Tags : House of Representatives

COVID-19: Reps Insist On Two Months Free Electricity Supply For

The House of Representatives has insisted that the proposed supply of two months free electricity for Nigerians be implemented to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on citizens. The Lawmakers on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said poor citizens should not be deprived of free power supply because it will benefit the rich who are […]

Workers’ Day: Gbajabiamila Tasks Workers On Productivity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerian workers in commemoration of this year’s International Workers’ Day. Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila said although the day is being marked quietly across the globe as a result of the lockdown necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic, there is much to remember about the […]

Reps To Resume Plenary On Tuesday

Members of the House of Representatives are to resume plenary on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. The Clerk of the House, Patrick Giwa, announced this in a statement on Sunday, April 27, 2020. Giwa in the statement, however, stated that staff and members’ aides are to work from home and will be notified when needed in […]

Reps To Investigate CBN, Others Over $30 Billion Revenue Leakages

The House of Representatives at it’s plenary adopted a motion to investigate the disbursement of foreign exchange by the Central Bank of Nigeria and other agencies. The house aims at unravelling an alleged loss of over 30 billion dollars annually as a result of revenue leakages arising from tax evasion, malpractices, mis-use and diversion of […]

Reps Pass LG Autonomy Bill For Second Reading

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to give local government full financial and administrative autonomy. The legislation is titled ‘A Bill for an Act to Further Alter the Provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to Provide for the Financial and Administrative Autonomy of Local […]

Reps Condemn Attack On NAF Troops In Kaduna

The House of Representatives has condemned the recent attack on troops of the 271 Nigerian Airforce Detachment, Birnin Gwari by armed bandits at Ungwan Yako along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road, in which an air force personnel was killed. The lawmaker who Represents Koko- Besse/maiyama federal constituency of Kebbi  conveyed the condolence while sympathising the Airforce and […]