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  1. House of Representatives Responds to Public Outcry, Halts CBN's Cybersecurity Levy Implementation

    Nigeria House of Representatives Responds to Public Outcry, Halts CBN's Cybersecurity Levy Implementation

    Amid mounting public concern, the House of Representatives intervenes, halting the implementation of the controversial cybersecurity levy imposed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The move follows public outcry and concerns over the levy's interpretation and impact on Nigerians. In...
  2. House Bill Proposes Jail Time and Daily Fines for Employers Delaying Salary Payments

    Nigeria House Bill Proposes Jail Time and Daily Fines for Employers Delaying Salary Payments

    The House of Representatives is advancing a groundbreaking bill, known as 'The Employees Remuneration Protection Bill, 2023,' which could criminalize the delayed or failed payment of employees' salaries by employers and corporate entities in Nigeria. Sponsored by Wale Hammed, a House member...
  3. Arrest Warrants Issued for CBN Governor Cardoso and Accountant General over Refusal to Face House Committee

    Nigeria Arrest Warrants Issued for CBN Governor Cardoso and Accountant General over Refusal to Face House Committee

    The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition has escalated its confrontation with top government officials, issuing a warrant of arrest for Olayemi Cardoso, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Oluwatoyin Madein, the Accountant General of the Federation. The committee...
  4. Service Chiefs Present a List of Challenges and Needs in Meeting With Representatives

    Nigeria Service Chiefs Present a List of Challenges and Needs in Meeting With Representatives

    In a pivotal session before the House of Representatives, the nation's top security officials, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Air Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, and the Inspector General of Police, laid bare the challenges and pressing needs of the country's...
  5. Drama Unfolds As Service Chiefs and IGP Shun House Of Reps Invitation

    Nigeria Drama Unfolds As Service Chiefs and IGP Shun House Of Reps Invitation

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Musa; Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-General Taoreed Lagbaja; Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla, and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, failed...
  6. Outrage as Nigerian Lawmakers Take Delivery of N160M SUVs Amid Public Hardships

    Nigeria Outrage as Nigerian Lawmakers Take Delivery of N160M SUVs Amid Public Hardships

    Members of the Nigerian National Assembly, both in the Green and Red Chambers, have commenced the reception of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), with the final batch scheduled to arrive by December. This decision by the National Assembly leadership to procure imported SUVs for lawmakers and...
  7. House of Reps Sticks to Plan to Buy N130 Million SUVs for Each Lawmaker Amid Economic Hardships

    Nigeria House of Reps Sticks to Plan to Buy N130 Million SUVs for Each Lawmaker Amid Economic Hardships

    Amidst economic challenges and the removal of fuel subsidies in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has announced its finalization of plans to distribute official vehicles to members of the 10th National Assembly. The Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Akin Rotimi...
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    Politics Obanikoro, Banky W react as tribunal reportedly nullifies LP candidate Thaddeus Atta's victory; orders rerun in 90 days - Linda Ikejis Blog

    https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2023/9/obanikoro-banky-w-react-as-tribunal-reportedly-nullifies-lp-candidate-thaddeus-attas-victory-orders-rerun-in-90-days-2.html
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    Politics Reps query NDDC MD over N90.4bn extra-budgetary spending, 150 abandoned projects – Vanguard News

    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/07/reps-query-nddc-md-over-n90-4bn-extra-budgetary-spending-150-abandoned-projects/
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    Metro Trafficked Nigerians: Reps tackle Lebanese govt – New Telegraph

    https://www.newtelegraphng.com/trafficked-nigerians-reps-tackle-lebanese-govt/
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    Politics Lawmakers observe social distancing at plenary – Daily trust

    https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/lawmakers-observe-social-distancing-at-plenary-photos.html
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    Politics Reps take delivery of exotic cars and begin distribution amid coronavirus outbreak - Linda Ikejis Blog

    https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2020/3/reps-take-delivery-of-exotic-cars-and-begin-distribution-amid-coronavirus-outbreak.html
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    Politics Reps to suspend plenary for two weeks over coronavirus - The Cable

    https://www.thecable.ng/reps-to-suspend-plenary-for-two-weeks-over-coronavirus
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    Metro Rowdiness, as Reps shoot down motion to evacuate Nigerians from Wuhan - PM News

    There was rowdiness at the House of Representatives on Tuesday as lawmakers shot down a motion for the evacuation of Nigerians from Wuhan, China, a city ravaged by the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. A lawmaker, Ben Kalu had sought the permission of the House to move a motion of urgent public...
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    Politics Reps commence debate on 2020 budget - Daily Post

    The House of Representatives has commenced the debate on the 2020 Appropriation bill recently presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. The debate was almost stalled by Kingsley Chinda, who raised a Point of Order that the budget was not ripped enough for consideration since President has not...
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    Politics Reps investigate all abandoned projects since 1999 – TheCable

    The house of representatives has resolved to investigate abandoned projects awarded by the federal government from 1999 till date. The resolution is a sequel to a motion introduced during Wednesday’s plenary by Francis Uduyok from Akwa Ibom state. Uduyok lamented the ‘alarming’ number of...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics BREAKING: Reps okays bill ending HND, B.Sc dichotomy – Daily Post Nigeria

    The House of Representatives, Tuesday passed a bill which put to an end the controversial dichotomy between Polytechnic Higher National Diploma and the Bachelor of Science degree awarded by the Nigerian universities. This development was sequel to an adopted bill sponsored by Ali Isa and Edward...
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    Politics IT’S OFFICIAL: Femi Gbajabiamila is APC’s candidate for speaker - The Cable

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house of representatives, as its candidate for the position of speaker in the 9th assembly. Gbajabiamila was adopted after an intensive deliberation between the party’s house of representatives...
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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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