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Speaker Dogara: Nigerian workers deserve living wage, not minimum wage

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says a living wage is aptly appropriate for Nigerian workers rather than a national minimum wage because of the country’s harsh economic reality.
National Assembly

National Assembly not reconvening Tuesday – House of Reps spokesman

The National Assembly will not reconvene on Tuesday (tomorrow), contrary to public expectation.

PSG: Defected lawmakers working behind the scene for APC

The Parliamentary Support Group (PSG), a group of lawmakers in the 8th Assembly loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that some Senators and House of Representatives members who left the party last Tuesday are willing to return.

R-APC Reps shift mass defection to next week

A planned defection of the members of the Reformed All Progressives Congress in the House of Representatives earlier scheduled for Thursday (yesterday), was shifted to next week, according to a report.

APC House of Representatives caucus endorse ex-Governor Oshiomhole for chairman

The Caucus of the All Progressives Congress at the House of Representatives has endorsed former Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, for the position of the National Chairman of the party.

House of Representatives to pass 2018 budget Wednesday

The House of Representatives on Tuesday said the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion would be passed on Wednesday.

House of Representatives divided over impeachment of President Buhari

Members of the House of Representatives are sharply divided over the calls for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for the alleged extra-budgetary expenditure of US$496 million in the purchase of fighter jets from the US

House of Reps to probe vandalism of electricity equipment

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Power, Police Affairs, Interior, National Security and Intelligence and Justice to examine the non-prosecution of electricity equipment vandals in the country.

Senator Saraki sets up Senate c’ttee on Electoral Reforms Bill

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has announced a six-man committee of senators to reconcile the Senate’s version of the amended Electoral Act with the version passed by the House of Representatives.

2019: House of Reps changes order of elections

The House of Representatives on Tuesday amended the Electoral Act to change the order of 2019 general elections’ time table.

Slavery: House of Reps to investigate auctioning of black Africans in Libya

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to liaise with the Libyan Government for solution to the menace of migration and modern day slavery in the North African country.

House of Reps urge federal govt to adhere to NDDC Act

The House of Representatives has urged the Executive Arm of government to adhere to provisions of the Niger Delta Development Commission Act in respect of tenure of the current board.

Senators, House of Reps members fault in 2018 budget proposal

Both chambers of the National Assembly have berated the Federal Government’s 2018 budget proposal, saying its assumptions are unrealistic.

2018 Budget: House of Reps to suspend plenary on Thursday for three weeks

The House of Representatives has announced that it will suspend plenary from Thursday, November 30.

House of Reps to investigate collapse of Etisalat Nigeria

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Telecommunications to investigate and ascertain the circumstances which led to the collapse of Etisalat Network so as to protect Nigerian subscribers’ interest.

House of Reps queries fresh bid to spend $1.8bn on Port Harcourt, Warri, Kaduna...

The House of Representatives on Tuesday sought the viability of further spending on the country’s four refineries and the daily allocation of 445,000 barrels of crude to the facilities.

House of Reps probe Zamfara killings

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Public Safety, National Security, Police and Defence to investigate the attacks in two villages in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

House of Reps to investigate plans to stop female cadets recruitment

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force to investigate claims of plans to scrap the training of female cadets in the Nigerian Defence Academy to be commissioned as regular combatant officers in the armed forces.

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CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.