Gbajabiamila pledges to end estimated electricity billing system
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has hinted that the lower chamber of the National Assembly will ensure that Nigerians get adequate supply for the electricity they pay for.
Reps probe $9.6b judgment debt as Senate justifies N5.5 billion cars
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the immediate probe of the alleged act of negligence by the Ministries of Justice and Petroleum Resources leading to the award of a $9.6 billion judgment debt against Nigeria in the gas swap deal involving the Federal Government...
Reps recommend Air Peace boss Onyema for 'higher national' honour
Nigerian lawmakers Wednesday recommended the cheif executive officer of an airline, Air Peace, Allen Onyema for "higher" national honour. “We hereby commend Mr Allen Onyeama and recommend him to the federal government for higher honours in Nigeria,” Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila said. Onyema volunteered to use Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa…
Onyeama straining executive, legislative ties, says Gbajabiamila
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday deplored the refusal by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to appear before the chamber in respect of the recent...
Sanwo-Olu seeks speedy approval to develop Lekki, Badagry seaports
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to accelerate the process of giving approval to the state’s request to develop Lekki and Badagry seaports.
Reps seek public sector reforms, passage of transition bill
The House of Representatives has expressed support for ongoing efforts aimed at ensuring efficient service delivery in the nation’s public sector. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, assured that the ninth National Assembly would enact laws required by the Bureau of Public ...
The chickens from South Africa
While Nigerians are rightfully feeling angered by the xenophobia going on in South Africa resulting in the killing and harassment of our citizens there and the destruction of their businesses, I’m hoping those at the very top of leadership in Nigeria are by now learning the right lessons from these attacks.
Buhari, Gbajabiamila meet over xenophobia, $9.6bn judgment debt, insecurity
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met behind closed doors with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Xenophobia: House of Rep demands recompense, restoration
The House of Representatives has vowed to seek restoration and recompense for Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Speaker of the House Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) made this known at a news conference on Friday in Abuja.
Gbajabiamila extols impact of ICT in addressing poverty in Africa
Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has said that the effective deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools in rural communities would help empower...
Reps to reconvene over Xenophobic attacks
House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila Tuesday cut short his trip to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Tanzania to reconvene the House from recess. "Will be cutting short my trip to Tanzania for the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference @CPA_Secretariat and will be leaving today, for the leadership of the @HouseNGR to consider cutting short…