News - House of Rep

Buhari Signs 2019 Budget Of N8.96tn

9 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill of eight point nine one six trillion naira into Law.

Reps Sanction 15 Banks

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed a resolution sanctioning fifteen financial institutions operating in Nigeria over allegations bothering on non-remittance of N1.587 billion accruing from the collection of stamp duties.

Senate Passes FCT Road Traffic Administration Bill

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill seeking the establishment of Road Traffic and Motor Vehicle Administration Service.

Trump Lost Bid Blocking His Release Of Financial Records

9 months ago /
Business and Economy  

U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump’s businesses.

Dogara Slams Joint Venture Calls As Unfavorable To Nigeria

9 months ago /
Nation 

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says current oil production sharing formula with Nigeria’s joint ventures companies is not favourable to the country.

House Of Reps Moves To Amend Education Minimum Standard Act

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is seeking to amend the education minimum standard and establishment of institution act, to ensure that educational Curricula lay more emphasis on practical knowledge.

Northern Groups Endorse Onyejeocha For Speaker

9 months ago /
Nation 

Six Northern groups have endorsed Neikuraka Onyejeocha for the position of the speakership of the ninth House of Representatives.

Cross River Election Tribunal Commences Pretrial Of Ndoma-Egba Petition

9 months ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has commenced the pretrial stage of the petition brought before it by the former Senate Leader and All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate in Cross River Central, Victor Ndoma-Egba.

Dogara, Dalung Call For Peace On The Plateau

9 months ago /
Nation 

Speaker of the House Representatives Yakubu Dogara and the Minister Of Youths And Sports Solomon Dalung have called on the people of Plateau to promote peace and harmonious coexistence, among the various ethno-religious divides in the state through the use of culture.

2019 Australia Election: Labor's Bill Shorten Accepts Defeat

9 months ago /
International News 

The leader of Australia's opposition Labor Party, Bill Shorten, has accepted defeat in a shock result for the country's federal elections.

FG Seeks Support Of Governors On State Judicial And Legislative Autonomy

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has charged state governors to cooperate with the Federal Government to ensure the full implementation of autonomy for state judiciary and legislature.

Senate Declares June 12 Democracy Day

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill, which formally declares June 12, democracy day.

Reps APC Caucus Endorses Emefiele

9 months ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress, APC caucus in the House of Representatives has endorsed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for a second term.

House Of Reps Set To Adopt South East Development Commission Bill

9 months ago /
Nation 

A bill proposing the establishment of the Southeast Development Commission is now ready for adoption by the House of Representatives.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Senate has considered and passed a bill which elevates June 12 above May 29 as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

Trump's Bid To Block Financial Disclosure Surprises Judge

9 months ago /
Business and Economy  

A federal judge in Washington expressed astonishment on Tuesday at arguments raised by President Donald Trump's lawyers seeking to block his accounting firm from turning over years of financial records to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight and Reform Committee and seemed to signal a swift ruling in favor of lawmakers.

House Of Reps Probes Unremitted N2.8tn Stamp Duties

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Post Master General, Bisi Adegbuyi says a plethora of cases at the Supreme Court and disagreement between NIPOST and the revenue mobilization and fiscal, allocation commission have disrupted the remittance of an estimated 2.8 trillion stamp duties fund.

House Of Reps Abolishes Age Discrimination For Job Seekers

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House Of Representatives has adopted the report of its committee on a bill to eradicate age discrimination against job seekers in federal government agencies.

Senate Passes Bill On Adequate Transportation For Workers

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill, which seeks to make it compulsory for companies in Nigeria to make provision for adequate transportation for their worker's.

House Of Reps Probes Rivers Election Killings

9 months ago /
Nation 

There was a fresh twist on Monday to the actual cause of death of Ferry Gberigbe, a senior lecturer of Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Port Harcourt, who was allegedly killed during the 2019 election in Rivers state.


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