Electoral Act Amendment: Reps spoiling for showdown
For advancing “unconvincing enough” reasons to explain his failure to assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill, a section of the House of Representatives are exploring the possibility of overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto.
APC lawmakers set for Saraki’s impeachment
The plot to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki thickened yesterday as federal lawmakers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) resolved to forcibly reconvene the National Assembly and carry out the plan.
N228.8b request: APC reps vow to sway votes
As the National Assembly reconvened on Tuesday to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to approved the N228.8b required to prosecute the 2019 poll, the All Progressives Congress (APC) House members have vowed to dictate the pace in acceding to the request. The House majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, who convened a caucus meeting, has remained upbeat…
National Assembly to reconvene next week, may approve N228.8b for 2019 polls
Barring last minutes hitches, the National Assembly will reconvene next week to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for N228.8 billion from the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget to fund the 2019 general elections.
Reps can convene without PDP members, Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, insists
Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday said his colleagues in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) could comfortably...
Criminalise estimated electricity billing!
A bill before the House of Representatives seeking to criminalise the irritant estimated billing by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) is remarkable at this time.
Reps APC caucus backs direct primary as Dogara shuns meeting with Oshiomhole
The House of Representatives caucus of the All Progressives congress (APC) yesterday supported moves to introduce direct primary in the selection of candidates for various elective positions in the 2019 general elections.
The Police-Saraki tussle in the Offa robbery
On Thursday, April 5, 2018, a group of dare-devil armed robbers attacked five banks in Offa, an ancient city in Kwara State, carting away unspecified sums of money and killing dozens...
House of Reps, minister disagree on concessioning of Ajaokuta Steel Complex
The House of Representatives yesterday disagreed with the Minister of State for Solid Minerals, Mr. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, over the move to concession the Ajaokuta Iron...