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Reps member, Jagaba dies at 51

The House of Representatives has announced the passing of Honourable. (Prince) Olaide Akinremi, also known as Jagaban. A statement signed by House Spokesman Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Akin Rotimi, Jr., on Wednesday, said Akinremi who represented Ibadan North Federal Constituency under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died after a brief illness. Hon. ...

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Fubara presens a list of fresh commissioner-nominees to the Assembly

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has presented a list of commissioner-nominees to the House of Assembly. The nominees are expected to go through screening and get approval of the lawmakers. They are scheduled to undergo screening today, Tuesday, by the Assembly members loyal to the governor. Recall that some of the commissioners loyal to the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom ...

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Security beefed up at Ebonyi Assembly as house allegedly planning to impeach dep gov

Security has been beefed up at the Ebonyi Assembly as the House sits today. The development heightened speculations that Deputy Speaker Odefa Obasi Odefa may be impeached by the Assembly. Odefa raised the alarm on Saturday over a plot to illegally remove him from office. He alleged that the plot is due to his decision not to defect to the ...

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Uproar erupts at Jigawa Assembly over procurement of vehicles for LG Chairmen

Uproar erupted at  the Jigawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday over the refusal of the House Committee on Local Government to buy brand new Toyota Prado SUVs in the 2022 local government appropriation. Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar had in November presented the budget estimate of N73,734,339,969,00 for the 27 local government council in the state before the House of ...

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Uproar in Plateau Assembly as eight out of 24 members impeach Speaker

Mild drama occured at the Plateau House of Assembly, on Thursday as the Speaker, Mr Abok Ayuba, has been impeached by eight of the 24 members of the legislature. The unusual sitting on Thursday morning, presided by the Deputy Speaker, Saleh Yipmong, elected Yakubu Sanda (APC-Pengana) as the new speaker. It was learnt that the eight members gained access to ...

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Electoral Act Bill: PDP lawmakers walk out during debate at House of Reps

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Friday walked out during consideration of the Electoral Act amendment bill. Speaker Femi Gbajabiamiala had appealed to members to allow consideration of other sections of the bill while leaving out the contentious section 5. However after the consideration, Minority Leader Ndidi Elumelu said the House cannot be asked to ...

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House of Representatives receives report on Electoral Billl

House of Representatives on Wednesday received report of the Committee on Electoral Matters on a bill to amend the Electoral Act after days of speculations. Some alleged salient details of the report have been in the public space for over one week, forcing leadership of the House to insist it was yet to receive the Committee report. The Chairman of ...

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The current constitution has failed in some areas- Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi. Gbajabiamila has said the 1999 Constitution is being amended to address critical national issues the current document has failed to address. The Speaker said this on Tuesday at the opening of the zonal public hearing on amendment to the constitution in Lagos. He noted that the current document falls short of these standards, ...

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Diversion of Seminar Funds: Ondo House of Assembly confirms EFCC Investigation

The Ondo State House of Assembly has confirmed that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is investigating some civil servants over alleged multimillion naira fraud. It however said the Assembly Speaker, Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has not been invited to answer questions over the fraud. Other persons reportedly invited by the EFCC were Chairman, House Committee on Tertiary Education, Felemu ...

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House of Reps thrown into mourning again as another member dies

The House of Representatives has been thrown into mourning again as a member representing Gwaram Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Hassan Kila is dead. The unfortunate incident was announced by a member of the House, Magaji Da’u Aliyu announced on his Facebook page on Thursday. Kila reportedly died after a brief illness at a hospital in Abuja. Aliyu on his ...

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