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Niger assembly summons education commissioner over ‘N295m WAEC debt’

    Niger assembly summons education commissioner over ‘N295m WAEC debt’

The Niger house of assembly has summoned Hannatu Salihu, commissioner for education, over an alleged N295 million owed by the state to the West African Examination Council (WAEC). The examination

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REVEALED: How lawmakers awarded constituency projects to relatives — and inflated cost of contracts

    REVEALED: How lawmakers awarded constituency projects to relatives — and inflated cost of contracts

Since the return to civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria has budgeted trillions of naira for constituency projects sponsored by lawmakers in the two chambers of the national assembly. Constituency projects

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1999 constitution review: Are lawmakers taking women and kings for granted?

    1999 constitution review: Are lawmakers taking women and kings for granted?

The House of Representatives, also known as the green chambers of the National Assembly, NASS has reportedly reversed itself by electing to bring back for review, the three bills concerning

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PDP asks court to sack Zamfara lawmakers over defection to APC

    PDP asks court to sack Zamfara lawmakers over defection to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, sought a court order to join three senators, and 27 other lawmakers — all from Zamfara — in a suit against Bello Matawalle,

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2022 budget: N134bn not enough for lawmakers, says reps spokesman

  2022 budget: N134bn not enough for lawmakers, says reps spokesman

Benjamin Kalu, spokesperson of the house of representatives, says the allocation for the national assembly in 2022 budget is “not

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Gunmen attack three lawmakers on Nasarawa highway

  Gunmen attack three lawmakers on Nasarawa highway

Three lawmakers in the Nasarawa state house of assembly reportedly escaped death on Wednesday, when gunmen opened fire on their

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EXTRA: Lawmakers weep over insecurity in Katsina

  EXTRA: Lawmakers weep over insecurity in Katsina

Two members of the Katsina house of assembly, on Monday, wept openly over the recent attacks in communities across the

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NARD: It’s wrong for doctors to get N5k as hazard allowance when lawmakers receive N1.2m

  NARD: It’s wrong for doctors to get N5k as hazard allowance when lawmakers receive N1.2m

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has asked the federal government to get its priorities right by improving the

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Chaos as Imo speaker suspends PDP, APC lawmakers over ‘misconduct’

  Chaos as Imo speaker suspends PDP, APC lawmakers over ‘misconduct’

Paul Emeziam, speaker of the Imo house of assembly, has suspended six All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party

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Kwara lawmakers reply Lai: Abdulrazaq funded our campaigns in 2019 — NOT you

  Kwara lawmakers reply Lai: Abdulrazaq funded our campaigns in 2019 — NOT you

Members of the Kwara state house of assembly say Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, did not fund the

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