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2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar meets PDP House of Reps members, seeks support for presidential...

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar met the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives on Wednesday night, where he delivered a letter to them, seeking their support to actualise his 2019 presidential ambition.

House of Reps to probe alleged diversion of N2bn, $3.8m from sale of PHCN

The house of representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged diversion of N2 billion and $3.8 million interests on the proceeds of the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).

PHCN sale: Reps to probe alleged loss of N2bn, $3.8m interests

The House of Representatives is to investigate the alleged loss of two billion naira and 3.8 million dollars through banks’ non-payment of interests on the proceeds of the sale of PHCN successor companies.

Central bank wants shell banks abolished in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called for the abolition of shell banks in the country, saying they serve as institutions for money laundering.

Speaker Dogara wants 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway completed

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday called for the completion of the Second Niger Bridge and Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, saying that they are pivotal to national development.

APC behind formation of new PDP faction – House of Reps caucus

The caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives, has claimed that impostors from the All Progressives Congress (APC), are behind the formation of a new faction of the party called ‘Fresh PDP’.

PDP Reps members celebrate colleague’s defection to APC

There was drama on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday when the Peoples Democratic Party members celebrated the defection of one of their colleagues to the All Progressives Congress.

House of Reps wants federal polytechnic named after ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

The House of Representative has urged the federal government to immortalize late Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, by renaming the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, after him

Welfare fund for elderly, unemployed youths long over-due – Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described as timely, three bills seeking to establish a fund for the provision of social welfare services to unemployed youths and the elderly.

PDP House of Reps caucus accuses federal govt of targeting party chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has raised alarm over what it described as secret agenda to arrest scores of PDP functionaries as the 2019 elections draw near.

Convention: PDP House of Reps caucus to screen chairmanship candidates

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives will on Tuesday, meet with the final batch of candidates vying for the position of chairman of the party.

Abdulrasheed Maina’s recall will destroy President Buhari’s govt – PDP House of Reps caucus

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus at the House of Representatives on Sunday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the recall of the former Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.

Dogara cautions Nigerians on climate change

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Nigerians to refrain from activities capable of exacerbating the consequences of climate change.

Biafra: Kanu backs out of talks with Southeast govs

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has backed out of the planned talks between the group and the South-East Governors Forum.

Northern groups support military operation in South East

Some northerners have expressed support for the ongoing military operation in the south-east. But they cautioned against reprisal attacks on Igbo living in their region.

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