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Insists governor not fit to work, deputy to take over A DECLARATION by the Taraba State House of Assembly Thursday that Governor Danbaba Suntai was still recuperating underscored the lawmakers’ opposition to his bid to resume work. In fact, the lawmakers stated that a letter transmitted to the House ...
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Aug 23rd, 2013
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how to get your ex girlfriend back Dr. Oby Ezekwesili | credits: File copy The House of Representatives  has said  it welcomes the request for a public hearing  on the controversial jumbo pay of  its members and senators  by a former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili. Ezekwesili had  stated ...
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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...
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Apr 29th, 2013
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By Turaki Hassan, Muideen Olaniyi, Abbas Jimoh, Isa Saidu, Daily Trust Kaduna — Though he has not declared his presidential ambition, Speaker Aminu Tambuwal’s steps bear the imprint of a likely candidate in the 2015 battle. Two years away for the 2015 general elections and in the maze of politi...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By: Amanda Koech In Somalia, we know that a man will sometimes rape a girl because his marriage proposal to her has been turned down. The act of rape ensures no one else will want her as a wife, so she will either be forced to marry her attacker or move to a relative far […]...
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THE impeachment plot against President Gooldluck Jonathan thickened yesterday, with some senators reportedly teaming up with their House of Representatives’ counterparts on the project. The senators met with some representatives in Abuja, at the weekend, on the budget row with the executive, it was l...
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Jul 1st, 2012
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Farouk Lawan’s lawyers have petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, on the need to thoroughly investigate the bribery allegation levelled against their client by billionaire oil magnate Femi Otedola. Otedola has accused Lawan, former chairman of the House Ad-Hoc Committee on fu...
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Jun 19th, 2012
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This story is all over the place that lawmaker Farouk Lawan collected $620,000 bribe from oil baron Femi Otedola.With the parties, admitting giving and receiving bribe, lawyers will readily say a crime has been committed. But not so fast. Lawan is claiming he took the money to expose Otedola. But the...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said there was no truth in widespread insinuation that his government was orchestrating the $620,000 bribery scandal involving the Chairman of the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the fuel subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, and an oil businessman, Mr. Femi...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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LAGOS — Chairman of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy management, Hon. Farouk Lawan who is at the centre of the $3million bribe to clear indicted oil companies, was detained last night by the police. Rep Lawan who voluntarily reported to the CP Ali Amodu-led police Special...