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Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill
Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Graz...

Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill into law in the state on Tuesday. The bill entitled, “A Bill for a law to prohibit open rearing and grazing of livestock and provide for the establishment of ranches and Livestock administration, regulation and control,... read more »

Lagos State Assembly Passes VAT, Open Grazing Bills
Lagos State Assembly Passes VAT, Open Gr...

Lagos State Assembly Passes VAT, Open Grazing Bills

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Value Added Tax Bill into law in the state. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the House directed the Acting Clark of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent. The House also passed the bill that... read more »

Ondo Rep, Adedayo Omolafe ‘Expensive’ Has Died
Ondo Rep, Adedayo Omolafe ‘Expensive’ Ha...

Ondo Rep, Adedayo Omolafe ‘Expensive’ Has Died

A member of the House of Representatives, representing Akure South/Akure North Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Mr Adedayo Omolafe has died. Omolafe, popularly called “Expensive” passed on in Akure, the capital city of Ondo state in the early hours of Monday, August 16,... read more »

PDP Govs Set To Meet Today, Reps Caucus Clamour For Secondus Resignation
PDP Govs Set To Meet Today, Reps Caucus ...

PDP Govs Set To Meet Today, Reps Caucus Clamour For Secondus Resignation

Members of the House of Representatives elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have called for the immediate resignation of the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, to prevent it from collapse. This was part of a two-point resolution arrived at after a... read more »

Hushpuppi: Reps Consider Reviewing Abba Kyari’s Honour
Hushpuppi: Reps Consider Reviewing Abba ...

Hushpuppi: Reps Consider Reviewing Abba Kyari’s Honour

The House of Representatives has plans are not yet in motion to strip the suspended commander of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, of the honour conferred on him util he is proven guilty of the allegations brought against him by the Federal Bureau of... read more »

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Reps Set To Deny President Buhari Sole Power To appoint, Sack Service Chiefs

Reps Set To Deny President Buhari Sole Power To appoint, Sack Service Chiefs

The House of Representatives is undergoing the amendment to the Armed Forces Act 2004 which will strip the President of the exclusive right to appoint, remove and elongate the tenures of... read more »

Senate Indicts Accountant-General For Illegally Withdrawing N665billion From Federal Account

Senate Indicts Accountant-General For Illegally Withdrawing N665billion From Federal Accou...

The Nigerian Senate has accused the office of the Accountant General of the Federal of illegally withdrawing N665.8billion from the Development of Natural Resources Fund and Stabilization... read more »

Both Christian, Muslim Schools Being Raided – Presidency Fires Back Bishop Kukah

Both Christian, Muslim Schools Being Raided – Presidency Fires Back Bishop Kukah

The presidency has countered Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah over his recent statement while addressing the United States Congress on the state of insecurity in Nigeria. The... read more »

Reps Approve $8b, €490m Loan Requests By Buhari

Reps Approve $8b, €490m Loan Requests By Buhari

The House of Representatives yesterday gave the nod for President Muhammadu Buhari to take a loan of   $8,325,526,537 as requested by him. The House also approved a separate €490... read more »

JUST IN: Senate Passes PIB Bill, Pegs Host Community Fund At 3%

JUST IN: Senate Passes PIB Bill, Pegs Host Community Fund At 3%

The Senate has passed the conference report of the National Assembly on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The report as passed pegged contributions to the host communities development trust fund at... read more »