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    Politics I was not elected to fight executive – Gbajabiamila –

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people through diligent discharge of its legislative duties. The speaker said this on Sunday in Lagos while speaking at the ”Gbaja 2019 End of...
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    Politics Reps ask Buhari to suspend Military’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’ –

    The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the planned ‘operation positive identification’ by the military. The call followed a motion introduced during Tuesday’s plenary session by Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader of the house. The military had said the operation...
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    Politics Onyeama did not refuse to appear before Reps, says foreign ministry – Vanguard News

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed allegations that its minister, Geoffrey Onyeama refused to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics CBN Gov, Emefiele, NDDC management to appear before Reps C’ttee – Vanguard News

    Rep. Nicholas Ossai (ODP-Delta) Chairman, House of Representatives Committee investigating abandoned projects in the Niger Delta, says that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emiefele, will appear before the committee on Thursday, Sept. 19..... Read more via Vanguard...
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    Business Former PenCom DG is under investigation for procurement irregularities – Nairametrics

    The former Director-General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, is being probed by the House of Representatives. The probe will extend from October 2014 to March 2017. The lawmakers wrote to the Pension Commission through its joint committee on Public Procurement...
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    Metro Reps panel ‘uncovers’ $995m FG funds outside TSA – TheCable

    A house of representatives panel says it has uncovered public funds outside the treasury single account (TSA) to the tune of $995.71 million. The ad hoc committee on the need to ascertain the proceeds of the treasury single account made the submission in its report considered and adopted by …...
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    Politics Reps raise the alarm as FG returns $100m to World Bank – Newtelegraph

    Some members of the House of Representatives have raised the alarm over alleged plans by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Emeka Enelamah, to return $100 million meant for the Growth and Employment (GEM) Project, which has …...
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    Metro 2019: Rep denies supporting Buhari, pledges loyalty to Atiku – Newtelegraph

    Amidst speculations that he may have switched allegiance to the ruling party, Chairman, House Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Hon. Timothy Simon Golu, yesterday said that he was supporting the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar and not...
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    Politics Reps: Issues that shaped House in 2018 – Newtelegraph

    Being a year preceding the 2019 general elections, 2018 was eventful and at the same time controversial. Expectedly, the no love lost between the House of Representatives and the executive … Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Sack NEMA DG now over alleged N33bn embezzlement, Reps tell Buhari – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The House of Representatives yesterday demanded the immediate sack of the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, over the loss of N33 billion and violation of public trust..... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –
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    Politics Another batch of lawmakers ‘will soon dump’ APC - The Cable

    Abdulrazak Atunwa, a house of representatives member among the 37 who defected from the All Progressive Congress (APC), says more lawmakers will leave the party. Atunwa, who moved to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said the defection was just the first batch of members that would leave the...
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    Politics 36 House Of Rep Members Dump APC, 32 Defect To PDP, 4 To ADC - Linda Ikeji

    36 members of the House of Representatives have defected from APC. 32 of the lawmakers defected to PDP while four defected to the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Announcing their defection on during plenary this afternoon, the lawmakers cited division at all levels of the APC as the reason...
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    Politics 2018 Budget: Reps fail to explain why National Assembly budget rose to N139.5 billion –Premium Times

    Members of the House of Representatives have defended the decision of the National Assembly to raise its budget from the initial N125 billion to N139.5 billion in 2018. In their explanation, the lawmakers merely claimed the budget figure was small compared to past years. They … Read more...
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    Politics National Assembly Holds ‘Emergency’ Joint Session – Channels Television

    The two chambers of the National Assembly are currently holding a joint session. Speaker Yakubu Dogara has earlier announced that the House of Representatives and Senate will be having the joint executive session at noon. Read more via Channels Television – -- Get...
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    Politics After Pocketing N32bn, 161 Reps Yet To Sponsor Bill – P.M.EXPRESS

    At least 161 members of the House of Reps are yet to sponsor a bill more than two years after assuming office, Daily Trust findings have shown. Of the 360 members in the House, only 199 have sponsored at least a bill since their inauguration on June 9, 2015. Read more via P.M.EXPRESS –...
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    Politics Governor Ajimobi, wife after my life – Rep Adesina – TODAY.NG

    A member of the House of Representatives, representing Ibadan North East/Ibadan South East in Oyo state, Hon. Adedapo Lam Adesina, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to provide necessary security cover for him in view of an alleged assassination attempt on him by...
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    Politics [Video] Reps Fault Presidency For Exempting NNPC From TSA Policy – Channels Television

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    Politics 20 Exotic Cars Worth N17m Each Arrive For Lawmakers, 100 More Expected - Punch News

    Twenty more exotic cars imported for members of the House of Representatives have arrived at the National Assembly in Abuja, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday. Findings showed that the additional 20 units brought the total number of cars delivered to 260. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics PDP Lawmaker, Adamu Kamale Defects To APC

    Mr. Adamu Kamale a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, has defected to the All Progressives Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives. Kamale, an Adamawa State native, defected on Tuesday morning, causing a mild drama. Until his defection, Kamale was the only PDP member of the...