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Breaking: Labour party Rep member defects to APC

Breaking: Labour party Rep member defects to APC

Breaking: Labour party Rep member defects to APC
Dogara reveals how to end fuel scarcity in Nigeria permanently

Dogara reveals how to end fuel scarcity in Nigeria permanently

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, while meeting with the leadership of PENGASSAN on Tuesday February 6, said refining crude oil locally would be a permanent solution to ending fuel scarcity in Nigeria.

Dogara reveals how to end fuel scarcity in Nigeria permanently
There is need to save Olisa Metuh’s life - PDP lawmaker sends message to minister of justice

There is need to save Olisa Metuh’s life - PDP lawmaker sends message to minister of justice

The House of Representatives urged the minister of justice and attorney-general, Abubakar Malami, to intervene in ongoing trial of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Mr Olisa Metuh, to enable him receive treatment.

There is need to save Olisa Metuh’s life - PDP lawmaker sends message to minister of justice
Dogara calls for completion of 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Dogara calls for completion of 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Fashola was on Tuesday, January 23, grilled for over two and half hours by members of the House of Representatives Committee on Works.He was quizzed during a two-day investigative hearing.

Dogara calls for completion of 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway
Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA

Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA

Some concerned citizens and groups had written to the security and intelligence committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, demanding a scrutiny of Abubakar’s appointment. Ahmed Abubaka was appointed as the substantive.

Committee member says Senate won’t get involved in appointment of new DG of NIA
House of Representatives mandates NEMA to visit IDP camps with relief materials

House of Representatives mandates NEMA to visit IDP camps with relief materials

The House of Representatives has urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to provide relief materials to IDP camps in Awe, Azara, Keana and Rukubi in all Awe/Domain/Keana federal constituencies of Nasarawa state.

House of Representatives mandates NEMA to visit IDP camps with relief materials
House of Representatives summon Buratai, others over 1,877 hectares of disputed Delta land

House of Representatives summon Buratai, others over 1,877 hectares of disputed Delta land

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 17, summoned the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, over a lingering land dispute between the Nigerian army and some natives of Effurun, in Uvwie Kingdom of Delta state.

House of Representatives summon Buratai, others over 1,877 hectares of disputed Delta land
Kachikwu, Baru to appear before House of Reps over subsidy payment on petrol

Kachikwu, Baru to appear before House of Reps over subsidy payment on petrol

The House of Representatives has summoned Ibe Kachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum, and Maikanti Baru the managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), over payment of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit.

Kachikwu, Baru to appear before House of Reps over subsidy payment on petrol
Reps move against NNPC over fuel subsidy payment

Reps move against NNPC over fuel subsidy payment

Comrade Akinlaja Joseph (PDP, Ondo East/West) at the National Assembly Complex said knocks await the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation next week Tuesday, January 16, when the House of Representatives reconvenes.

Reps move against NNPC over fuel subsidy payment
House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)

House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)

Lawmaker Loveth Idisi, representing Ethiope federal constituency in Delta state, allegedly abandoned his vehicle for a bicycle after he was unable to get fuel.

House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)
Group moves against Dogara, petitions CJN over suspended lawmaker

Group moves against Dogara, petitions CJN over suspended lawmaker

The organisation further urged the CJN and other relevant parties concerned to use their offices and direct that the case be given priority by the trial judge.

Group moves against Dogara, petitions CJN over suspended lawmaker
Drama as PDP House Representatives member defects to APC

Drama as PDP House Representatives member defects to APC

House of Representatives celebrated defection of member of the Peoples Democratic Party representing Egor/ Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency of Edo state.

Drama as PDP House Representatives member defects to APC
Just in: Commence immediate arrest of ‘Fresh PDP’ members - House of Reps caucus tells DSS, police

Just in: Commence immediate arrest of ‘Fresh PDP’ members - House of Reps caucus tells DSS, police

In a statement by the deputy minority leader of the House, Chukwuka Onyema, the caucus condemned the group and called it a mere band of ill-disguised impostors.

Just in: Commence immediate arrest of ‘Fresh PDP’ members - House of Reps caucus tells DSS, police
Chidoka, other lawmakers call for dismantling of multiple roadblocks

Chidoka, other lawmakers call for dismantling of multiple roadblocks

According to Chidoka, the security checkpoints mounted with used tyres, logs of wood and metal barricades are often abandoned on the highways after operations.

Chidoka, other lawmakers call for dismantling of multiple roadblocks
Update: Drama in House of Reps as PDP member suddenly defects to APC, colleagues stage walkout in anger

Update: Drama in House of Reps as PDP member suddenly defects to APC, colleagues stage walkout in anger

Raphael Igbokwe, a member of the House of Representatives from Imo state on the platform of the PDP suddenly joined the APC on the floor of the chamber.

Update: Drama in House of Reps as PDP member suddenly defects to APC, colleagues stage walkout in anger
Nigerian Senate legalises card reader, sets nomination fees for elective offices

Nigerian Senate legalises card reader, sets nomination fees for elective offices

A 2017 amendment bill passed recently by the Nigerian Senate makes it mandatory for use of card reader and banned manual accreditation, when it becomes a law.

Nigerian Senate legalises card reader, sets nomination fees for elective offices
TSA: Reps query exemption of N50bn NNPC accounts

TSA: Reps query exemption of N50bn NNPC accounts

House of Representatives, on Tuesday, raised questions over a “purported” presidential approval exempting some special Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

TSA: Reps query exemption of N50bn NNPC accounts
How Tinubu invited me into his bedroom and begged me not to run for speaker in 2015 - Dogara

How Tinubu invited me into his bedroom and begged me not to run for speaker in 2015 - Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, has revealed how All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Bola Tinubu, begged him to step down for Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker in 2015.

How Tinubu invited me into his bedroom and begged me not to run for speaker in 2015 - Dogara
I am not ashamed of being a politician - Speaker Dogara blasts police over #ENDSARS allegation

I am not ashamed of being a politician - Speaker Dogara blasts police over #ENDSARS allegation

The House said the police was focused on diverting the public's attention from the sordid and weighty allegations against the Police especially the SARS unit.

I am not ashamed of being a politician - Speaker Dogara blasts police over #ENDSARS allegation
Many weeks after, officer responsible for Maina’s reinstatement and promotion allegedly admits

Many weeks after, officer responsible for Maina’s reinstatement and promotion allegedly admits

After earlier indicting the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS)F, Winifred Oyo-Ita, Magaji later made a U-turn and claimed he was responsible.

Many weeks after, officer responsible for Maina’s reinstatement and promotion allegedly admits
Just in: Maina stopped receiving salary since February 2013 - Kemi Adeosun

Just in: Maina stopped receiving salary since February 2013 - Kemi Adeosun

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has said that the last time embattled former pension boss Abdulrasheed Maina received salary last was in February, 2013.

Just in: Maina stopped receiving salary since February 2013 - Kemi Adeosun
Do not force soldiers to learn Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba; they should speak English - Reps tell Buratai

Do not force soldiers to learn Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba; they should speak English - Reps tell Buratai

The language policy recently proposed by the leadership of the Nigerian army has been firmly opposed by lawmakers in the federal House of Representatives.

Do not force soldiers to learn Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba; they should speak English - Reps tell Buratai
2019 election: Nigerian politician withdraws from race

2019 election: Nigerian politician withdraws from race

Abubakar Adamu a member of the Federal House of Representative representing Shiroro/Rafi/Munya Federal Constituency, Niger has withdrawn from the 2019 race.

2019 election: Nigerian politician withdraws from race
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