ICPC: Lawmakers squandered over N1 trillion on failed constituency projects

Over N1 trillion has been squandered by lawmakers on various failed constituency projects across the country. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) made the observation on Monday during a Town Hall meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the commission, disclosed at the meeting that constituents […]

Reps condemn Police extra-judicial killings, want SARS reviewed

The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday condemned the rising cases of extrajudicial killing, extortion, harassment, and intimidation by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The House called for the review of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other tactical squads created by the NPF to reduce human rights abuses. The call followed the unanimous […]

50% Pay Cut: Lawmakers tackle Pastor Adeboye

Say pay cut unacceptable to us General Overseers, Pastors should sacrifice from tithes, offerings Churches amass wealth, collecting money from poor people Reducing salaries, allowances ‘ll not solve funding problem Pastors are manipulators, they don’t have moral right to advise politicians Dayo Johnson, Ola Ajayi, Anayo Okoli,Samuel Oyadongha, Umar Yusuf, Marie-Therese Nanlong,Rotimi Ojomoyela, Peter Okutu, […]

House of Reps retains Doguwa as Majority Leader

Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada/Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, made this announcement shortly after Mr Ado-Doguwa was sworn in yesterday. “The APC has resolved […]

Buhari, NASS leadership agree to tackle security challenges

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari and leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) on Monday in Abuja expressed serious concern over security challenges facing the country and agreed to do all they could to tackle the problems. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, confirmed this development to State House correspondents at the end of a closed […]

Lawmaker appoints 220 aides to empower constituents

A member of the House of Representatives, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has appointed 220 persons as special advisers, special assistants and personal assistants. The announcement was contained in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on New Media, Alao Babatunde. The list showed that the lawmaker appointed one Chief of Staff, six special advisers, […]

N37bn NASS Renovation: SERAP, Others Sue FG, NASS

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 583 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to stop President Muhammadu Buhari and Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning from releasing N37 billion allocated for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to […]

Why Shina Peller, member of the House of Representatives, was arrested – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Shina Abiola, popularly known as Shina Peller. Peller, owner of a popular nightclub in Lagos, Quilox, was arrested alongside five suspected thugs, Lagos PPRO Elkana Bala told The Guardian Nigeria. His arrest in connection with the activities of […]

N126bn unclaimed dividends: Reps begins investigation

By Temitope Ponle The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Capital Market and Institutions to investigate unclaimed share dividends in the capital market, valued at over N126.03 billion. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Babangida Ibrahim at the plenary, on Wednesday. The motion was tagged “Need to Investigate […]

Alleged fraud: ICPC seals country home of federal lawmaker in Enugu

ICPC Boss`Bolaji Owasanoye By Emmanuel Acha The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State says it has sealed the premises of a federal lawmaker from Enugu North Senatorial Zone of the state. A statement on Friday by the Head, Public Enlightenment and Education Unit of the commission, Mr Suleiman Godwin, […]

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