Reps Move To Investigate Aso Rock Clinic After Mrs Buhari’s Outcry

Reps Move To Investigate Aso Rock Clinic After Mrs Buhari’s Outcry

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday moved that the alleged deplorable state of the Presidential Villa Clinic should be investigated by the Committee on Health Services and report back within 3weeks. This is coming after several backslash on the deplorable state of the clinic by the President’s family. This was sequel to a motion sponsored by Rep Henry Archibong, PDP, Akwa Ibom, entitled:’Need To Investigate The Deplorable Condition Of The State Clinic And…

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Why Banks Were Directed To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan Accounts

Why Banks Were Directed To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan Accounts

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday directed the Union Bank to unfreeze an account operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan, in the bank. The committee, chaired by Rep Uzoma Nkem-Abonta (PDP, Abia), also directed other banks that may have frozen Mrs Jonathan’s accounts without any court order or a communication to that effect from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unfreeze them. The committee frowned at the freezing…

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I Am Happy Nigeria Is Out Of A Recession – Rt. Hon. Dogara

I Am Happy Nigeria Is Out Of A Recession – Rt. Hon. Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed happiness over the latest report released by the National Bureau of Statistics which indicates that the Nigerian economy has finally exited recession. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker, said, the House of Representatives is gladdened by the goodness of the performance of the economy in the last quarter. He said this positive result is an…

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FIXING NIGERIA: NIGERIANS FROM AGE 35 CAN CONTEST FOR PRESIDENT

FIXING NIGERIA: NIGERIANS FROM AGE 35 CAN CONTEST FOR PRESIDENT

The Nigerian house of representatives has proposed that the constitution should be fixed such that the age limit for running for the presidential office be lowered to 35 years. The current minimum age for qualification for the office is 40. Besides, Nigerians from the age of 25 years may also be allowed to seek election into the state assemblies and the House of Representatives, down from the present 30 years. These are part of the…

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I HAVE SPENT ALL THE MONIES I COLLECTED IN THE HOUSE – HEMBE PLEADS FOR MERCY

I HAVE SPENT ALL THE MONIES I COLLECTED IN THE HOUSE – HEMBE PLEADS FOR MERCY

Sacked member of the House of Representatives, Herman Hembe has told the Supreme Court that he has spent all the salaries he collected as a member of the lower legislative chamber. Hembe said this in reaction to the court’s order, which compelled him to refund the salaries. “I have tried very hard to raise a loan to enable me comply with the above order of the honourable court, but have not yet succeeded,” read a…

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OSINBAJO CONSULTS WITH HOUSE Of REP LEADERSHIP OVER CRITICAL NATIONAL ISSUES

OSINBAJO CONSULTS WITH HOUSE Of REP  LEADERSHIP OVER CRITICAL NATIONAL ISSUES

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo last night met the leadership of the House of Representatives over the state of the nation. The meeting was held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, where a highly placed Presidency sources told DailyTrust that the meeting was at the instance of the acting president. Sources described the meeting as a “consultation” with the leadership of the House over critical national issues. Another source hinted that Osinbajo would seize…

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LETS ADDRESS BIAFRA AND OTHER AGITAIONS

LETS ADDRESS BIAFRA AND OTHER AGITAIONS

The recent surge in secessionist rhetoric across Nigeria came to us as little surprise; the signs have loomed on the horizon for long. Years of agitations, claims, and counterclaims, as well as invectives, even from erstwhile respected statesmen, were bound to strain the fragile bond between the constituent nationalities of this country. Recent activities of the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and various notices for Nigerians to quit parts of the country…

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House Leadership,More Supportive To APC Government Than.. John Oyegun

House Leadership,More Supportive To APC Government Than.. John Oyegun

The entourage from the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC to Speaker Yakubu Dogara last Thursday could not hide its appreciation of the loyalty the House leadership has continued to pay to the party. For a party and its leadership that has been well despised by the executive arm of government, finding other party members in government willing to exchange banters with was indeed much appreciated. Media reports the following day sought to…

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House Of Representatives Supports Senate On Magu’s Rejection As EFCC Chairman

House Of Representatives Supports Senate On Magu’s Rejection As EFCC Chairman

The House of Representatives has lend their voice on the rejection of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) saying that there is nothing wrong with with. Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Public Affairs, Abdurazak Namdas, told journalists in Abuja, “This Senate I know has cleared a lot of presidential nominees, whether ministers or for statutory appointments; they have done many screenings. “If out of a dozen they chose to…

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