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Reps ask JAMB to reconsider the 3-year-ban on Mmesoma

The ad-hoc Committee investigating the alleged manipulation of UTME results by Mmesoma has recommended that JAMB reconsider the three-year-ban on her.  The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the alleged manipulation of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result by Mmesoma Ejikeme, has mandated the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to soften the three-year ban placed on her. Rep. Soli Sada who chaired the Committee revealed this on Wednesday while defending the report before...

BREAKING: No individual Nigerian is to pay for Cybersecurity levy – Reps

The House of Representatives has restated that no citizen of Nigeria is obligated to pay the cybersecurity levy. The House of Representatives confirms that no Nigerian citizen is required to pay the cybersecurity levy. Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP Rivers), emphasized this during a motion of public importance addressing misconceptions about who should be responsible for the levy. READ ALSO: CYBERSECURITY LEVY: The making of a controversial law that caught citizens napping Chinda clarified that only...

Alleged Bribery: Reps Committee demand apology from Binance

The House of Representatives has demanded that Binance Holdings Limited tender an apology to the House and the Nigerian government over alleged bribery allegations. The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes has asked Binance Holdings Limited to tender an apology to the House and Nigeria government for attempting to discredit its integrity through unfounded allegations of bribery. The Committee, in its report revealed by Rep. Peter Abpanke, said it is ready to invoke and...

Reps Committee set to probe passport issuance and resident permits in Nigeria

House Committee on Interior said it will investigate irregularities surrounding the issuance of international passports and the utilization of resident permits in Nigeria. The House of Representatives Committee on Interior has announced its intention to investigate irregularities surrounding the issuance of international passports and the utilization of resident permits in Nigeria.  This decision follows petitions and complaints received from concerned Nigerians regarding the processes involved. The Chairman, House Committee on Interior represented by the Vice...

Lagos-Calabar coastal highway: Reps summon Umahi, Edun, AGF

The House said the 2007 Procurement Act was violated on the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway contract and that certain approvals by the National Assembly were not given. The House of Representatives has taken a resolution to investigate the procurement process of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway. The House also summoned the Minister of Works David Umahi; Minister of Finance Wale Edun; and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Lateef Fagbemi, before it to ensure that...

Breaking: House mourns as Rep Dongoyaro dies at 46

The member representing Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Dongonyaro has passed away.  Rep. Isa Dogonyaro the distinguished Member representing the Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State in the 10th Assembly of the House of Representatives is dead. Dogonyaro passed away after a brief illness, today, Friday, May 10, 2024, in Abuja, at the age of 46. This sad revelation was made in a statement by the House Spokesman, Rep. Akin Rotimi Jr. The statement...

Reps urge Tinubu to meet ASUU’s demand, avert possible strike actions

The House of Representatives has emphasised that Nigerian tertiary institutions can not afford to embark on another strike action. The House of Representatives has expressed concern that Nigerian tertiary institutions can not afford to embark on another strike action to address the problems of the academic unions.  OrderPaper recalls that the sector has witnessed unprecedented strike actions over the last three decades as a result of disagreements and non-implementation of agreements between the Federal Government...

Reps suspend implementation of cybersecurity levy

The House directed the CBN to withdraw the ambiguous 0.5% cybersecurity levy. The House of Representatives has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the implementation of the cybersecurity levy recently introduced. The House expressed concerns that the bank’s directive could be misunderstood by the public thereby making them kick against the Cybercrime Act. The house said it was further worried that this is coming at a time when Nigerians are experiencing the...

Reps call for Police, security presence in schools across the country 

If no drastic measures are taken to curb the escalating insecurity situation in the country and in schools, the entire school system may end up being shut down due to the activities of miscreants and hoodlums. The House of Representatives has called for the presence of Police and Security agents across Schools of the Federation to avert the abduction of school children which has become a troubling trend in many Nigerian Schools noting that policemen...

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