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  • Tax evasion: Reps begin probe of 24 banks today

    The House of Representatives has commenced interrogation of officials of 24 banks over tax evasion. The quizzing of the banks on allegations of tax nonremittance holds today at the National Assembly premises. Chairman of the House Committee...

    • Posted May 20, 2013
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  • National Assembly dumps Jonathan’s supplementary budget

    There were indications, yesterday, that the National Assembly (NASS) might have decided to distance itself from further deliberation and approval of the supplementary budget sent to the lawmakers by President Goodluck Jonathan last March. The reason for...

    • Posted May 6, 2013
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  • 2013 budget: Jonathan sends amendment to National Assembly

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday forwarded 2013 Appropriation Act Amendment Proposal to the National Assembly for approval. He also forwarded the 2013 Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) budget amendment proposal for consideration. The requests were contained...

    • Posted March 19, 2013
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  • It is strange some Nigerians are opposed to PIB – Peterside

    Hon. Dakuku Peterside representing Opobo/Nkoro/Andoni federal constituency  at  the House of Representatives is the Chairman of the Green Chamber’s Committee on Petroleum (Downstream). In this interview he gives a deeper insight into the content of the Petroleum Industry...

    • Posted February 25, 2013
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  • NIMC workers shut down National Assembly Complex

    Hundreds of sacked workers of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) at the early hours of today barricaded the main entrance of the National Assembly complex, to protest against the resolution of the House of Representation in approval...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Southern senators seek support for PIB

    Senators from the southern part of the country have embarked on a move to save the beleaguered Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in the National Assembly. Daily Independent findings revealed that the Senators have decided to engage the...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • FG uncovers 45,000 ghost workers, save N100billion

    The Federal Government has so far uncovered 45,000 ghost workers in its bid to eliminate waste in its expenditure. Minister of State, Finance, Dr. Yerima Ngama, said this on Wednesday while briefing journalists on the outcome of...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Anxiety as Senators, Reps refuse Jonathan’s request to alter budget

    Anxiety gripped presidency officials and caucus leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the National Assembly, yesterday, following the rejection of the alterations sought by the presidency into the N4.798 trillion 2013 budget. The legislators at...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • National Assembly summons NNPC boss over $1.5bn loan

    A showdown is imminent between the National Assembly and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over a directive to the indigenous oil company to stop moves to obtain a $1.5 billion loan. NNPC Group Managing Director, Mr...

    • Posted February 11, 2013
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  • I will not sign 2013 budget – Jonathan tells Reps

    President Goodluck Jonathan has told the leadership of the National Assembly that he will not sign the 2013 budget. The leadership of the Senate, that of House of Representatives and officials of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of...

    • Posted February 7, 2013
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