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Senate Okays Establishment Of Another Para-Military Agency

The Senate has approved the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps, NPC, a move that will increase government recurrent expenditure if it gets presidential assent.

House Begins Disbursement Of 360 Luxury Cars To Members

The current economic recession in the country notwithstanding, the House of Representatives has commenced the disbursement of brand new vehicles to all its 360 members.

House Of Reps. Probe Panel Summons Customs CG

A House of Representatives ad-hoc committee, investigating alleged payments by government agencies to firms and individuals from 2013 till date, has summoned the Controller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, a retired army general.

House Summons IGP Over Extrajudicial Killings

Following series of allegations against the police and other security agencies of committing extrajudicial killings in Bayelsa State, the House of Representatives has invited the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it and state the force’s side of the story.

Jibrin Files N1 Billion Suit Against House Of Reps.

Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House,asking for N1 billion in damages.

House Clears Lawmakers Of Sexual Misconduct In US

Three members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct during a visit to the United States have been cleared of any wrongdoing.

National Assembly To Summon Buhari Over Economy

The Senate has passed a motion to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly on efforts being made to take the country out of recession.

House Of Reps Suspends Jibrin For 180 Days

The House of Representatives has handed a 180-day suspension to Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former chairman of the House committee on Appropriation, who is at the centre of the budget padding scandal that has rocked the house in recent months.

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