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Oteh: Reps warn Jonathan on SEC

 Oteh: Reps warn Jonathan on SEC
The House of Representatives said yesterday President Jonathan has no right to finance the operations of SEC from public coffers or even private sources. This was born out of the issues arising from the failure of the president to remove Ms. Arunma Oteh as the head of Sec as recommended by the House.
Daily Trust, 29th March, 13. Page 4

House Summons AGF, SSS BOSS Over Oyerinde’s Murder

House Summons AGF, SSS BOSS Over Oyerinde’s Murder
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions yesterday summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, and the Director-General, State Security Service (SSS), Mr. Ita Ekpeyong over the murder of the Principal Private Secretary of Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde last year.
Thisday , 15th February 2013, Page 8

Drama as Lawmakers Protest ITF Amendment Bill

Drama as Lawmakers Protest ITF Amendment Bill
There was a mild drama in the House of Representatives yesterday as some lawmakers staged a walkout from the chamber over what they described as a “wrong ruling” on a bill seeking to amend the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act.
Thisday, 15th February 2013, Page 10

House Seeks Ban on Foreign Currencies for Local Payments

House Seeks Ban on Foreign Currencies for Local Payments
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a resolution urging the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ban the use of the United States’ dollar and other foreign currencies for local transactions.
Thisday, 15th February 2013, Page 1

Kogi Assembly Speaker Declares Two ANPP Seats Vacant

Kogi Assembly Speaker Declares Two ANPP Seats Vacant
At the resumption of plenary session yesterday, one of affected members, Hon. Funsho Daniels, raised an observation about the letter purportedly emanated from the Office of the Speaker to INEC which declared the two seats vacant.
National Mirror 14th February 13 Page 53

Senate Orders Sack of Pension Director, Maina

Senate Orders Sack of Pension Director, Maina
The Senate yesterday ordered the immediate sack of the Acting Director, Customs, Immigration and Prison Pension Office, CIPPO, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. He is also prohibited from all acts relating to Public duty.
National Mirror, 14th February 2013, Page 1

House Demands Urgent Rehabilitation of Niger Bridge

House Demands Urgent Rehabilitation of Niger Bridge
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a resolution urging the Federal Ministry of Works to commence the immediate rehabilitation of the River Niger Bridge linking Niger Delta and Anambra State, to avoid its imminent collapse.
Thisday, 13th February 2013, Page 45

Presidency, National Assembly Reach Truce on 2013 Budget

Presidency, National Assembly Reach Truce on 2013 Budget
The Path to President Goodluck Jonathan assenting to the 2013 Appropriation Bill has finally been cleared following the resolution of disagreement between the executive and the National Assembly on the details of the budget.
Thisday, 13th February 2013, Page 10

Lamorde. Otedola to Testify against Lawan

Lamorde. Otedola to Testify against Lawan
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde and the Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas Limited, Mr. Femi Otedola are among the witnesses that will testify against, Farouk Lawana and Emena Boniface who are both standing trial for allegedly collecting  bribe of $500,000 from Otedola.
Thisday, 13th February 2013, Page 9