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Lawmakers May Lose Diplomatic Passports

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Culled From Leadeship Newspaper: There were feelers last night that the federal government has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to revoke all diplomatic passports in the possession of senators and members of the House of Representatives. The move has …

Show Of Shame! Fight Breaks Out At House Of Reps As New PDP Meets Lawmakers

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A meeting between the seven governors of the new Peoples Democratic Party faction, and members of the House of Representatives has ended after fighting broke out. The governors, alongside the chairman of the faction, Abubakar Baraje, first met  with senate president, David …

Senate Resumes Discussion On 2014 Budget

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Senator Ita Enang The Senate will reconvene  after seven weeks of holiday with expectations that the executive will send to it, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework which will form the basis for their deliberations on the 2014 budget. The MTEF, which …

Taraba Lawmakers Stop Gov. Suntai From Resuming Duties

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  Taraba lawmakers stop Gov. Suntai from resuming duties, ask him to return to hospital. The Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa, has announced that the lawmakers have decided to ask Governor Danbaba Suntai to go back …

Ask RMAFC To Slash Our Wages –Reps

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The House of Representatives said on Wednesday that complaints about the jumbo pay of Senators and members of the House should be referred to the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, which fixed the salaries and allowances of lawmakers. The …

Our Salaries Are Outrageous, And I Feel Guilty For Milking The Country’s Funds – Ex-Senator

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A Nigerian senator earns far higher than United States president, whose total salary per annum is $400,000. Amid the increasing criticism of the huge salaries and allowances of Nigeria’s lawmakers, a senator (name withheld) has affirmed insinuations that their earnings are …