News - House of Rep

House Of Reps Constitutes Three Ad hoc Committees

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has directed the clerk of the House to notify the President, the Senate and the Secretary to the Federal Government that the House has been properly constituted and is ready to receive communications.

APC Congratulates NASS Leaders

8 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly.

PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership

8 months ago /
Politics 

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the federal lawmakers, as representatives of the people, to place the welfare, and aspirations of Nigerians above other considerations by ensuring a strong and independent legislature that upholds the tenets of democracy and the dictates of Nigeria’s constitution.

BREAKING: Femi Gbajabiamila Elected House Of Reps Speaker

8 months ago /
Nation 

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

Ndume, Uzor Kalu Absent As APC Gives Final Seal To Lawan, Gbajabiamila

8 months ago /
Politics 

A top contender for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly, Ali Ndume was absent at a meeting of All Progressives Congress newly elected members of the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday. 

PDP, PRP, NNPP In Certificate Of Return Saga In Bauchi

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Senatorial candidate for Bauchi South, Garba Dahiru, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him and four House of Representatives candidates certificates of return in compliance with a court order.

Gbajabiamila Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

8 months ago /
Nation 

Barely Forty-Eight hours to the election of new leadership for the ninth National Assembly a leading contender for the Speakership of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says if elected, his priority will be to reform legislative function to be more proactive in tune with global best practices.

Press Freedom: Dokpesi Asks National Assembly To Review NBC Laws

8 months ago /
Judiciary 

Nigeria's media mogul and front line politician, Raymond Dokpesi has asked the National Assembly to urgently amend the laws regulating the practice of broadcasting in the country.

Gbajabiamila Threatens Court Action Against Smear Campaigners

8 months ago /
Judiciary  Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership position of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is filling a suit of criminal defamation of character against sponsors of smear campaigns against his person and ambition.

Ekiti APC Explains Oni, Daramola's Suspension

8 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Ekiti State has cleared the air on the suspension of some prominent members of the party in the past few weeks.

The U.S. House Of Reps Passed Legislation On Illegal Immigrants

8 months ago /
Politics 

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” who entered the United States when they were children.

CUPP Recommends Secret Ballot For NASS Leadership Polls

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Opposition Coalition of United Political Parties has endorsed the secret ballot system for the June 11, National Assembly leadership elections.

Gbajabiamila Woos Senators

8 months ago /
Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership of the ninth House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says his intention to lead his colleagues is not to promote the hegemony of any political Godfather as being speculated in some quarters, but an attempt to reposition the lower chamber for more constructive engagement with the executive arm of government.

Count Me Out, I Don't Want To Be House Of Reps Speaker Again, Says Dogara

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has debunked the news making the round that he has joined the race for the speakership of the green chamber.

South East Youth Group Wants Next House Of Reps Speaker From The Region

9 months ago /
Nation 

An umbrella body of youths for the south-east region, the south-east concern youth has called on elected members of the 9th House of Representatives to elect its speaker from the south-east region.

House Of Reps Demands Probe Of Disappearance Of Youth Corps Member In Plateau

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on youth development has called on the director general of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, brigadier general Shuaibu Ibrahim to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of value Akhigbe, a youth Corp’s member who was serving in Plateau state but got missing two days to the passing out of his batch in December 2018.

House Of Reps Asks Buhari To Rescind Executive Order On Possession Of Firearms

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind the executive order, which withdraws all firearms certificates and licenses, in the interest of defenceless Nigerians.

U.S. Counsel Mueller Says No Intention Of Placing Charges On Trump

9 months ago /
International News 

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached.

Buhari Sworn in For Second Term

9 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term in office. Also sworn in was Professor Yemi Osinbajo who took the oath of office for a second term as Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

President Buhari Arrives Eagle Square To Take Oath Of Office

9 months ago /
Politics 

Muhammadu Buhari arrives Eagle square, venue of the Presidential inauguration to take the oath of office for a second term in office.