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Akpabio makes U-turn, denies accusing n’assembly members of NDDC contract fraud

    Akpabio makes U-turn, denies accusing n’assembly members of NDDC contract fraud

Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, says he did not accuse members of the national assembly of benefiting from contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). But

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PDP reps sue Malami, Lai over amended broadcasting code

    PDP reps sue Malami, Lai over amended broadcasting code

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in the house of representatives have sued the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the recently amended

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‘It’s ill-timed’ — CSOs ask reps to suspend recess

    ‘It’s ill-timed’ — CSOs ask reps to suspend recess

A coalition of 39 civil society organisations of (CSOs) says the decision of the house of representatives to suspend all its activities will fuel conspiracy theories “of collusion and attempt

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Reps: Abuja-Kano road rehabilitation contract overpriced at N155bn

    Reps: Abuja-Kano road rehabilitation contract overpriced at N155bn

The house of representatives says the N155 billion contract for the rehabilitation of the Abuja-Kano road is more than the worth of the project. The contract is meant to be

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774,000 jobs: Reps minority caucus rejects 30 slots for members — asks for more

  774,000 jobs: Reps minority caucus rejects 30 slots for members — asks for more

The minority caucus of the house of representatives says 30 slots allocated to its members out of the 1,000 jobs

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‘It’s ridiculous to say I acted it’ — Pondei speaks on collapse during NDDC probe

  ‘It’s ridiculous to say I acted it’ — Pondei speaks on collapse during NDDC probe

Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has described as ridiculous, the claims that he

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Reps will probe demolition of Abuja community, says lawmaker

  Reps will probe demolition of Abuja community, says lawmaker

Micah Jiba, a lawmaker from the federal capital territory (FCT), says the house of representatives will probe the demolition of

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Not to be planted near worship centres, for medical use — highlights of cannabis bill

  Not to be planted near worship centres, for medical use — highlights of cannabis bill

In May, a bill seeking to legalise the use of cannabis, popularly known as marijuana, for medical and cosmetic purposes,

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Reps set up 30-member panel for speedy passage of PIB

  Reps set up 30-member panel for speedy passage of PIB

The house of representatives has set up a 30-member committee for the speedy passage of the petroleum industry bill (PIB).

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Nigeria won’t get loans from China if you keep probing, Amaechi tells reps panel

  Nigeria won’t get loans from China if you keep probing, Amaechi tells reps panel

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says China will not approve Nigeria’s request for loans if the national assembly continues to

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