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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N10.8 trillion revised 2020 budget into law.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says Nigeria must increase its industrialisation and manufacturing activities through the free trade zones to survive the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regime.
The House of Representatives declared yesterday that Power Generating Companies, GENCOs, and Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have failed, saying they have disappointed the citizenry.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has emphasized that appropriate legislative intervention in the power sector is critical to national development.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the federal government does not have the resources to deliver on development ambitions and the infrastructural projects it had committed to as a result of the economic downturn.
Electricity consumers hail National Assembly over suspension of planned implementation of tariff hike
Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the National Assembly for their intervention which led to suspension of the planned implementation of electricity tariff hike by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.
The National leadership of the National Assembly has intervened in the planned hike of electricity tariff by the providers, saying that this was not the time to carry out such an action.
The Senate on Thursday congratulated the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on his 58th birthday celebration, describing him as an anchor of democracy.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday unveiled plans to pay additional 50 per cent of the hazard allowance in addition to the current hazard allowance being paid by Lagos State Government to about 450 Doctors and other health workers at the Randle General Hospital, Surulere.
The House of Representatives took the hardline posture against Ghana yesterday over the demolition of Nigeria’s High Commission in that country, asking the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to invoke the diplomatic principle of reciprocity against Ghana.
A 58-year old man identified as Mallam Aminu Ado, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police for impersonating the widow of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, in a bid to swindle unsuspecting Nigerians.
The opposition Action Peoples Party (APP) has demanded the immediate release of its National Chairman, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, who was arrested and detained by men of the Nigeria Police.
A group of concerned Nigerians, Council of Nigerian Citizens in China, CNCC, has said the Federal Government is not serious about complaints of maltreatment of Nigerians in China.
The Presidency on Thursday urged the House of Representatives to speedily pass the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) and the revised Appropriation Bill, 2020 for the fiscal year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives to request for the approval of fresh external borrowings totalling $5.513bn.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have commiserated with the media industry over the passing of Waheed Bakare, the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph.
In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.
The US had said it was restricting visas to Chinese officials deemed to be substantially involved in the exclusion of foreigners from Tibet
The workers at the Edo State House of Assembly were on Tuesday told to go for compulsory COVID-19 test to ascertain their statuses.
The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), a non-governmental body has thrown its weight behind the Federal Government’s plan to concession four of the country’s airports.
A prominent politician in Nigerian politics, Alhaji Buba Galadima, who was the National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has opined that Nigeria will continue to be a nation and the contradictions that exist in the country will make sure of it.
Nigeria has now recorded over 30,000 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 following the confirmation of 460 new cases on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.