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Budget padding scandal: House group wants Dogara, Jibrin, others probed

A group asks the speaker to respond to the allegations as an individual.

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Protesters storm Abuja, accuse Buhari’s govt of nepotism, illegal recruitment

Notable activists ask the president to investigate illegal recruitments.

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Ex-Appropriation chair, Jibrin, dismisses Dogara’s threat; says speaker ‘corrupt’

Mr. Jibrin responds to a threat of legal action made by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara, against him.

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Nigeria deports three South Koreans

The immigration services urges foreigners to respect Nigerian laws

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Budget Padding Scandal: Ex-Appropriation committee chair, Jibrin, raises 20 questions for Speaker Dogara

The House was thrown into chaos following a decision the leadership took to remove Mr. Jibrin as Appropriation Committee chairman last week

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Lagos PDP endorses Bode George for party’s national chairmanship post

“This is not the time for “Johnny Just Join’’. I look at it like we are on board a ship in a stormy water,” Mr. Bode says.

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Military action won’t solve Niger Delta crisis – Bayelsa gov

Mr. Dickson responds to the threat of force made by the chief of army staff.

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Budget Padding Scandal: Dogara talks tough, threatens Jibrin

Mr. Dogara’s lawyers follow Jibrin’s lawyers, fire letters to the ex-Appropriation chair

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VIDEO: Two hospitalised as car falls off Abuja bridge

The vehicle missed the Jabi Lake by a few inches.

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Abuja-Kaduna rail project “partially executed” by Jonathan – Amaechi

The new standard gauge rail line was opened for commercial use on Tuesday.

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Nasarawa Polytechnic closed indefinitely after students unrest

The students want speed breakers on the road next to the school.

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Nigerian businessman killed in South Africa

The victim was allegedly beaten by private security guards.

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UNICEF certifies 276 communities in Nigeria open defecation-free

About 97, 000 people‎ consisting of 38, 800 males and 58, 200 females have gained access to safe drinking water.

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SERAP drags House of Reps to UN over alleged budget padding

​The petition is dated Wednesday July 27.​

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How to “pad” the Nigerian budget and be a billionaire

Here are 11 ways to get rich quickly through the budget – if you are a crooked lawmaker.

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EFCC to arraign suspects for duping Swiss national of $530,000

The suspects pretended to be representing the Kano government.

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No alternative to Buhari’s current economic policy — Lai Mohammed

The information minister denies that the corruption war is selective.

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At dramatic Senate screening, Nigerian diplomats fail to recite national anthem

The diplomats appeared before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Police, SSS, broker peace between Wike, Amaechi

The deal came as INEC suspended national and state assembly polls in Rivers State indefinitely.

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Buhari fighting symptoms of corruption not the disease -Bishop Hassan-Kukah

Mr. Hassan-Kukah advises Nigerians to always respect their leaders.

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INEC okays Makarfi as PDP’s Acting National Chairman

INEC says it is ratifying the administrative approval granted Makarfi, based on the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt.

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PDP releases zoning formula for 21 positions — FULL LIST

The zoning committee says the formula will open the space and allow for full participation of members.

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APC governors meet Buhari, pledge loyalty

The governors defend their planned trip to Germany.

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MEND rebukes Army Chief’s threat of force in Niger Delta

MEND says Mr. Buratai’s threat is “insensitive and provocative”.

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Zaria Massacre: Trial of Shiites begins

The judge is to rule whether to allow the army present its testimony in private.