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Overseas treatment: Reps reject bill to regulate medical tourism for public officials

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The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to regulate overseas medical treatment by public officials in the country. During Tuesday's plenary, the green chamber voted against the bill when it came up for debate. It had been passed it for second reading last year. The bill seeks to “amend the provisions

Senate gets budget report, adjourns for Easter break

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The Senate on Thursday received the report of the 2019 budget estimates from the Appropriation Committee, Daily Trust reports. The budget report was initially billed to be laid on the floor of the Senate last Thursday, but that did not happen as some of the Senate committees did not conclude work

APC adopts Gbajabiamila as candidate for speakership

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NAN The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, this development was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of Representatives members-elect at

Imo Assembly recalls suspended lawmakers six months after

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Five lawmakers suspended by the Imo State House of Assembly have been recalled. They were recalled during a plenary on Tuesday, which was presided over by the Speaker, Acho Ihim. The recalled lawmakers were Chiji Collins (Isiala Mbano), Uche Oguwuike (Ikeduru), Ifeanyi Nnataraonye (Mbaitoli), Donatus Onuigwe (Oru West), and Kenna Nzeruo (Oru