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400 Exotic Cars: Reps Move To Block Smuggled, Refurbished Vehicles

The House of Representatives has begun a process of preventing refurbished and smuggled from being supplied cars to it as the lawmakers have placed orders for the supply of 400 units of Toyota Camry 2020 model. The House had resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles.... Continue Reading →

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‘I Am Completely Against It!’ Ndume Reacts To Boko Haram Bill

Senator Ali Ndume has reacted to a newly introduced bill set to create an agency for repentant insurgents. The Federal Lawmaker from Borno State, who is also the Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume in an interview with Channels Television said he is completely against the bill. The Boko Haram Bill is aimed... Continue Reading →

CAN, BBOG Knock Senate On Boko Haram Education Bill

The Senate on Thursday started work on a bill for a law seeking the establishment of a national agency for education and rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram insurgents. When it eventually becomes a law, it will ensure the de-radicalization of repentant Boko Haram militants and other insurgents. The bill, which was sponsored by the All... Continue Reading →

Senate Introduces Bill Seeking Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Members

A bill seeking the establishment of an agency for repentant members of the Boko Haram terrorist group has been introduced in the Senate. It aims to create a national agency that would see to the rehabilitation, de-radicalization, and integration of repentant insurgents in the country. The bill was sponsored by Senator Ibrahim Gaidam during plenary... Continue Reading →

Sex-for-marks bill: 15,550 parents, pupils petition National Assembly

A civil society organization,, Exam Ethics Marshals International, said it had delivered a petition signed by 15,550 parents, pupils and other stakeholders to the office of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to demand the speedy passage of the bill for the prohibition of sex-for-grade and other forms of sexual harassment The Citizen reports. The group... Continue Reading →

Reps To Partner Movie Directors On Nollywood Development

The House of Representatives has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, to enhance its performance in the entertainment sector and boost government revenue. The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the Nigerian film industry had come a long way, adding that all well-meaning Nigerians, especially government at all levels,... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: Drama As Reps Reject Motion To Evacuate Nigerians In China

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a motion to evacuate Nigerians in China following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. According to lawmakers who voted massively against the motion raised by the spokesperson of the house, Benjamin Okezie, China has better facilities to handle the situation than Nigeria. Despite efforts by the Speaker... Continue Reading →

Reps Lament US Visa Restrictions, Blame FG

The House of Representatives has decried the visa restrictions imposed on Nigerians by the United States. While the House said the sanction was preventable, parliament blamed the Federal Government and its officials for not heeding the earlier warnings by the US. The House, therefore, at the plenary on Tuesday, resolved that the leadership, led by... Continue Reading →

Insecurity Worsening, We Must Act Now, National Assembly Warns

The two chambers of the National Assembly on their resumption from a five-week recess on Tuesday reviewed the state of the nation and declared that insecurity in the country had reached an alarming level. The House of Representatives lamented killings, kidnapping, banditry, and insurgency across the country and said something must be done urgently to... Continue Reading →

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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