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No more age limit on employment– Reps

Now job seekers don't need to worry about age limit as consideration for hire as the House of Representative on Wednesday abolished age discrimination in Federal Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs). This followed the passage, by the lawmakers, of a “Bill for an Act to Eradicate the Age Discrimination against...
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Nigerian Acting President Osinbajo requests N135.6bn transfer in budgets

Nigerian Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has notified the House of Representatives for their approval of "virement" of N135.6 billion to finance some expedient projects in the 2017 budget. Osinbajo sent the letter to the effect on July 18, 2017 and read on 19 Thursday to the Speaker of the House,...

Immunity: Saraki, Dogara won’t benefit from it- Reps

THE House of Representatives yesterday explained that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu as well as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and his deputy, Yakubu Dogara and Yussuff Lasun respectively will not be beneficiaries of the proposed immunity for the presiding officers of...

Rowdy Session in House of Reps over immunity for Saraki, Dogara

The House of Representatives descended into a rowdy session on Tuesday as members debated the planned immunity for the Senate president and the Speaker of the house of representatives, the Vanguard is reporting. The Minority Leader of the House, Leo Ogor, who presented the bill,  canvassed for the inclusion of...

Reps proposes age 30 as qualification for Presidency, governors and Senators

House of Representatives yesterday has passed for the second reading the bill seeking to reduce the age qualifications for those interested for the position of President, governor and Senate in the country to 30 years. Initially, minimum age requirement for President is 40 years as prescribed by the 1999 constitution....

CCT Chairman to be investigated by Senate, House

The Chairman of Code of Conduct, Mr. Danladi Umar is to be investigated by the Senate on allegations of corruption leveled against him. The Senate is to proceed on the probe of Mr. Umar following petition submitted by Senator Obinna Ogba in the interest of group, Anti-Corruption Network which raised the...

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