Tag Archives: Reps

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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PDP Reps caucus warns against impeachment of Fubara

People Democratic Party, PDP, caucus in the House of Representatives has warned that the protracted crisis in Rivers State House of Assembly preluding a call for the impeachment of Governor Siminalaya Fubara is an invitation to anarchy. Operating under the aegis of G60, the opposition lawmakers led by Hon. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, in a statement sent to newsmen in Abuja, ...

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PDP caucus in Reps insists party still strong, not divided

The House of Representatives Minority caucus on Tuesday insisted that the PDP caucus was united, indivisible committed and out to perform its duty as the watchdog on behalf of the Nigerians. This is also as the caucus declared that the one life, one minute silence security situation in Nigeria is no longer acceptable insisting that the government must stop insecurity ...

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YPP wins reps, assembly seats in Akwa-Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the candidates of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo and Moses Essien, as winners of the rerun elections for House of Representatives and House of Assembly, respectively, in Akwa Ibom State. Emmanuel Ukpong Udo stood for Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency rerun against his closest rival, Dr Glory Edet of the Peoples Democratic ...

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Budget: Nigerian politicians shouldn’t fail citizens- Abass

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas, says the current administration cannot afford to fail Nigerians by changing the rules and charting a new course for the citizenry. Abbas said this while giving his remarks during the presentation of the 2024 appropriation bill by President Bola Tinubu. He said it was a well-known fact that millions of ...

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Why we increased standing committees from 109 to 134- Abass

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has said that the increase in the standing committees of the House from 109 to 134 was to allow for better legislative oversight of the ministries, departments and agencies of the Federal Government by the legislature. Abbas made this known durng an interactive session with journalists in the National Assembly ...

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Tribunal sacks PDP reps member in Imo

The Imo State National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal has sacked a member of the House of Representatives, Ikenga Ugochinyere. Ugochinyere contested the election under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The tribunal ordered a supplementary election within 90 days in the state as it declared that Ugochinyere was not qualified to contest the Ideato North/South Federal Constituency ...

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Why reps should give maximum support for Tinubu- Shettima

Vice President Kashim Shettima has called on the leadership of the House of Representatives to support President Bola Tinubu administration’s efforts to transform the country. Shettima made the call on Tuesday in Abuja when he received the leadership of the 10th House of Representatives on a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation was led by Speaker Tajudeen ...

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Tajudeen Abass receives kudos over appointments

Lawmaker representing Ado/ Okpokwu/ Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Hon Philip Agnese, has applauded Speaker Tajudeen Abbas over his recent appointments. Agbese said Abbas has again proven to be a nationalist, unifier and bridge builder by picking his aides across the six geopolitical zones. The Speaker, on Monday, announced 33 more appointees in addition to two Special Advisers named last week. Agbese ...

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Chief of Staff: Gbajabiamila resigns from House of Reps

Immediate past Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has formally resigned as a member of the House of Representatives representing Surulere 1 Federal Constituency of Lagos State. Gbajabiamila officially presented his letter of resignation to Speaker Tajudeen Abbas by 12.12 pm. In the letter read by the Speaker, Gbajabiamila informed the House of his appointment as Chief of Staff to the President and ...

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