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Rep Members Reject Renovation Of National Assembly With N37bn

Reactions have continued to trail the proposed N37 billion meant for the renovation of the National Assembly. This time, some members of the House of Representatives, through a series of tweets rejected the amount earmarked to embark on the project. In their tweets, three lawmakers – Bamidele Salam, Akin Alabi, and Legor Idagbo – shared... Continue Reading →

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BREAKING: Reps Reject Six-Year Single Term For President, Govs

Members of the House of Representatives have rejected an amendment to the Constitution seeking to make the president and governors serve only a term of six years. Most of those who spoke during the debate on the bill expressed their opposition to it. The sponsor, Mr. John Dyegh (APC-Gboko/Tarka Federal constituency of Benue State), however,... Continue Reading →

Senate Calls For FG To Declare the State Of Emergency Over Unemployment In Nigeria

The Senate on Wednesday called on Federal Government to initiate a sustainable unemployment fund for the payment of stipends to unemployed Nigerians until such persons secure employment Pulse NG reports. The resolutions were a sequel to a motion entitled: “Escalating rate of unemployment in the country” sponsored by Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (Enugu West) during the plenary.... Continue Reading →

Debt Takes N2.7tn As National Assembly Passes N10.6tn Budget

the Senate and the House of Representatives on Thursday concurrently passed the 2020 Appropriation Bill, raising the total estimates from the proposed N10.33tn to about N10.6tn Punch NG reports. The passage followed the consideration and unanimous adoption of the reports by the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations on the bill. The bill passed the... Continue Reading →

Sanction Banks Over Casual Workers, Reps Urge CBN

The House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to penalize commercial banks that fail to convert all casual workers to permanent staff without delay. The Green Chamber urged all commercial banks to convert all casual workers to permanent staff Daily Post reports. The resolutions followed the consideration of motion moved by... Continue Reading →

Five Months After Inauguration: Senators Yet To Set Up Constituency Offices

Five months after their inauguration, many senators have yet to establish constituency offices, investigations have revealed. It was gathered that a lot of them visited their constituencies only during festivals when they stayed in their heavily guarded mansions Punch NG reports. Few ones, who had established constituency offices, told Punch the demands from their constituents... Continue Reading →

Most Draconian Piece Of Legislation – Ozekhome Speaks On Hate Speech Bill

An Abuja-based Senior lawyer, Dr. Mike Ozhekome has said that the hate speech bill which scaled through first reading on Tuesday in the Senate was the most piece of draconian legislation Daily Post reports. Reacting to the development in Abuja immediately the bill which was sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi representing Niger North Senatorial district... Continue Reading →

Sanwo Olu And Gbajabiamila Show Some Football Skills At The Commissioning Of Mini Stadium

Yesterday at the commissioning of Paddington Mini Stadium, Surulere, a project initiated by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker and Gov. Babajide Sanwoolu put their football skills to test Latest Nigerian News reports. The Governor who was assisted by speaker Femi Gbajabiamila shows his footballing skills before tearing the net apart. The Governor in his post... Continue Reading →

Appeal Court sacks APC senator, Reps member, declares PDP winner

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division on Wednesday returned Ibrahim Danbaba and Balarabe Kakale as Senator and House of Representative member in the National Assembly, respectively Premium Times reports. In a short judgement read by Justice Frederick Oho, the court said that the appeal filed by Messrs Danbaba and Kakale, both candidates of Peoples Democratic... Continue Reading →

House Of Reps Kick Against Operation Positive Identification By Nigerian Army

As reactions continue to trail the planned nationwide implementation of Operation Positive Identification (OPI) by the Nigerian Army, the House of Representatives, yesterday, kicked against the policy, insisting that it would amount to trampling on the rights of Nigerians Punch NG and Pulse NG reports. Consequently, the House mandated its Committee on Army to interface... Continue Reading →

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