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2017 Budget Defense: What Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi told Reps

There was drama in the House of Representatives on Thursday as the committee on Transportation hosted Rotimi Amaechi, to defend the budget of his ministry. The controversial minister was involved in an altercation with committee members during the probing section. When quizzed about the circumstances concession of Nigeria’s railway system to General Electric, an American …

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Igbo Quit Notice: Reps, service chiefs in crucial meeting

The House of Representatives on Tuesday held closed door meeting with heads of security agencies with a view to addressing the numerous security challenges facing the nation. The House, presided by its Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, went into the closed door meeting with the security chiefs after approving the votes and proceedings of Friday, June …

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Igbo Quit Notice: Reps summon Dambazau, Buratai, Olonisakin in crucial meeting

The House of Representatives on Tuesday held closed door meeting with heads of security agencies with a view to addressing the numerous security challenges facing the nation. The House, presided by its Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, went into the closed door meeting with the security chiefs after approving the votes and proceedings of Friday, June …

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2017 Budget Defense: Reps query Trade Minister, Enelamah, over discrepancies

The House of Representatives on Thursday queried what it described as low appropriation by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. Hon. Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, member, Committee on Industry during the ministry’s budget defense said “this budget is not what we can call budget of recovery and growth. It is poorly, poorly appropriated”. “We need to …

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2017 Budget Defense: Reps seek clarification on ITF projects

The House of Representatives Committee on Industry has sought clarifications on some renovation projects proposed by Industrial Training Fund (ITF) after privatization of some of the facilities. Hon. Ahmed Bichi, member House of Representatives Committee on Industry made the request on Tuesday during the agency’s 2017 budget defense. In response, the Director General of ITF, …

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2017 Budget Defense: What EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu told Reps

The House of Representatives has commended the financial discipline of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and assured the anti-graft agency of improved funding under the current fiscal year to enable it effectively tackle corruption and revamp the nation’s economy. The Chairman, House Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes, Kayode Oladele, gave the …

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2017 Budget Defense: What Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi told Reps

There was drama in the House of Representatives on Thursday as the committee on Transportation hosted Rotimi Amaechi, to defend the budget of his ministry. The controversial minister was involved in an altercation with committee members during the probing section. When quizzed about the circumstances concession of Nigeria’s railway system to General Electric, an American …

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REVEALED: Nigeria spends over N1.6tr on fuel subsidy

The Senior Partner, Bbh, Madaki Ameh has quoted the Minster of of state petroleum Ibe Kachikwe saying, “Nigeria spends between N1.5tr to N1.7tr annually on fuel subsidy”. He disclosed this while making his contribution at the House of Representatives public hearing on petroleum, Tuesday in Abuja. Watch also: Coalition of African Labour Unions to engage …

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