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January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Ex-Presidential Candidate, Moghalu, Petitions NASS On Electoral Reforms

    Moghalu

    Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, a former Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has urged the National Assembly to carry out fundamental electoral reform to strengthen democratic institutions in Nigeria. Read Also: Soldiers Attacked Us After We Repelled Boko Haram Invasion – SARS Moghalu, also a former Deputy Governor, Central Bank …

  • 14 January

    Reps Order NERC To Suspend Electricity Tariff Increment

    The house of representatives committee on power has asked the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend the planned increase in electricity tariff. NERC had directed the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to enforce an upward review of the tariff starting from April 1. But at its meeting in Abuja on …

  • 1 January

    Reps Move To Bar 70-year-old Candidates From Contesting Elections 

    The House of Representatives has begun a debate on a bill which seeks to bar any Nigerian above the age of 70 years old from contesting election into various political offices. Sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip, Hon Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, the Bill seeks to amend relevant sections of the 1999 …

December, 2019

  • 17 December

    Reps Reject Bill Seeking Six-year Single Term For President, Governors

    Reps Urge Buhari To Reverse Order Revoking Licensed Guns

    The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking a six-year single term for presidents and governors. The bill also proposed same length unlimited tenure for members of the National Assembly and state houses of assembly. The reps rejected the bill sponsored by John Dyegh from Benue Sttae, saying Nigeria’s …

  • 13 December

    Reps Query Julius Berger Over Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan Highways

    The House of Representatives has queried Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, a construction company, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways. The House Committee on Works, in its resolutions, expressed its disappointment when the company appeared before it alongside officials of Ministry of Works and Federal …

  • 11 December

    Reps Summon Ngige, Mamman Over Planned Strike By Electricity Workers

    Reps Urge Buhari To Reverse Order Revoking Licensed Guns

    The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, to appear before it on Thursday, December 12. The lawmakers also summoned the Director-General of the National Pension Commission to brief the house on the planned strike by electricity …

  • 10 December

    Sowore: Reps To Probe Invasion Of Court By DSS

    Reps Urge Buhari To Reverse Order Revoking Licensed Guns

    The house of representatives has resolved to investigate the invasion of the federal high court premises in Abuja by the Department of State Services. Operatives of the agency had broken into the court while attempting to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow movement. The lower legislative chamber made the …

  • 4 December

    Reps Want National Census Conducted By 2020

    Reps Urge Buhari To Reverse Order Revoking Licensed Guns

    The House of Representatives has urged the National Population Commission (NPC) to come up with a feasible time table for the conduct of a national census not later than 2020. Read Also: Reps Raise 2020 Budget To N10.6trn This followed a unanimous adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Ademorin Kuye …

  • 4 December

    Reps Raise 2020 Budget To N10.6trn

    The House of Representatives has increased the 2020 Appropriation Bill to N10.6 trillion. The new figure was proposed by the House Committee on Finance, which will lay its report at the plenary today. The executive and legislature are reportedly planning to pass the budget before the end of the year …

November, 2019

  • 7 November

    Motion To Scrap Post UTME Divides Reps

    The House of Representatives was yesterday divided over the motion to stop the conduct of examinations of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Joint Admission Matriculation Board in the country’s higher institutions. In a motion moved by Rep. Ademorin Kuye (APC-Lagos), during the plenary session, the lawmakers debated for and …

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