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Oct 10th, 2013
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By E O Eeke I am surprised that President Jonathan has yielded to the pressure of men, mostly in their 70s and 80s who believe that a country with an elected house of Assembly and a senate needs another body of men selected by politicians to decide its future. My opposition to the national conference...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — CHAIRMEN of the joint committees of House of Representatives on Petroleum Upstream and Gas Resources, yesterday, warned House Committee Chairman on Finance, Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin to stop defending the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The Chairman, House Commit...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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By Denrele Animasaun Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.—Doug Larson Nice job if you can get it. No wonder the Nigerian Lawmaker fights tooth and nail to stay on the gravy train. It is a known fact that Nigerian Lawmakers are the highest [&hell...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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By Levinus Nwabughiogu The House of Representatives penultimate Wednesday voted on the 87 items proposed for alteration by the House Committee on Constitution Review. The voting which was characterized by intrigues was nevertheless shaped to a conclusion by the determination and steadfastness of Spea...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Theophilus Ilevbare It is no longer news that Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of the House of Representatives is been courted to hoist the northern flag in the 2015 presidential contest as he is said to possess the qualities the nation requires at the moment, though he has not officially declared hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Leadership Months after the embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Education and chairman of the ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Farouk Lawan, was suspended as chairman of both committees for alleged involvement in bribery, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tamb...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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By Okoi Obono-Obla The 2013 Appropriation Bill was passed into Law by the National Assembly several weeks ago and presented to President Goodluck Jonathan for assent. It was expected that President Jonathan would promptly assent the Bill into Law so that the executive branch of the Federal Government...
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Aug 30th, 2012
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Babatunde Ajibade, Leadership opinion The current wave of insecurity across Nigeria has today reached a level where the nation is not only wobbly, but its image in the international community is fast nose-diving. Locally, the dangers of insecurity have driven the preponderant population in the countr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2012
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The report of the fuel subsidy probe will feature prominently on the agenda of the House of Representatives as the lawmakers reconvene on Tuesday after a two-week Easter vacation. Our correspondent learnt on Sunday that the House might list the report for submission between Wednesday and Thursday. Th...
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Dec 8th, 2011
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Abuja – Nigeria’s parliament pushed ahead with a bill on Wednesday that would harshly crack down on gay rights despite moves from US President Barack Obama’s administration to counter such legislation. The bill was introduced into Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Wednesda...