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 […]

I wasn’t invited by DSS because of my criticism of Buhari – Na’abba

Umar Ghali Na’Abba By Soni Daniel Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, has clarified his meeting with the Department of State Service, DSS, on Monday afternoon, saying it was to shed light on some grey areas over his claim that Nigeria was a failed state and that the people were free to […]

Bauchi PDP Asks Gbajabiamila to Declare Dogara’s Seat Vacant

Femi Gbajabiamila Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi A team of legal practitioners of the Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, and the leadership of the House to as a matter of necessity invoke the provisions of Section 68(1)(g) and (2) […]

NIS officials collect N50K bribe from migrants, Reps member calls for probe

Federal Lawmaker, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has called on the Nigeria Immigration Service to investigate allegations of bribery against its personnel in land borders and at airports. Akande-Sadipe, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs said that allegations of bribe collection from irregular migrants leaving the country are gaining grounds already and cannot be ignored. […]

NASS ‘ll compel state governors to accept State Assembly financial autonomy – Sen. Gyang

Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Sen. Istifanus Gyang said the National Assembly (NASS) will come up with a legislation to back Executive order No.10 to compel State Governors to grant financial autonomy for State Houses of Assembly and the Judiciary. He noted that it will be undemocratic for Governors to […]

NDDC probe: Akpabio blows hot, lists lawmakers awarded contracts

  Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has finally taken up the challenge thrown at him by the National Assembly to name lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Akpabio had on Monday, while appearing before the House Committee on the NDDC during an investigative hearing on the alleged […]

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