Monday, August 15, 2022

House of Representatives

August 9, 2022

Reps summon finance minister over fuel subsidy claims

Ms Ahmed recently said that the country will require N6.7 trillion to service the subsidy this year.

House of Representatives, [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Reps NGR]
August 4, 2022

Sen. Jika emerges NNPP candidate for Bauchi

Mr Jika emerged unopposed following the voluntary withdrawal of Yusuf Ibrahim, who was initially elected as the candidate of the party.

Haliru Jika
August 3, 2022

Yobe commissioner Goni Lawal killed in auto crash

Mr Lawal is survived by two wives and many children.

Fatal accident
July 28, 2022

Rep faults exclusion of Anambra, Enugu in FG’s agric growth scheme

The lawmaker said the non-inclusion of the two states in the project would affect the progress already recorded in the past years.

Vincent Ofumelu
July 28, 2022

If not for me, Buhari won’t know bandits have vowed to kidnap him: El-Rufai

Mr El-Rufai’s assertion calls into doubt Mr Buhari’s awareness of the country’s worsening security challenges and the coordination between his administration and security and intelligence

Governor Nasir El-Rufai and President Muhammadu Buhari
July 27, 2022

Reps promise to intervene in ASUU strike

Mr Wudil said that since the beginning of the strike, the house had been consulting with relevant stakeholders with a view to ending the strike.

House of Representatives, [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Reps NGR]
July 24, 2022

Reps summon finance, power ministers, others over planned sale of power plants

The House summoned the two ministers over the planned sale of five power plants belonging to the three tiers of government.

James Faleke
July 21, 2022

Reps to probe Kuje prison break

The facility was on July 5, 2022, attacked by Boko Haram terrorists who freed their cohorts and other hardened criminals in detention.

July 19, 2022

Senate suspends plenary over Edo lawmaker’s death

The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary over the death of Jude Ise-Idehen, a lawmaker representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency in Edo.

Jude Ise-Idehen
July 4, 2022

I can beg Tinubu to run my life; I believe in him: Akin Alabi

The federal lawmaker said he would go to the extent of pleading with Mr Tinubu to “run his life,” as a sign of how much he believes in him.

Akin Alabi and Bola Tinubu