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NDDC probe: HEDA faults NASS, calls for public inquiry

NDDC probe: HEDA faults NASS, calls for public inquiry

An anti-corruption group, the Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre) has described the current probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the National Assembly as an attempt to delude Nigerians. HEDA…

Service Chiefs: No Executive/Legislature rift – NASS

Service Chiefs: No Executive/Legislature rift – NASS

Against the belief in some quarters that there is a rift between the Executive arm of government and the Legislature, members of the National Assembly Thursday said there was no such rift. Senator Adamu Aliero…

774,000 jobs: NASS halts peace talks with Buhari

774,000 jobs: NASS halts peace talks with Buhari

…Reps ask finance ministry not to release funds The Senate, yesterday, put in abeyance the peace talks the leadership of the National Assembly had with President Muhammadu Buhari on the contentious public works programme, aiming…

Jos monarchs storm NASS over rift with Police

Jos monarchs storm NASS over rift with Police

Traditional rulers from the Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, yesterday, stormed the Senate to complain about refusal by the Nigerian Police Force to pay compensation on the land it acquired from them…

Buhari snubs NASS, backs minister on 774,000 jobs

Buhari snubs NASS, backs minister on 774,000 jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has thrown his weight behind the bid by the executive arm of government to take full charge of the recruitment of 774,000 young Nigerians under the Special Public Works Programme.   Minister…

NASS suspends recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

NASS suspends recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

…summons Labour Minister Senate dares Buhari to go to court The face-off between the legislative and executive arms of government over recruitment of 774,000 persons into the public works programme, took another dimension yesterday, as…

774,000 recruitment: NASS leadership  to resolve rift with minister

774,000 recruitment: NASS leadership to resolve rift with minister

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the leadership of the House has commenced moves to resolve the face-off between the National Assembly and the Minister of State for Labour,…