Tags : House of Reps

Reps Caucus Demands Halt In Fuel Price Increase

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has rejected the reported increase in the pump price of fuel from ₦148 to ₦151.56. Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndidu Elumelu, made the position of the Lawmakers known in a statement on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Hon. Ndidu Elumelu described the announced price as unacceptable, […]

“You Have 48 Hours To Publish Names Of Lawmakers Awarded

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Right Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to publish names of Lawmakers who were awarded contracts by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, as well as the details of the contracts. The Speaker, who said the House will employ […]

Ag. NDDC MD, Prof. Pondei, Leaves Hospital

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, has left the Hospital.  Prof Pondei who collapsed earlier on Monday, July 20, 2020, as the House of Representatives Committee on NDDC drilled him, was reported by Channels Television to have left the Hospital where he was taken to, about one hour […]

NDDC Probe: Acting MD, Prof. Pondei, Faints During Session

The acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC, Professor Daniel Keme Pondei, fainted during a public hearing by the House of Representatives Committee probing allegations of financial recklessness in NDDC. Prof. Pondei fainted on Monday, July 20, 2020, while he was being asked by Lawmakers to explain why the Commission under […]

Reps Ask Buhari To Allow Unity School Students Write WAEC

Members of the House of Representatives have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that Students in Unity Schools participate in the year 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The Lawmakers made the call during plenary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the lower Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. Channels TV […]

Reps Order Investigation of Deaths In Rivers State

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into mysterious deaths that have reportedly claimed about 13 lives within a few days in Bonny Islands of Rivers State. The House ordered the Investigation following the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance moved by Hon. Dagogo Farah emergency plenary. Moving the motion, the Lawmaker […]

Reps Question Health Minister On Whereabouts, Activities Of Chinese Doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding full details of the activities and whereabouts of the Chinese Doctors. The Lawmakers at their plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 3020, said they are not satisfied with the statement of the Minister that the Chinese Doctorate are not guests […]

“Consideration Of Infectious Diseases Bill Not Suspended By Court” –Reps

The House of Representatives has disputed the reports that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of the ongoing process of the consideration of the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020. The Chairman of the House Committee on Media, Mr Benjamin Kalu, according to Channels TV, faulted the claims in a […]

Reps Ask FG To Stop Repatriation Of Almajiri Children

Members of the House of Representatives have called on the Federal Government to intervene and immediately halt the repatriation of the Almajiri children to their states of origin. This formed part of the resolutions of the lawmakers during Tuesday’s plenary, May 12, 2020, at the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. They made […]

Lawan Condoles With Gbajabiamila Over Death Of Mother-In-Law

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila over the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla. In a statement issued on Monday by his Special Adviser (Media), Mr Ola Awoniyi, the Senate President commiserated with Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila’s wife, family, and friends […]