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House of Reps uncovers N6.6 billion unremitted revenue by NECO

The House of Representatives on Wednesday quizzed the management team of the National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) over non-remittance of N6.6 billion revenue for two years.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Insecurity: House of Reps asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari is in Maiduguri, Borno State, on a sympathy visit over the latest killings by Boko Haram terrorists.

House of Reps asks President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.

House of Reps wants probe into allocations for education

The House of Representatives has called for a proper investigation into the utilisation of funds released for Nigeria’s education sector in 2019. The house committee on basic education and services said this during a visit...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nollywood losing money to piracy

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday said the Nigerian Film Industry also known as Nollywood is losing money to piracy.
Magnus Abe

Ogoni clean up: Senator Magnus Abe warns federal government, HYPREP

Magnus Abe, former representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District, has warned the federal government that the $1billion Ogoni clean up must not be consumed by the “Nigerian factor”.
Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada-Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

My father left over 40 children at 86 – Reps leader

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has condemned those who criticised him for showing off his four wives and 27 children on the floor of the chamber, warning that it was against his private life.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Discos, TCN demand another tariff hike

Power distribution companies and the Transmission Company of Nigeria Plc have applied to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission for a review of their tariffs.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Governor Wike: Nigeria would make tremendous progress if executive, legislative arms do their jobs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that if the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government carry out their official responsibilities in line with the constitution, Nigeria would make tremendous progress.

Insecurity: PDP tells President Buhari to stop living in denial, self-praise

The Peoples Democratic Party has admonished President Muhammadu Buhari to stop living in denial, self-praise and making jokes out of the deteriorated security situation in Nigeria under his administration.

House of Reps urges NAFDAC to warn Nigerians against using paracetamol to cook

The House of Representatives has called on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to sensitise Nigerians against using paracetamol to boil meat.
A Nigerian senator, Bulus Amos, representing Gombe South Senatorial District, on Thursday said he has approved the appointment of 118 constituency aides.

Gombe senator appoints 118 constituency aides

A Nigerian senator, Bulus Amos, representing Gombe South Senatorial District, on Thursday said he has approved the appointment of 118 constituency aides.
US President Donald Trump waves at the Trump International Golf Club as he arrives for a Super Bowl viewing party in West Palm Beach on February 2, 2020. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump to speak after his acquittal in US Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump, facing a bruising re-election campaign and the possibility of more Democratic investigations in Congress, will make a public statement on Thursday about his acquittal on impeachment charges by a deeply divided US Senate.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

House of Reps applauds Customs’ enviable IGR performances

The House of Representatives Committee on Finance on Thursday, commended the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), over the enviable performances it has continued to record in its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) since the year 2015.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore her copy of President Trump’s State of the Union address (SOTU) Tuesday night.

Republicans take action after Nancy Pelosi rips up Donald Trump’s speech

The unfolding political intrigues in the United States are getting more exciting as the North American country moves closer to its 2020 presidential election.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Outrage as lawmakers reject made-in-Nigeria SUVs

In a report titled Reps reject Innoson made-in-Nigeria SUVs as official vehicles, a national daily reported that the lawmaker who made the suggestion to endorse the locally made vehicles was shouted down during its executive session on Wednesday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

House of Reps meet service chiefs behind closed doors

The House of Representatives is currently meeting with the service chiefs over the spate of insecurity in Nigeria.

House of Reps member’s residence burnt to ashes in Zamfara

The Zamfara Fire Service Department has confirmed that fire had razed down the residence of Kabir Mai-Palace who represents Gusau/Tsafe in the House of Representatives.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ve spent N13 billion on education in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
“We are sending a message to our society that from now on, nobody will be fired who has a legitimate reason for taking sick leave,” Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz told a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.