News - House Of Representatives

House Of Representatives Probes N6.6 Billion NEMA Fund

3 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the activities of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has given the accountant general of the federation 72 hours to provide information on the 5.8 billion naira released to five companies and the 829 million naira to NEMA for logistics.

Deputy Speaker, Lasun Advocates Teaching Of Parliamentary Principles In Schools

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Deputy Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, says there is need to start teaching children the workings and principle of the legislature in a democracy at an early stage.

House Of Reps To Investigate Invasion Of Rivers Court

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate the invasion of a rivers state court by hoodlums allegedly aided by men of the federal special anti-robbery squad.

National Assembly Receives 2018 Budget Report

6 days ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has been presented with the 2018 budget by the Committee on Appropriations to debate on.

Ondo APC Denies Parallel LG Congress

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ade Adetimehin has denied knowledge of a parallel Local Government congress, saying the Party has no factions in the State.

House Of Reps To Make Kidnapping A Terrorism Offence

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is expanding the scope of the Anti Terrorism Act, to incorporate the crime of kidnapping, hostage taking and hijacking.

National Assembly Leadership Asks President Buhari To Call I.G.P. To Order

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Leadership of the National Assembly has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the inspector General of police Ibrahim Idris to respect and obey constituted authorities. 

House Of Reps Sub-Committee To Probe 100 Companies

2 weeks ago /

The House of Representatives sub-committee of the Capital Market on Regulation and Compliance has commenced probe into alleged sharp practices by some Public Limited Companies (PLCs) following plethora of petitions by shareholders in the sector.

Workers Day: NASS Will Speed Up Passage Of Minimum Wage Bill – Dogara

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

As workers in Nigeria join others across the world to mark the International Workers’ Day, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has promised that the National Assembly will work toward improving the welfare of workers.

Tambuwal’s Media Aide, Imam Dies

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Media Industry too is lamenting the death of one of its own, Imam Imam, who was special adviser, Media and Public Affair to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State.

Senate Invites Buhari Over Benue Killings

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate  has backed the House of Representatives in the demand for President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly over numerous security challenges confronting the nation.

Sequence Of Election: I Am Vindicated – Senator Omo-Agege

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege says he has been vindicated by the ruling of Federal High Court that the national assembly has no powers to order the sequence of elections

Reps Summon Buhari Over Killings In Nigeria

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it to explain the spate of killings in many parts of the country.

National Assembly Beefs Up Security After Mace Incident

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly says it will probe the circumstances surrounding the invasion of the senate and subsequent ‘theft’ of the mace, the red chamber’s symbol of authority.

Buhari’s $496 Million Military Equipment Funds Divides Lawmakers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A request by President Muhammadu Buhari for the House of Representatives to include the Four Hundred and Ninety Six Million U.S. Dollars ($496m) already withdrawn from the Consolidated Revenue Account for the purchase of military equipment in the 2018 budget is tearing the lawmakers apart.  

African Leaders Should Redefine Leadership Concept - Expert

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Professor of law at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, Patrick Lumumba, has called on African leaders to redefine leadership concept on the continent in line with current global realities.

House Of Reps Committee Summons Presidential Panel On Recovery Of Public Property

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives'  ad-hoc committee investigating the legality and modus operandi of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the recovery of public property has summoned the Chairman and members of the Special Investigation Panel, Office of the Vice President, Accountant General of  the Federation, Head of Service to answer questions on the recovery of public property. 

House Of Reps Summons IGP

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Reps ad-hoc committee investigating the legality and modus operandi of the special presidential  investigation panel, for the recovery of public property has summoned the Chairman and members of the Special Investigation Panel, office of the Vice President, account general of the federation, Head of service to answer questions on the recovery of public property.  

Electoral Reform

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian senate which resumed its plenary after the drama on Wednesday, was divided over the election sequence recommended by the committee on electoral matters.

Senate Boils As Senator Omo-Agege, Thugs Cart Away The Mace

1 month ago /
Nation 

It was confusion, absolute commotion inside the Senate on Wednesday as Senator Ovie Omo-Agege walked into the chambers with "unidentified men" to seize the mace, the symbol of authority.


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