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There was confusion in the plenary of House of Representatives on Thursday as members disagreed over the propriety of the $1 billion requested by President Muhammadu Buhari to fight Boko Haram.
The Presidency on Sunday said members of the National Assembly were among persons who enjoyed free medical services from the State House Medical Centre which the federal lawmakers are currently investigating.
Mr Jalal Arabi, the Permanent Secretary, State House, has refuted media report suggesting that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), had received N11.01billion as appropriation for the period 2015-2017.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the “deplorable condition” of the State House Clinic in Abuja and its inability to deliver basic medical services.
The House of Representatives has asked an ad-hoc committee to investigate the condition of the State House Clinic, Abuja, and alleged irregular deductions from the salaries and allowances of the staff.
The House of Representatives has condemned the decision of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to lower the cut-off marks for admission into universities and polytechnics.
Major General Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, has reiterated that respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in North East must be sacrosanct.
Media aide to the John Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, Wole Olujobi, has replied chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State, Gboyega Oguntuase, on his allegation that Fayemi could not account for N16.7 billion he claimed to have made as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) during his tenure as governor between 2010 and 2014.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of committing the same “incessant infringements” his All Progressives Congress, APC, had accused their predecessor of perpetrating.
Barring any last minute changes, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), will hold its 2018 policy meeting, on Tuesday.
About 200 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from North East due to Boko Haram insurgency have thanked the Nigerian Army for working hard and sacrificing their lives to ensure that peace and normalcy return to the region.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called on parents, organisations and government agencies to increase investment in children to ensure their uninterrupted development for a meaningful future.
Okitundu, who is also president of the Southern African Development Community’s political cooperation, defence and security body, made this known while speaking with newsmen after meeting with Angolan President Joao Lourenco on the DRC’s upcoming elections.
The Police Command in Kaduna on Friday said it had arrested nine suspected members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) known as the Shiite over violent attack on police officers in the state.
Japan and Senegal played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in Group H which leaves both with work to do in their final matches to qualify for the knockout stage.
US and South Korean officials confirmed Tuesday the suspension of scheduled joint military drills, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump during his summit with North Korea’s leader.