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House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.
Barely 48 hours after the House of Representatives Committee set up to investigate the crisis that trailed the controversial inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly, two All Progressives Congress groups, the Etsako Solidarity Front, ESF and the Owan Renaissance, have raised alarm over neutrality of the committee as they alleged that the committee’s trip to Benin City last Friday was sponsored by an individual.
The Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has commended the National Assembly (NASS) for its intervention to resolve the crises rocking Edo and Bauchi State Houses of Assembly.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, told the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee members assigned to investigate the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly that he has tried to wade into the crisis but it keeps escalating.
The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the inauguration crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, debunked insinuation that it was being teleguided by some persons.
Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed that there would be no going back on the crusade against godfathers in the state.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr. Philip Shaibu, on Friday said the State have no choice but resolve the political impasse in the State, occasioned by the crisis rocking the State House of Assembly.
The Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, on Friday said every attempt he made to intervene in the imparse between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, came to naught, as the situation kept escalating fast.
Kaduna State members-elect of the House of Representatives on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday reaffirmed their support for Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) for the office of Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
A bill for an Act to establish the South East Development Commission to serve as catalyst for the development of commercial potentials of the South-East has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) has urged members-elect to support the candidacy of Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia) for the office of Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.
Abdulrazak Namdas, Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, on Tuesday, declared his intention to contest for the prestigious position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly.
The Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have not taken any decision on the zoning of the positions of presiding officers of the 9th Assembly, according to a report.
The Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC-Adamawa), on Saturday decried the postponement of the general elections.
The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
The dust from the purported indictment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over funds for National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) intervention in the North East is yet to settle.
The House of Representatives has denied allegation by a member, Hon. Ehiozuma Johnson Agbonayinma, that there is plot to impeach Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Super Eagles’ star Alex Iwobi says he would be working hard in the days ahead to achieve full fitness and hopefully score goals to help improve the fortunes of Everton this season.
Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled by the Kenyan government for the general headcount of its citizens. For the first time, the intersex people will also be counted by the government officials making it the first African country to recognise such gender.
The attack on Friday night in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad, which is crisscrossed by fighter groups and traffickers.
Filipe Luis claims he had the chance to join Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund or Paris Saint-Germain this year before opting to return home to Brazil with Flamengo.
The 16-year-old is regarded as one of Africa's hottest talents, with Napoli, RB Leipzig, Lille and Ajax also showing an interest in the No.10, as teams wait to sign him ahead of his 18th birthday due to FIFA regulations.
A truck loaded with granite on Friday crushed an Army officer identified as R. A. Nata’ala to death in Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta.
Ten houses, two worship centres, farmlands, shops and assorted property worth millions of naira have been destroyed by flood in Gudaba community of Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), newsmen report.
Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, appointing Sheikh Omar Faye as defense minister for the first time in 22 years.
Plateau State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jeremiah Useni, has urged members of the PDP to work assiduously towards recovering mandate in the tribunal to unite and strengthen the party in the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised scores of Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs) and destroyed their hideout at Bula Korege on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.