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Osun residents assault Reps member over failed promises

Osun residents beat House of Reps member for failing to fulfil his campaign promises In a startling turn of events, residents of Osun State took matters into their own hands as they assaulted a member of the House of Representatives for allegedly failing to fulfil campaign promises. The House of Representatives member representing the Ifelodun/Boripe/Odo-Otin federal constituency of Osun State, Rep Olusoji Adetunji, visited Ada – his home town ahead of the Sallah festivities when...

Rep celebrates one year of Speaker Abbas’ leadership of inclusivity and candour 

Ogene has commended Speaker Abbas’ one year in office, saying his leadership style is characterized by inclusivity, transparency, and a commitment to democratic principles The Chairman House Committee on Renewable Energy Rep. Afam Victor Ogene (LP, Anambra ), has praised the Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Tajudeen Abbas for his inclusive and candid leadership on the occasion of his first anniversary in office. In a statement, Rep. Ogene highlighted the significance of Rep....

Rep Abdulmumini Jibril to head Housing and Habitat Committee 

Speaker appoints Rep Abdulmumini Jibrin to head housing & habitat committee  The speaker of the House of Representatives on Tuesday named Kano lawmaker, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin chairman Committee on Housing and Habitat. According to the Speaker, Rep. Tanjudeen Abbas, Rep. Abdulmumin is expected to bring his wealth of experience as a former chairman of the committees on finance, Appropriation, transport and foreign affairs as well as in the executive arm, having served as Executive Director...

Reps urge NASS leadership to intervene in Plateau House of Assembly crisis

Reps beg Nass leadership to intervene in the ongoing crisis at the Plateau state House of Assembly The House of Representatives has called on the leadership of the National Assembly to immediately intervene and ensure that the remaining Members Elect of the Plateau State House of Assembly are sworn for the purpose of equity, fairness and justice. This resolution was sequel to a motion of urgent national importance brought by former deputy speaker Rep. Idris...

Reps task Ministry of Women Affairs to train and support women in politics

The House of Representatives has mandated the Ministry of Women Affairs to create a department to train women in politics. The House of Representatives has made a significant move to address the underrepresentation of women in Nigerian politics by calling for targeted training and support for women in politics. In a resolution passed following a motion titled “Need to Provide Training and Support for Women in Politics,” sponsored by Rep. Blessing Chigeru Amadi (PDP Rivers),...

Breaking: Reps and Senate adjourn plenary for three weeks 

The Senate and House of Representatives have adjourned plenary sittings for the next three weeks The Senate and  House of Representatives have adjourned plenary for three weeks  to reconvene on July 2, 2024. The Deputy Speaker Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC, Abia), announced this at the end of Tuesday’s sitting. The Deputy Speaker asked colleagues to enjoy the democracy day and their recess. Meanwhile, the Senate during plenary went into a closed door session to discuss...

Plenary disturbed as House of Reps Chamber faces technical issues again

Tuesday’s Plenary session in the House of Representatives suffered poor audio quality In an unsettling recurrence of technical difficulties, the House of Representatives faced significant audio issues during Tuesday’s plenary session. The members of the House were forced to raise their voices as the microphones malfunctioned, resulting in poor audio quality that hampered communication. The technical glitch not only caused inconvenience to the representatives but also posed a challenge for journalists covering the proceedings.  Despite...

35 reps propose six-year single presidential term with zonal rotation

Ugochinyere and 34 Members of the House of Representatives are canvassing for a six-year single term for Nigerian President and governors. In a significant move, thirty-five members of the House of Representatives have proposed a six-year single term for the country’s presidency.  The announcement was made during a press conference on Monday by Rep. Ikenga Ugochinyere (PDP, Imo), who was flanked by his colleagues and co-sponsors of the bills.  The proposed legislation, which has passed...

Rep Ugochinyere faces probe over ‘solidarity visit’ to Fubara

Ugochinyere might face suspension for politicising an oversight function by members of the House of Representatives in Rivers state. The House of Representatives has referred  Rep. Ikenga Ugochinyere ( PDP  Imo), to the Committee on Ethics for probe over his ‘solidarity visit’ to the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara. The investigation stemmed from a “point of privilege” raised by Rep. Yusuf Gagdi (APC  Plateau), who argued that Ugochinyere misrepresented the nature of the lawmakers’ visit...

National Grid: Reps to probe investment and foreign grants on renewable energy since 2015

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate MDAs associated with investments of foreign grants received for the renewable energy sector from 2015. The House of Representatives has called for a comprehensive investigation of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) of the government associated with the investments and foreign grants received for the renewable energy sector from 2015 to date. This resolution followed a motion by Rep. Jesse Okey Joe Onuakalusi (LP Lagos) on the “Need...

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