Reps vote on Fayemi, purely legislative’
The vote of no confidence passed by the House of Representatives on former Ekiti governor and Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has no political undertone as it was only a legislative process, House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, who moved the motion for the vote, said yesterday. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Gbajabiamila…
Lagos APC Reps endorse Ambode for second term
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Lagos State House of Representatives, yesterday, endorsed the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term in office...
National Assembly investigates 26 girls’ death in Spanish warship
The National Assembly has resolved to investigate the death of 26 young Nigerian girls found in a Spanish warship on the Mediterranean en route Italy.The decision was taken yesterday in the Senate following a motion titled “Death of 26 young Nigerian girls en route Italy.....
Nigeria’s anti-NGO bill: Contextual inaccuracies
Nigeria’s National Assembly (NASS), for long on the defensive over allegations of chronic institutional opacity, appears to have found a way to turn attack into defence.
Constitution reform farce
The burning and most urgent issue in the land today is Devolution of Powers to federating units to free the central authority from being choked with the burden it has heaped upon itself or rather, has been heaped upon it.
Lagos APC wriggling out of crisis five days to council poll
Five days to the scheduled July 22 local council elections in Lagos, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to be gradually resolving the challenges that emanated from its controversial February 27 council primaries.
Reps propose bill to regulate underground water, others
A new bill that will establish a regulatory framework for water management, especially surface water and groundwater resources are in the offing.
Reps move to institutionalise periodic review of minimum wage
The House of Representatives yesterday began a move that would see to the review of the national minimum wage every five-year. The development comes in the wake of consistent agitation by workers for better remuneration and welfare.