Tags : House of Reps

Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers From Prosecution Scales Second Reading

A bill seeking to extend immunity to cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which was sponsored by Hon. Odebunmi Olusegun was supported by the majority of the Lawmakers who say it is important to safeguard the sanctity of the National Assembly. In supporting the […]

Reps Condem Flight Diversion To Ghana, Benin, Niger

The House of Representatives has described the inability of Planes to land at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos, leading to flights diversion to neighbouring countries as embarrassing. The House, at the plenary on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, resolved that both the airlines and the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, should be […]

NASS Tackles Boko Haram Scare

The National Assembly has raised alarm over the alleged plan by Boko Haram insurgents to attack the facility. The House of Representatives, at a plenary on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, mandated the Committee on Internal Security of the National Assembly to inquire into the attack scare. The resolution was passed following the unanimous adoption of […]

Reps To Partner Red Cross On IDPs

The House of Representatives will partner the International Committee on Red Cross (ICRC) over the state of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila made this known while receiving ICRC delegation led by the organisation’s head in Nigeria, Mr Eloi Fillion, on Thursday, […]

Reps Mourn Muhammadu Fagengawo, Adjourn Plenary

The House of Representatives joined families and friends to mourn its late member from Garki/Babura Federal constituency in Jigawa State, Dr Muhammadu Fagengawo. Dr Fagengawo died on the eve of the New Year in Dubai at a hospital where he had been receiving treatment. The Speaker of the House, Right Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, announced the […]

National Assembly Resumes Plenary After Recess

The National Assembly complex in Abuja witnessed the presence of members of the Senate and House of Representatives following their resumption from recess. The lawmakers arrived in scanty numbers on Tuesday at their respective legislative chambers after the break which lasted almost six weeks. At the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, President of the […]