less than eight governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have obtained the nomination and expression of interest forms. The aspirants are a former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele; Sen. Ayo Arise;

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Reps Give Date For 2018 Budget

Reps Give Date For 2018 Budget

🕔04:39, 9.Apr 2018

Rep. Zakari Mohammed, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education, has assured that the country’s 2018 budget would be ready by end of April. Mohammed revealed this to newsmen in Ogbomoso on the sideline of an empowerment programme organised

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Fresh Herdsmen Attacks Hit Benue Following Suspicious Withdrawal Of Troops

Fresh Herdsmen Attacks Hit Benue Following Suspicious Withdrawal Of Troops

🕔08:59, 6.Apr 2018

The legislators lamented that the withdrawal of troops has “left Benue even more vulnerable and has paved the way for the recent despicable and premeditated attacks by the herdsmen in our communities.”

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