Tag: House of Representatives

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 16th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on the trending issues: The Big 5: Tribunal fixes May ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 15, 2018

The Late 5: Time has come to bring the evils of Boko Haram to a definitive end – Buhari; I can’t wait for the Presidential debate – Atiku | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 4, 2018

The Late 5: Reps reportedly collating signatures to impeach Osinbajo; Saraki, Dogara react to demands by protesting NASS workers | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: There is an indication that some members of the House of Representatives ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2018

The Late 5: Court orders Nnamdi Kanu’s surety, Senator Abaribe to pay N100m over his disappearance; ICPC says it will handle petition against Oshiomhole | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: An Abuja High Court has ordered the Senator representing Abia-South, Enyinnaya Abaribe ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of November

Follow the links to read up the stories on YNaija:     Tony Nwulu, Eunice Atuejide, Adebo Ogundoyin… see the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 7th of November

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija:     Ekweremadu dismisses Police report on alleged ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 7, 2018

The Late 5: APC reacts to news of Oshiomhole’s arrest by DSS; 90 children kidnapped in Cameroon freed | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 7, 2018

The Big 5: No going back on Ganduje’s probe – Kano Assembly; Police says incidence on Ekweremadu’s home was not an assassination attempt | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: There are indications that the Presidency is unhappy with the reports ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 13, 2018

Dogara abandons APC, reportedly picks PDP nomination form for re-election

There are indications that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, may have dumped his party, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 19, 2018

The Late 5: Third Mainland Bridge closes Aug 23 – 26, Oyo Govt demolishes Fresh FM building | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Government of Lagos has appealed for the cooperation and understanding of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2018

UPDATED: Like in the Senate, 37 House members defect from the APC

Like in the Nigerian Senate, 32 members of the House of Representatives Tuesday, defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 18, 2018

The Big 5: ‘We will never buy votes at any election’ – PDP says, Imo Assembly serves Deputy Governor with impeachment notice and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has denied involvement in vote buying ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari says ICC, ‘needed more than ever’; submits N254 billion budget for 2019 elections and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has called for support for the International Criminal ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The Late 5: FG to close 3rd mainland bridge soon, House of Reps. endorses 180 days suspension of Omo-Agege and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation: The Federal Ministry of Works has on Tuesday said it will be ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 4, 2018

The Late 5: Court orders NASS to commence impeachment process against Buhari, House of Reps mandates committee to review employment age for MDAs and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: A Federal High Court in Osogbo on Wednesday, granted an order ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 6, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari explains why he delays visiting violence-hit areas, EFCC secures warrant to arrest House Minority Leader and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari told critics of his delayed visit to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 4, 2018

The Late 5: Reps discover another $202m missing from NIA coffers, IBB warns Buhari not to re-contest in 2019 and other stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Less than two weeks after a similar advice from Olusegun Obasanjo, former ...

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AzeezDecember 28, 2017

Will Jibrin’s meeting with Buhari ensure his return to the lower chamber?

Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 21, 2017

Bill to regulate bank charges passes second reading

A bill for an Act to amend the Banks and other Financial Institutions Act has passed second reading in the ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 20, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Digital rights Bill has finally passed, but can it really be implemented?

The Digital Rights Bill presented to the House of Representatives in the year 2015 has finally been passed into law ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

A lawmaker defects to the APC but PDP members fault his decision

The defection of a member of the House of Representatives, Nnana Raphael Igbokwe, (Ahazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency, Imo) on the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

Nigerians must stop the NGO Bill before the public hearing – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has asked Nigerians to rise against the proposed law to regulate activities of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), or ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

Reps seeks reversal of the suspension of SEC DG, Gwarzo

The House of Representatives has decided to probe the suspension of the Director-General of the Kemi Adeosun, Mounir Gwarzo. Why it ...

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AzeezDecember 4, 2017

‘Reps get 20 more cars for oversight functions’

Another set of 20 cars purchased for members of the House of Representatives have arrived at the National Assembly, Punch reports. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Big 5: Wizkid and Davido win big at MOBO awards, ECOWAS on slave auctions in Libya and, other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. At the 2017 MOBO Awards, Nigerian singer, Wizkid beat ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

Reps oppose Buratai’s new language policy

The House of Representatives on Wednesday disapproved the new local language policy proposed by the Nigerian Army. Why it matters: ...

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AzeezNovember 24, 2017

I will appear before you if… | Maina gives Reps conditions

Former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has said he would appear the House of Representatives ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

2018 Budget: ‘No more controversy, padding, or unfounded stories’

Before deliberations on the 2018 Budget begins, the leadership of the House of Representatives has put checks in place to prevent ...

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