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400 Exotic Cars: Reps Move To Block Smuggled, Refurbished Vehicles

The House of Representatives has begun a process of preventing refurbished and smuggled from being supplied cars to it as the lawmakers have placed orders for the supply of 400 units of Toyota Camry 2020 model. The House had resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles.... Continue Reading →

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Senate Sets To Probe NNPC Over $396m Allegedly Spent On Refineries Maintenance

The Senate on Thursday resolved to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the sum of $396 million expended on Turn-Around Maintenance of refineries in the country between 2013 and 2015. It also mandated the Committee on Petroleum Downstream, Upstream and Gas to carry out a holistic investigation on the Turn-Around Maintenance expenditures and... Continue Reading →

Insecurity Worsening, We Must Act Now, National Assembly Warns

The two chambers of the National Assembly on their resumption from a five-week recess on Tuesday reviewed the state of the nation and declared that insecurity in the country had reached an alarming level. The House of Representatives lamented killings, kidnapping, banditry, and insurgency across the country and said something must be done urgently to... Continue Reading →

Senate Okays Nami As FIRS Chairman

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of the newly reconstituted board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, seven years after its dissolution. The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance, presented at plenary by the panel chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola Punch NG reports. The FIRS board... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Reps Reject Six-Year Single Term For President, Govs

Members of the House of Representatives have rejected an amendment to the Constitution seeking to make the president and governors serve only a term of six years. Most of those who spoke during the debate on the bill expressed their opposition to it. The sponsor, Mr. John Dyegh (APC-Gboko/Tarka Federal constituency of Benue State), however,... Continue Reading →

Senate Suspends Public Hearing On Social Media Bill Till Next Year

The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters have suspended further legislative actions on the controversial anti-social media bill sponsored by Senator Musa Sani till January next year KanyiDaily reports. Investigations by our correspondent revealed that the decision was not unconnected with the mixed feelings expressed by members of the 14-member Senate panel... Continue Reading →

Unemployed Nigerians Should Be Paid Stipends Until They Get Jobs – Senate Begins Talk

The Nigerian Senate has urged Federal and state governments to declare a state of emergency on the rising cases of unemployment in the country. The Senate also asked the federal government to initiate a sustainable unemployment fund to pay stipends to Nigerians who could not secure employment. This was part of the senate resolutions after... Continue Reading →

We Won’t Pass Hate Speech Bill – Senate President Lawan

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate won’t pass the proposed anti-free speech bills. Lawan made the disclosure in response to a detailed written protest letter against the hate speech bill and anti-social media bill before the senate by the Human Rights Writers... Continue Reading →

Sanction Banks Over Casual Workers, Reps Urge CBN

The House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to penalize commercial banks that fail to convert all casual workers to permanent staff without delay. The Green Chamber urged all commercial banks to convert all casual workers to permanent staff Daily Post reports. The resolutions followed the consideration of motion moved by... Continue Reading →

Five Months After Inauguration: Senators Yet To Set Up Constituency Offices

Five months after their inauguration, many senators have yet to establish constituency offices, investigations have revealed. It was gathered that a lot of them visited their constituencies only during festivals when they stayed in their heavily guarded mansions Punch NG reports. Few ones, who had established constituency offices, told Punch the demands from their constituents... Continue Reading →

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