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Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee on finance, o...
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Video: Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam speaks on US House Appropriation Bill )...
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Automatic delegates to tomorrow’s special national convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Rivers State have resolved to boycott the convention. The automatic delegates comprise mainly of supporters of Governor Rotimi Amaechi and they include 10 members of House of Representatives, two Sena...
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Jul 28th, 2012
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In a stunning move, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has admitted that members of the House of Representatives, including its majority PDP members, have a genuine case for threatening to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan, but that the party would protect his job. Speaking today on behalf of the N...
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Jul 24th, 2012
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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 20th, 2012
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The crisis between President Goodluck Jonathan and the House of Representatives deepens on Thursday, as the lawmakers vowed to impeach the President if the 2012 budget is not well implemented. The Premium Times reports that some lawmakers served Mr. Jonathan a shocking impeachment warning, threatenin...
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Jul 4th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that he will not interfere or mediate in the ongoing bribery scandal in the House of Representatives involving Mr. Farouk Lawan and a businessman, Mr. Femi Otedola. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, disclosed this o...
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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...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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As Police investigations into the $620, 000 bribe money allegedly collected by the Chairman of House of Representative probe committee on oil Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan continues, Vanguard can report authoritatively that Police authorities have tagged Hon. Lawan as the ‘Prime Suspect’ in the bribery ...