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Nigeria News: Legislators in fresh attempt to review 1999 constitution

Members of the House of Representatives, organised a retreat last weekend,  in Kano and Uyo,  on the review of the 1999 constitution Declaring the event open, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable ...

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Nigeria News:House steps down motion on military operations in Niger delta

The Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Represen-tative yesterday  stepped down a motion raised by Honourable John Halims Agoda (PDP Delta  seeking the stoppage of the current military operation ...

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UNODC says $450 Abacha loot missing

The  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced yesterday that a whooping  $450 million out of the over $3 billion Abacha loot cannot be traced Abacha loot represents ...

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Nigeria News: Ghost workers in customs …

Nigeria News: Ghost workers in customs There are about 10,000 ghost workers in Nigeria Customs service during the tenure of the immediate past Comptroller General of Customs, Jacob Buba Gyang, ...

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Nigeria’s Senate threatens to arrest Nigeria’s Oil Minister may be arrested over fuel scarcity

The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream Sector) has threatened to arrest the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman and Minister of State, in the ministry, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, and ...

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Nigeria News: Civil Society groups reject electoral reform Bills

The Civil Society Coordinating Commiittee on Electoral reform have rejected the seven new electoral reform bills forwarded by the Presidency to the National Assembly.   Speaking through Mr Moshood  Erubami ...

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Nigeria News: Bill on Independent candidacy presented to national assembly

Nigeria’s President Umaru Yar’adua has forwarded a bill to allow for Independent candidacy in future elections to the National Assembly. Six other bills aimed at reforming the country’s electoral system ...

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Nigerian Legislator sponsors free eye treatment

Honourable Shuaibu Umar Galadima representing Yamaltu/Deba federal constituency in the National Assembly is sponsoring free medical treatment for people with eye-related infections in Bauchi state as part of efforts to ...

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Corruption in Nigeria and the energy contracts probe

Press statement   The Civil Society Legislative Centre(CISLAC) has observed with dismay and surprise the show of shame that is taking place by few legislators in the House of Representatives ...

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