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Reps Investigate Alleged Theft Of N20 Billion By NNPC Staff

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged theft of N20 billion belonging to state governments. The House, following the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance moved by Ibrahim Kawu, resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the allegation. Moving the motion, Mr …

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Reps Summon Army Chief Over Attack On Benue Lawmaker

The House of Representatives has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya and the Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor over an alleged attack on a Benue lawmaker, Kpam Sokpo. The resolution followed a motion moved by Mark Gbillah on Wednesday. In his motion, Mr Gbillah said the soldiers …

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Reps Want Overhaul Of Online Banking System

The House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to direct commercial banks to overhaul the existing online/electronic banking platforms for the efficient conduct of electronic banking operations. This is sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Sergius Ogun (PDP, Edo) at plenary on Thursday. …

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Reps Partly Okay Buhari’s 22.7trn Loan Request

The House of Representatives on Tuesday partly approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s N22,719,703,774,306.90 requests on Ways and Means Advances, WMAs, from the Central Bank of Nigeria. However, the lawmakers approved the restructuring of N1 trillion WMAs instead of the original N22.7 trillion request. The decision of the House of Representatives came …

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Reps Ask NUC To Shut Down Schools To Allow Students To Vote

The House of Representatives has urged the National University Commission to give university students break in order to participate in the 2023 general elections. The House reached this resolution following a motion moved by Ibrahim Kabir on Thursday during plenary. Moving the motion, Kabir said the House must prevail on …

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Rep laments non-implementation of 2016 budget

A member representing Ogoja-Yala Federal Constituency of Cross River State in the National Assembly, Mr. Agom Jarigbe, has lamented the non-implementation of the 2016 budget due to paucity of funds. Already, the lawmaker alleged that the situation was having negative effect on members of the National Assembly, as no constituency …

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