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2024 Appropriation Bill Passes Second Reading At Reps Floor

2024 Appropriation Bill Passes Second Reading At Reps Floor

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the N27.5 trillion 2024 appropriation bill for a second reading. The Green Chamber of the 10th National Assembly passed the appropriations bill during plenary, New Telegraph reports. House…

Tinubu Shuns Criticism, Approves $2.8bn Supplementary Budget

Tinubu Shuns Criticism, Approves $2.8bn Supplementary Budget

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday approved a $2.8 billion supplementary budget despite widespread criticism from Nigerians struggling with the high cost of living occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy. The budget includes funding for…

2023 Supplementary Appropriation Bill Scales Second Reading

2023 Supplementary Appropriation Bill Scales Second Reading

The 2023 N2.17 trillion supplementary budget has scaled the second reading in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, October 31. The supplementary budget sent to the House by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was debated and…

Reps Urge FG To Auction All Police Barracks In Nigeria

Reps Urge FG To Auction All Police Barracks In Nigeria

The Green Chamber of the National Assembly has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led Government to auction all Police barracks nationwide. The House of Representatives who made the call on Thursday during plenary said it…

Youth Leaders Laud Abbas, Kalu’s Efforts In Securing Tinubu’s N500bn Subsidy Alternative

Youth Leaders Laud Abbas, Kalu’s Efforts In Securing Tinubu’s N500bn Subsidy Alternative

The House of Representatives Speaker, Rt. Hon. Abass Tajudeen, and his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu have won praise from ethnic youth leaders for encouraging lawmakers to study and pass President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s subsidy…

10th Assembly Will Be Challenging To Manage — Kano Rep

10th Assembly Will Be Challenging To Manage — Kano Rep

Hon. Sani Umar Bala, a member representing Tsanyawa/Kunchi Federal Constituency of Kano State has opined that the just inaugurated 10th House of Representatives will be difficult to manage. Bala who spoke on Thursday said that…

CSOs, host communities brawl, reject PIB at public hearing

CSOs, host communities brawl, reject PIB at public hearing

The public hearing organised by the House of Representatives on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) was, yesterday, disrupted following a disagreement among host communities and some civil society organisations (CSOs) resulting in a free-for-all .…

Reps probe $36.1m loan, $1.5m grant for Auditor – General

Reps probe $36.1m loan, $1.5m grant for Auditor – General

The House of Representatives yesterday said it was investigating the $36.1 million and $1.5 million alleged grant obtained to finance the operations of the office of the Auditor General of the Federation (oAuGF) in the…

Budget defence: Reps demand apology from NIDCOM for absenteeism

Budget defence: Reps demand apology from NIDCOM for absenteeism

The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters yesterday demanded an unreserved apology from the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) for failing to honour its appointment for the defence of the commission’s 2021 budget. The commission…

Reps disagree over INEC budget defence

Reps disagree over INEC budget defence

Members of the House of Representatives committee on electoral matters yesterday disagreed with the chairman, Hon. Aishatu Dukku (APC, Gombe) on the modality to be adopted in engaging the management of the Independent Electoral Commission…