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    Metro [OPINION]Destroyers of Nigeria Were Born Between 1956-1976(-5 +2 yrs); The Worst Generation.

    Their fathers labored for Nigeria. They built a nation from nothing to something. They fought and won the civil war. They were good in anything they did. *They were mostly teachers, civil servants, artisans, farmers and traders. Few were lawyers, doctors and engineers.* Regardless of their...
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    Politics Killing of Aid Worker: Reps Demand Urgent Negotiation with Boko Haram over Remaining Captives – Olisa.tv

    The House of Representatives has called on the executive to as a matter of urgency, commence further negotiation for the safe release of the women who are still being held captive by Boko Haram terrorists. The lawmakers’ call comes in the wake of the killing of a Red Cross … Read more via...
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    Metering: House of Reps moves to curb estimated billing – The Sun News

    In its bid to curb cases of estimated billing in the country by electricity distribution companies (DisCos), the House of Representatives has expressed its determination to encourage and strengthen operations of indigenous meter manufacturers. Consequently, its … Read more via The Sun News...
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    Na’abba reveals how much Obasanjo paid Senators to make him life president – Dailypost News

    An erstwhile Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na ’abba, has revealed how much former President, Olusegun Obasanjo paid each of the National Assembly members in 2006 to make him life president. He said the third term agenda, which involved a constitutional amendment, and the...
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    Lawmakers Reject Bill On Paternity Leave – Sahara Reporters

    A bill seeking to legalize two-week paternity leave for men after their wives must have been delivered of babies has been rejected by the House of Representatives. The lawmakers argued that since it’s the woman who carries the child for nine months, the leave should be for the … Read more...
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    40 bills seeking creation of new varsities before Reps – Punch Newspapers

    Over 40 bills seeking the establishment of new universities in the country are before the House of Representatives. The high number of the bills made lawmakers to express fears on Wednesday over the proliferation of universities that ended up being poorly funded. The Chairman, House … Read...
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    Reps’ Summon: President Buhari Will Respond Accordingly, Says Adesina – Channels Television

    Hours after the House of Representatives resolved to summon President Muhammadu Buhari over the killings in Benue State, the Presidency said he would react appropriately when officially summoned. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said this...
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    House Of Reps Consider Impeachment Proceeding Against Buhari Over $496Million Spending - Gossipmill

    The spending $496m without parliamentary approval has pitched Pres. Buhari against the House of Representatives with most members calling for the impeachment of the President, Thenation reports. Following the reading of President Buhari’s request in a letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara at...
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    Payment of $462m for fighter jets, impeachable offence, Reps tell Buhari – Punch Newspapers

    Abuja Members of the House of Representatives did not mince words on Tuesday when they said President Muhammadu Buhari committed an “impeachable offence” by authorising the purchase of $462million jets for the military without appropriation by the National Assembly. Buhari is buying 12 Tucano...
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    After approving $462m for aircraft, Buhari formally seeks Reps approval – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has formally requested the House of Representatives to include the procurement of the Super Tucano aircraft to fight insecurity in the country in the 2018 Appropriation Act, after authorising the withdrawal of $462m from the excess crude account for the procurement...
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    Politics TSA: Reps to investigate illegal withdrawal of N10bn NHIS account – BusinessDay

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to investigate the alleged suspicious withdrawal of N10 billion from National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) account while the executive secretary was on suspension. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion sponsored by Chike...
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    Politics The Big 5: Reps summon Okonjo-Iweala, Malami, Maina, others over pensions fraud; Donald...

    These are the stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari vowed that the abduction of schoolgirls and the kind of attack on Rann in which humanitarian workers were killed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents would not be allowed to recur. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...
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    Politics Don’t sell National theatre, Reps caution FG – Vanguard News

    *As ministry proposes N2.6bn 2018 budget By Emman Ovuakporie THE Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism and Culture yesterday cautioned the Federal Government not to sell the National theatre situated in Iganmu, Lagos state. The chairman of the House committee on Culture...
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    Politics Lawmaker Suspended For Taking Too Many Pictures – Naijaloaded

    Ebonyi state House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended the member representing Afikpo North East constituency in the Assembly, Mrs Maria Ude Nwachi aka Afikpo Chic, for alleged gross misconduct. Mrs. Nwachi was accused of allegedly posing as public photographer. The motion for he suspension was …...
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    Politics Reps to visit India over arrests of Nigerians – Nigerian Breaking News

    The House of Representatives has resolved to send a delegation to India to ascertain the condition, state of health and mental well-being of Nigerian students arrested in that country. The House, while adopting a motion by Frederick Yietiemone Agbedi (PDP, Bayelsa) urged … via Nigerian...
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    Politics House of Reps Begin To Investigate NIA Over Allegedly Missing $44m

    The House of Representatives has on Tuesday mandated its committee on national security and intelligence to investigate reports of $44 million allegedly missing from the vaults of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The sponsor of the motion which led to this resolution, Rep. Douye Diri...
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    Politics House of Reps Wade Into 'Call-to-bar Hijab' Controversy

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated a joint committee to investigate the controversy surrounding why a graduate of law was barred from the call-to-bar ceremony for insisting on wearing the hijab. In a motion of urgent public importance raised by Danburan Nuhu (Kano – APC), he...
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    Politics PDP Lawmakers Walk Out During Sitting Over Defection Of Hon. Igbokwe

    Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the House of Representatives on Tuesday walked out of a House sitting in protest against the failure of Speaker Yakubu Dogara to declare a defector’s seat vacant. The lawmakers want the speaker to declare the seat of Hon. Igbokwe Raphael Nnanna, who...
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    Business House Of Reps Hit Atiku's INTELS Hard, Orders Company To Pay Millions Of Dollars In 24 Hours

    The House of Representatives yesterday ordered management of Intels to remit the multi-million dollar revenue accrued from pilotage service contract into the Treasury Single Account, TSA, within 24 hours. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Victory For Jibrin As Appeal Court Dismisses House Of Reps Suit Against Him [Vanguard]

    An Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by the House of Representatives to delay the hearing of the case challenging the suspension of Hon. AbdulMumin Jibrin before the Federal High court. via Vanguard News – http://ift.tt/2jSdqie -- Get More Nigeria...
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