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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 […]

Reps Endorse Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s Candidacy As DG Of World

The House of Representatives has endorsed the candidacy of Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, describing her as very qualified. The resolution to support her followed a motion of urgent public importance raised by the minority leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu at plenary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Lawmakers […]

Reps Pass Revised 2020 Budget Of N10.8trn

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, increased the revised 2020 budget sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari to N10.805 trillion. The President had presented a revised 2020 appropriation of N10.59 trillion to the National Assembly for approval. The budget as approved by the House indicate that the budget for the National […]

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 […]

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 […]

Footballer’s Death: Reps Vow To Defend Nigerians Against Extra-judicial Killing

The House of Representatives has vowed to defend Nigerians against extra-judicial killings, harassment and human rights abuses by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Jon. Femi Gbajabiamila, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at a public hearing organised by the House Committee on Police Affairs, […]

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, […]