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50 Lawmakers Test Positive For COVID-19

The House of Representatives on Tuesday slid into panic mode following rumours that over 50 legislators may have tested positive to dreaded coronavirus, and are still attending plenary sessions and committee meetings. As a result, the House has adjourned plenary till next week, as opposed to its adopted covid-19 sitting guideline of twice a week. […]

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Seven reasons Ondo lawmakers want deputy governor removed

Fourteen lawmakers are already in support of the move, while nine oppose it. The post Seven reasons Ondo lawmakers want deputy governor removed appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038

Germany heavily relies on coal, which accounts for around a third of the country’s energy needs. The post German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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REVEALED: Four lawmakers in video where Akeredolu sneezed refuse COVID-19 test despite falling ill

Four out of the 19 members of the Ondo house assembly who accompanied Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, to Abuja, are currently sick but have refused to go for COVID-19 test, according to sources. On June 16, Akeredolu, who is seeking another term, submitted his expression of interest and nomination forms at the APC national secretariat […]

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They want to control recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians – Keyamo exposes lawmakers

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has declared that the National Assembly cannot stop the planned recruitment of Nigerians. One thousand citizens are to be employed from each of the 774,000 local government areas in Nigeria. In a statement on Tuesday, Keyamo said in obedience to their invitation, he appeared before the Joint Committees […]

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Keyamo clashes with lawmakers over N52bn budgeted for works programme

<p class="">Keyamo refused the lawmakers’ demand for a behind-closed-door session without the media.</p> <h1>The Minister of State for Labour, Employment, and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, was involved in a war of words with a joint committee of the National Assembly on Labour, Employment, and Productivity on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.</h1> <p class="">The minister had appeared before […]

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13 Imo Lawmakers Test Positive For COVID-19

Covid-19 positive 13 out of the 27 members of Imo state House of Assembly have tested positive for coronavirus, according to TheNation. However, the Special Adviser on Media to the Speaker, Emeka Ahaneku has denied the report, saying only three members tested positive. According to him, many staff and members, who had undergone the test […]

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Kaduna Assembly begins massive testing of lawmakers for Coronavirus

<p class="">The Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Zailani has directed all workers of the Assembly, including the lawmakers, to submit themselves for compulsory coronavirus test.</p> <h1>This was made known to Journalists by the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Health, Mr Ali Kalat, on Tuesday in Kaduna.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Kalat</strong> said the directive became […]

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How Wives Of Lagos Lawmakers Spent N80m On Dubai Trip: Speaker

  Mudashiru Obasa Mudashiru Obasa, speaker of the Lagos house of assembly, says the allegations of corruption levelled against him are untrue. The speaker said this when he appeared before a nine-man fact-finding panel, chaired by Victor Akande, representative of Ojo constituency I. set up to probe the allegations. Earlier, online news platform,  SaharaReporters had […]

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NDDC Probe: Lawmakers out to frustrate forensic audit, Niger Delta Leaders Cry Out

Niger Delta Development Commission By Henry Umoru   ABUJA- INDICATIONS have emerged on Sunday  that the probe into the alleged Financial Recklessness to the tune of N40 billion by the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC may have come under intense opposition and fire. Leaders of the Niger Delta region, […]

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Lawmakers Reject Castration As Punishment For Rapists

National Assembly The house of representatives has said it will not accept castration of persons convicted of rape. The lawmakers during their plenary on Thursday, debated a motion on the increased sexual violence against women particularly the rape and murder of two girls in Oyo and Edo states recently. James Falake from Lagos state had […]

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