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APC mourns House deputy leader Buba Jibril

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has mourned the death of Rt. Hon. Umar Buba Jibril, the Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives and member of the party from Kogi State.

Speaker Dogara mourns House deputy leader Umar Jibril

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has paid tribute to the Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Hon Umar Buba Jibril, who died on Friday morning.

Lagos Chamber slams NGO Bill

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the National Assembly to stop considering the Non-Governmental Organisation Regulatory Commission Bill in the interest of democracy, transparency, accountability and inclusiveness.

Ethnic pride and prejudice in Nigeria

Even the gateman, the cook and the cleaner will be from their own part of the country. When one of them starts a line of business, sooner than later they will populate and dominate that space with their kith and kin. Any guesses? Yoruba? Hausa/Fulani? Igbo?

IYC rejects proposed Bill to regulate civil society groups

Ijaw youths yesterday rejected a bill in the National Assembly aimed at regulating the activities of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria.

Some NGOs fund terrorism – Reps member

Umar Buba Jibril, deputy majority leader of the house of representatives, says the non-governmental organisation (NGO) regulation bill is in the interest of Nigerians.

NGO Bill: Stop the cheap lies, propaganda – Reps member tells ex-NHRC chief

Odinkalu launched a five-minute video campaign against the NGO regulation bill about to be passed by the National Assembly on Thursday that has gone viral.

Kogi floods: Reps member tasks NEMA on aids to victims

The Deputy Leader House of Representatives, and member representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency, Umar Buba Jibril, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency to quickly come to the aid of those affected with the recent flood disaster in the state.

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British government postpones Brexit vote

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UNN teaching hospital gets new medical chief

A new Chief Medical Director has been appointed for the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State.