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House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).

House of Reps to address grey areas in Electoral Act

House Leader, Alhassan Doguwa (APC, Kano), says the 9th House of Representatives will revisit the 2010 Electoral Act in order to address noticeable “grey areas” which affected the outcome of the 2019 general elections.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky: Government preparing fresh insurgency – Femi Falana

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has warned that the federal government was preparing a fresh insurgency of the Boko Haram type with its handling of the Shiite leader Sheik Ibraheem El Zakzaky issue.

Edo Assembly crisis: Groups accuse House of Reps committee of bias

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.
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Governor Matawalle applauds Speaker Gbajabiamila for appointing Zamfara indegene as chief of staff

The Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Matawalle, has commended the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abdulhakeem Olufemi Gbjabiamila, for his nationalistic approach over the honour done to the state in the appointment of former Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alh. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, as his Chief of Staff.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
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Zamfara government earmarks 300 hectares for Ruga settlement

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the state would implement the Ruga settlement initiative, to resettle herders and boost economic activities.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Kano government vows to stop street begging

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has reiterated his administration’s determination to stop beggars and almajiris from roaming the streets seeking for alms in the state.
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APBN: President Buhari should hasten formation of cabinet

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute his cabinet without delay to restart the country’s economic growth.

Governor Ganduje: I am determined to stop street begging in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has reiterated his administration’s determination to stop beggars and almajiris from roaming the streets seeking for alms in the state.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: I have no doubt Super Eagles will be victorious – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday expressed optimism that Nigeria would triumph over Algeria in the semi-final match at the on-going African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Afcon: Senator Lawan departs to Egypt, says Super Eagles need physical presence

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, departed Abuja on Sunday, leading a presidential delegation to cheer Super Eagles in their match against Algeria in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Speakers’ conference lauds Nass intervention in Edo, Bauchi assembly crises

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 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Afcon: Speaker Gbajabiamila optimistic of Eagles’ victory over Algeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed optimism that the Nigerian Super Eagles would triumph over their Algerian counterparts at the semi-final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt.

Media aides: NUJ hails Speaker Gbajabiamila, deputy over appointment of members

Abuja – The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Correspondents’ Chapel has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase for appointing its members as his media aides.
US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

US lawmakers block Donald Trump from attacking Iran

The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, setting up a confrontation with the White House over the administration’s aggressive stance toward Tehran.

Oba of Benin: I tried to resolve Edo Assembly crisis but it keeps escalating

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.

Edo Assembly crisis: Nobody can teleguide us – Reps committee

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.

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House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

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