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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, in compliance with standing order of the House, has discharged several ad hoc committees set up to carry out various tasks, for failing to present their reports which was due at the end of April.
The House of Representatives, on Thursday, approved a four-week probe of the alleged failure of a 3. 4billion naira Powered Grid Projects in six geo-political zones of the country.
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an Ad-Hoc Committee that would investigate the status of the N500 million earmarked for the Chibok School Rebuilding Fund and the Safe School Initiative (SSI).
Residents of Biseni clan, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa, on Thursday blocked members of the House of Representative Ad-Hoc Committee on Oil Spills and Remediation from performing their functions.
House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee on Tank Farms Relocation, Petrol and LPG Stations Compliance, has cautioned Abia State government to be strigent in issuing approval to gas and petrol stations in the state.
The House of Representatives says Nigeria is losing $90.5 million annually to shoddy concession deals in the aviation sector.
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Cross River State branch, has described the bill seeking transfer of minimum wage from the exclusive to concurrent list as retrogressive saying the bill will never see the light of the day.
House of Representatives on Wednesday said that the number of abandoned projects in the country was becoming alarming, saying it was inimical to growth and development.
This was disclosed by the Director General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr. Jelani Aliyu at the opening of a two-day investigative hearing held at the instance of the Ad-hoc Committee into the financial budgetary approvals and multilateral donation on skills acquisition and related programs of federal government and its agencies, chaired by Hon. Victor Akinjo.
This came as the Joint Ad-hoc Committee of the National Assembly expressed regrets over the poor condition of the nation’s refineries, adding that PIB when passed would revive the refineries to function optimally.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday, disclosed that majority of the crude oil theft recorded in the country’s petroleum industry occur in the inland terminals, noting that it is practically impossible to steal crude oil from the offshore terminals.
The Senate is putting in place measures to push for the retirement age of Supreme Court Justices in the nation’s apex court from the age of 70 to 75 years.
The National Economic Council (NEC) has voiced alarm over the rising cases of COVID-19 infectious disease in Nigeria, saying “the current trends are now approaching or surpassing the levels reached during the lockdown imposed at the height of the epidemic earlier in the year.”
The Senate on Tuesday constituted a seven-man Ad-hoc committee to investigate a N1.2 trillion oil revenue loss to the Federal Government owing to a breach by SINOPEC ADDAX Petroleum.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently instruct the Director-General and Board of the National Pension Commission [NPC] to use their statutory powers to stop the 36 state governors from borrowing and/or withdrawing N17 trillion from the pension funds purportedly for ‘infrastructural development.’”
The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has reiterated that, Nigeria should utilise the opportunities contained in the Bill before it is late.
The House of Representatives has given the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) 72 hours ultimatum to submit documents on waste management and disposal component, as well as financial investment document in the NLNG Train-7 Gas Project.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has met with some EndSARS victims from the Lagos Central Senatorial district to determine the level of compensation for the victims.
The National Economic Council (NEC) Ad-Hoc Committee set up to engage with youths, civil society organizations, and different strands of leadership across the nation in the wake of the recent protests has commenced work.
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that restructuring the country is an opportunity that should not be toyed with as it will allow each State to be independent in managing its affairs without relying on the federal government.
The Lagos State House of Assembly will ascertain all police stations and other properties destroyed in the wake of the #EndSARS protest and solicit the government‘s assistance to rehabilitate them, a lawmaker has said.
The lawmaker representing Eti-Osa II Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, has urged the citizens to support the government by performing their civic duties.
A pressure group in the Kebbi State All Progressives Congress (APC) advocating for power rotation has urged state Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to ‘institutionalise power rotation’ in the state.
Nigerian fintech companies accrued most investments on the continent despite the impact of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday extended deepest sympathies to the family of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on the passing of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Whatever the scale or shape of fan protests outside Emirates Stadium tonight, Mikel Arteta wants his Arsenal side to focus on the job at hand.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on Nigerians to fully participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number (NIN) with SIM cards across the country as it will provide a digital framework for improving security and strengthening of the economy.
The House of Representatives has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to issue international passports within 72 hours to thousands of Nigerians who have applied, paid, and have been captured but are yet to be issued their international passport booklets.
The Kano State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to Governor Abdulahi Ganduje to consider the payment of outstanding pensions, gratuities and death benefits of N26 billion to retirees.
Nigerian American Tani Adewumi is only 10 years old, but he has just become a U.S. Chess National Master with a rating of 2223.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, yesterday, expressed displeasure over the dimension insecurity has taken in Nigeria even as he insisted that bandits and kidnappers now have monopoly of violence.
A pro-democracy group, United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils between April 21 to July 22, 2021.