News - Federal House of Representatives

Abia State Election Tribunal To Hear 32 Petitions

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Abia State election petition tribunal is set to commence sitting in Umuahia following the filing of election petitions by aggrieved candidates over the outcome of the February 16 and March 9, 2019 general elections in the state.

Makinde Gets Certificate Of Return

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The national electoral commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun, and  Ekiti states, Adedeji Soyebi has lamented the apathy displayed by the electorate in the states during the last election. He said half of the registered voters did not vote during the last election.

Murdered Lawmaker’s Family Debunks Reports About His Past

1 month ago /
Security 

The family of a slain member of the Federal House of Representatives, Olatoye Temitope Sugar have debunked the social media reports that the lawmaker himself was a killer.

Gombe Defections

1 month ago /
Politics 

Less than forty-eight hours to the governorship Elections in Gombe there are series of defections within the political parties in the state.

Buhari's Minister Resigns To Contest

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Minister of state for foreign affairs Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim has resigned from the Federal Executive council.

The Life And Times Of Shehu Shagari

3 months ago /
Nation 

Late afternoon on Friday, December 28, 2018, news broke that the first Nigerian democratically elected president, Shehu Shagari died at the National Hospital Abuja.

Labaran Maku Picks APGA Governorship Ticket For Nasarawa State

6 months ago /
Politics 

Former minister of information, Labaran Maku has been affirmed as the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa state for the 2019 general elections.

Controversy Trails Delta PDP House Of Reps Primary

6 months ago /
Politics 

As various political parties in Nigeria prepare to elect their presidential flag bearers for the 2019 elections, the dust raised by the previous primaries in delta state is yet to be doused.

Akpabio: True Test Of Loyalty, Akwa Ibom And The People

8 months ago /

Barring any last minute change of mind, former senate minority leader, senator Godswill Obot Akpabio will defect from the opposition PDP to the ruling APC today in what is tagged a 'mega rally' by the APC to officially receive the erstwhile Governor.

House Of Representatives To Reform National Housing Fund

1 year ago /
Nation 

To minimize the difficulties being encountered by civil servants in accessing fund to build their own houses, the House of representatives is set to reform the National housing fund.

Reactions Trail Buhari’s New Year Message

1 year ago /
Nation 

Following the nationwide broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari, some national assembly members have called on the executive arm of the federal government to hit the ground running in 2018 and avoid the abysmal implementation of the federal budget as seen in the 2017 fiscal year. Vice chairman senate committee on petroleum...

NSCDC Parades Eight Suspected Oil Thieves In Bayelsa

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has paraded eight suspected oil thieves who were intercepted by officers of the command. While on patrol, they uncovered the den of oil vandals in the heart of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, in a building, which was...

Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri as SSA on foreign affairs

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as Senior Special Assistant on Foreign and Diapora Affairs. Dabiri-Erewa, a former member of the House of Representatives from Lagos, received her appointment letter at the State House in Abuja few minutes ago. She was born in Jos, Plateau State and a former member of...

Shagari Turns 90

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s second republic President, Shehu Shagari turned 90 years old today. The Turakin Sokoto as he is fondly called was said to have tried to lay a solid foundation to transform the Nigerian economy, but his efforts were stalled by the global oil price fall in 1981, and was eventually...

 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa Gives Reasons For Not Contesting APC Primaries

4 years ago /
Politics 

A federal lawmaker, Rep. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Sunday said she decided not to return to the House of Representatives in 2015 to give others the chance to contest. Dabiri-Erewa, an APC member, who presently represents Ikorodu Federal Constituency, spoke with newsmen in Ikorodu, Lagos. She was among delegates who voted at the...

Emeka Ihedioha: Imo APC Governorship Primaries Suspended Because Of Me

4 years ago /
Politics 

Honourable Emeka Ihedioha,Deputy speaker, Federal House of Representatives has attributed the suspension of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Imo State, which was slated to hold Wednesday, to fears by the party that he was a strong contender for the governorship seat of the state. At a closing ceremony...

Senator Haruna Zego Aziz - The Emergence Of The Peoples's Political Leader

4 years ago /
Politics 

A leader is "a person who influences a group of people towards the achievement of a goal - Hassan Ramalan Ibrahim and Joseph Achi

 

Lagos Speaker Condemns Alleged Invasion Of APC Office In Lagos

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Speaker, Lagos State Assembly, has condemned the alleged invasion of the state office of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) by suspected operatives of the Department of State Services (SSS).   Ikuforiji made the condemnation in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in...

Being The Northerner Of The North; A Birth-Right To Rule Over The Southerners Of The North.

4 years ago /
Nation 

The circumstances surrounding the people of southern Kaduna is a clear definition of injustice. Injustice being defined as a quality or situation associated to unfairness or underserved outcomes is at great play against my people being meted to us by my state. How well would one explain that even when...

2015: Umeh, 140 Others Obtain Anambra APGA Nomination Forms

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Mike Kwentoh, has said not less than 141 nomination forms had been sold by the party since it commenced  sales on Oct. 27. Kwentoh told  the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview on Monday that the forms were sold to...


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