Tag: House of Representatives

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September 29, 2012

More trouble: House of Representatives threatens to ignore 2013 budget

by Stanley Azuakola In an unprecedented move, the House of Representatives, on Friday, vowed not to treat the 2013 budget ...

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September 20, 2012

House of Rep members demand N7m pay rise?

by Isi Esene Members of the House of Representatives resumed from their two-month recess on Wednesday agitating for a N7m ...

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September 19, 2012

UNILAG or MAULAG? Bill seeking name-change passes second reading

by Isi Esene Students and Alumni of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) continue to wallow in suspense as the bill ...

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September 18, 2012

House of Representatives says NO to N5,000 note, Oteh’s reinstatement

by Stanley Azuakola The National Assembly has returned from its two months rest. And just in case Nigerians did not ...

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August 13, 2012

We’ll try Farouk Lawan with or without the $620,000 – Prosecutors

by Isi Esene The marked $620,000 which Hon. Farouk Lawan allegedly received as bribe from billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, seem ...

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August 10, 2012

Opinion: Arunma Oteh and the rule of law

by Ifeoluwa Olanihun THE Presidency recently adopted the report of the independent investigation into the Project 50 Programme, which was ...

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July 30, 2012

Okonjo-Iweala broke the law – House of Reps

by Isi Esene The spat between the House of Representatives and the Executive arm of government continues to linger with ...

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July 20, 2012

Rep threatens to impeach GEJ

by Isi Esene The looming crisis between the House of Representatives and the Executive arm of government deepened yesterday with ...

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July 20, 2012

“Incompetence, failure, lack of transparency”: House of Reps rejects Oteh’s recall

by Isi Esene Arunma Oteh and her reinstatement as the director-general of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) appears to ...

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July 5, 2012

Oil company rejects subsidy report, sues government

by Isi Esene An oil company, Integrated Oil and Gas Limited got a temporary reprieve from a Federal High Court ...

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July 4, 2012

“It was very stupid of him,” says unhappy House of Reps as Otedola brushes aside questions

by Isi Esene Mr. Femi Otedola appeared yesterday before the House of Representatives’ Committee on Ethics and Privileges probing the bribe allegation ...

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June 22, 2012

Stop lying about cassava bread – Agric Minister

by Stanley Azuakola Cassava bread does not cause diabetes, that’s a lie from the congregation of wheat importers, so says ...

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June 19, 2012

BREAKING: House issues first-ever presidential summons over Boko Haram

by Stanley Azuakola The Federal House of Representatives has had enough. Irked by the unending streak of insecurity in the ...

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June 16, 2012

Report: Farouk Lawan may spend weekend in detention, to sue police on Monday

by Hauwa Gambo Lawyers to the (former?) chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Farouk Lawan, ...

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June 2, 2012

Bully in the House: Honourable, aides beat up FRSC official

by Stanley AzuakolaHon Ibrahim Olaifa, member of the House of Representatives representing Oluyole Constituency in Oyo State, and some of ...

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March 15, 2012

“Contempt of parliament” – Okonjo-Iweala and Lamido Sanusi shun House of Reps hearing

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. ...

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January 9, 2012

#FuelSubsidyRemoval: The Presidency Vs the House of Representatives

By Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the House of Representatives of stirring Nigerians against his government by passing ...

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