Reps Task Service Chiefs Designate, IGP on Rescue of 42 abducted School Students, Staff, Relatives

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, urged the Service Chiefs designates and the Inspector General of Police to intensify efforts in the rescue of the 27 abducted school children and three staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara – Niger State. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion on the ‘Urgent […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

#EndSARS: Okorocha urges cut in salaries of governors, ministers, others

• Says Lifestyle Of Political Office Holders Provocative To Youths Former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has canvassed an immediate drastic cut in the salaries and allowances of governors, ministers, as well as national and state Assemblies members. He spoke to journalists in Abuja, where he argued […]

COVID-19: Gbajabiamila, African Speakers’ push for debts cancellation

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila By Folasade Akpan Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some African Speakers of Parliaments say there is an urgent need to push for debt cancellation for the continent from multilateral and bilateral partners. A statement issued in Abuja on Monday by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said […]

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