Reps move to strip President of powers over ministries, agencies of govt

By Tordue Salem – Abuja A Bill for an Act to delete section 315 of the 1999 Constitution that gives the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Governors the powers to “modify” laws relating to the administration of ministries and agencies of government, is before the House of Representatives. The Bill entitled: Constitution […]

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS By Matthew Ogune, Abuja A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) Wednesday asked the National Assembly to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner because she is a British citizen. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja […]

It is unconstitutional for NASS to fix its salaries, court declares

By Silver Nwokoro Delivering judgment in a suit filed by the chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section of Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Monday Ubani and John Nwoku, Justice Chuka Obiozor held that National Assembly Service Commission lacks the power to so do. The plaintiffs had prayed the court through an originating summon to […]

Court sentences Ex-Federal Lawmaker, Farouk Lawan to 7 years in prison over $3 million bribe

  Farouk Lawan in court thecable A High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, to seven years imprisonment over the $3 million bribery charges preferred against him by the Nigerian government. Lawan, as the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad […]

Insecurity: Buhari dealing with difficult situation –Gbajabiamila

By Wilfred Eya, Sunday Ani and Chukwudi Nweje and Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said Muhammadu Buhari is dealing with a difficult situation. State House Correspondents after meeting with the President Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the worsening insecurity in the country. He said Buhari listened to ideas […]

Lawmaker empowers 500 youths, women on livestock feed production

rom Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto A lawmaker, Dr Balarabe Kakale, representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta federal constituency in Sokoto State, has empowered no fewer than 500 youths, women and farmers’ groups with cattle feeds and cottage machines for aminal feed production. Kakale, while handing the feeds to beneficiaries, said the disbursement was to promote the federal government’s policy of […]

Reps reject N10,000 Visa Clearance charge for Nigerians

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has protested a non-refundable N10,000 special charges on Nigerians seeking Visa Clearance to certain countries, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The caucus in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta) on […]

We are broke, House of Reps cries out

The House of Representatives says it is broke and cannot afford to carry out its constitutional mandate effectively. Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia), the spokesman for the House, said this when he spoke with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. The lawmaker said the budget of the National Assembly should be reviewed upward to enable it to […]

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. […]

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