‘Investigate killing of Nigerian in Ireland by Police’ – House of Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs has called for thorough investigation into the killing of a 27-year-old Nigerian, Mr. George Nkencho, in Dublin, Ireland, by the police, while expressing dissatisfaction with the incident. In a statement by the committee Chairman, Rep. Yusuf Buba (APC-Adamawa), on Monday in Abuja, the committee condemned the killing. […]

Reps probe lease of federal assets

From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives resolved on Monday to set up an ad-hoc committee to review all leasing and concession of federal assets across the country. The ad-hoc committee is expected to report back to the House within six weeks for further legislative action. This follows the adoption of a motion by Deputy […]

2023 presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan A subtle campaign for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to become president of Nigeria in 2023, began on Monday in Ibadan and Oyo town of Oyo State. The movement began with visits to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba […]

JUST IN: Reps suspend Buhari’s 774,000 jobs scheme

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon Members of the House of Representatives have called for the immediate suspension of the Federal Government’s Special Works Scheme. Earlier, the National Assembly and the Federal Ministry of Labour, Employment and Productivity had clashed over the recruitment of 774,000 workers for the scheme. At the plenary, the House asked the Federal […]

Falana to Buhari: Honour Reps invitation, don’t embarrass yourself

Nigeria’s leading human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against making a volte-face by not honouring the invitation by the House of Representatives. Falana gave the advice in a reaction to the comment by Abubakar Malami, the Justice Minister and Attorney General of the Federation. Malami said on Wednesday that the National […]

Senator Kaita talks tough, says President’s effort not yielding results

Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita By Fred Itua, Abuja The senator representing Katsina North in the National Assembly, Ahmad Babba Kaita, has condemned recent attacks in various parts of the country. He spoke on Tuesday on the floor of the upper legislative chamber while contributing to a motion. He said the actions of President Buhari have not […]

Insecurity: House divided over motion to summon Buhari

By Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session Tuesday over a motion to summon President Muhammadu Buhari over the spate of insecurity in the country, particularly the killing of 43 farmers in Borno State last Saturday by insurgents. Trouble started when an All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker from Borno State, […]

Kalu flags of road projects in Abia North, indigenes rejoice

Kenneth Udeh,Abia The ambience of Arochukwu community Local Government Area located in Abia North of Abia State adorned a merrily look on Saturday as the Chief Whip of the Senate , Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 2km road in the local government. The road which extends from Arochukwu to […]

Wife of newspaper vendor killed by Gbajabiamila’s aide disowns husband family’s N500m compensation

The wife of the newspaper vendor killed by a security aide attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has opposed her husband’s family demand for N500m compensation. Josephine Okereke on Thursday said she was not aware of the pre-litigation process. Mrs. Okereke urged Gbajabiamila to ignore the family demand and fulfill his […]

Gbajabiamila suspends security aide who killed newspaper vendor

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described the killing of a newspaper vendor in Abuja by one of the security details as horrible, saying he is distraught by the incident. Gbajabiamila, in a statement he personally signed and issued in the early hours of Friday, said he did […]

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

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