Tag: House of Representatives

Proportion
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. ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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: ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
EditorNovember 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Ken Saro-Wiwa, House of Representatives and its lack of moral courage

Nigeria’s National Assembly has been on the receiving end of accusations of incompetence over the years thanks to the many ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

Former pension boss, Maina writes to appear before House of Reps panel

The wanted former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has written to appear before a ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2017

Reps probe multi-million Naira ‘shady contract’ at Defence Ministry

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Defence, Army and Public Procurement to probe an alleged contract scam ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

The Big 5: Pensioner’s protest march, the concern for Ikoyigate’s whistleblower and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. There is a scheduled friendly match between Argentina and ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

Reps write EFCC to immediately arrest former pension boss, Maina

The House of Representatives has written the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes  Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu to ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

Reps aim to create 5,000 jobs through establishment of farm settlements

The House of Representatives is targeting 5,000 direct and indirect jobs with the establishment of farm settlements across the country. ...

Proportion
AzeezOctober 26, 2017

Reps summon Fashola over alleged violation of 2017 Appropriation Act

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola over alleged violation of the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 19, 2017

Reps urge FG to provide FRSC officers with arms

The House of Representatives Wednesday, said officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) should bear arms in a bid ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

Audu Ogbeh to face probe for exporting yams – Reps

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Agricultural Production and Services and Customs and Excise to investigate the ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

Reps to probe deplorable condition of State House Clinic

The House of Representatives Thursday, mandated its Committee on Healthcare Services to investigate the controversies surrounding the State House Clinic. ...

Proportion
AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Reps summon health minister over Monkeypox virus

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of monkeypox in ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 3, 2017

Finally, Reps swear in Mato, Hembe’s replacement

The House of Representatives has sworn-in Dorathy Mato as a replacement for Herman Hembe – to represent Konshisha Federal Constituency of Benue. ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

Nigeria at 57: We must blend our differences to achieve our dreams – Dogara

As Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary is here, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in a statement signed by ...

Proportion
EditorSeptember 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Ayo Obe attacks Reps on anti-NGO Bill

Lawyer and human right Activist, Ms Ayo Obe has joined the increasing list of those opposed to the proposed NGO ...

Proportion
EditorSeptember 29, 2017

[The Activism Blog] CSOs head to court over NGO Bill

The dust raised by the proposed NGO Regulatory Bill currently at committee stage in Nigeria’s House of Representatives is yet ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 27, 2017

Customs, DSS bosses to face Reps over illegal inflow of firearms

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Ali Hameed is to appear before the House of Representatives over ...

Proportion
EzinneSeptember 26, 2017

Thread: Why you must fight the “dangerous” NGO bill

It was Senator Shehu Sani who first blew the horn on the non-governmental organizations bill sponsored by Umar Buba Jibril, ...

Proportion
AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Reps have not directed banks to unfreeze Jonathan’s accounts – Gbajabiamila

Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has said the lower chamber has not ordered banks to unblock ...

Proportion
EditorAugust 15, 2017

What about ASUU strike and #NotTooYoungToRun?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The opinion pieces and comments are still rolling on the passage of the Not Too Young ...

Proportion
EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This is what N6.1bn can do for Nigerians

The recent decision by the House of Representatives to spend N6.1bn n the purchase of utility vehicles has received knocks ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The House of Reps decision to spend N6.1bn on cars is all shades of wrong

The decision of the House of Representatives to spend 6.1 billion Naira on the purchase of new utility vehicles for ...

Proportion
EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria has to put an end to its bicameral legislature

According to Wikipedia, a bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

In whose interest are the National Assembly making those laws?

by Tosin Adesina The recent happenings at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria, has called to question the role that ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2017

‘Reps frown over slow delivery of N6.1bn vehicles’

Members of the House of Representatives have expressed displeasure after the lawmakers could not take delivery of exotic cars worth ...

Proportion
Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

House of Reps passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Just like the Nigerian Senate, the House of Representatives has passed the Bill that reduces the age for election as ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail