House of Representatives
Reps to consider IST’s request on expansion of jurisdiction
The House of Representatives has said it will consider the request of the Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST) to expand its jurisdictions to other financial-related cases, as well as more funding to enhance the growth of the tribunal.
NFIU clarifies request for account details of politically exposed persons
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) yesterday confirmed that it actually has a tab on all politically exposed persons (PEPs’) banking transactions within and outside the country.
Reps summon CBN gov, NDDC boss over abandoned projects
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee probing abandoned projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) worth N2 trillion yesterday summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele; Acting Chairman of NDDC, Robert Tyough; and the directors to appear before it on Tuesday next week.
FG has spent N2b on projects in Cross River, says rep
The Federal Government has sunk over N2 billion in various developmental projects in Cross River State. Giving account of his stewardship in Calabar yesterday, Eta Mbora, representing Calabar/Odukpani Constituency in the House of Representatives....
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.
House of Representatives may revisit bill on vigilance group
The House of Representatives has said that it may reconsider the bill aimed at legalising the operations of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN).
Ondo 2020: I have no plan to vie for deputy governor – Lawmaker
A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Adedayo Omolafe has dismissed rumours of his intention to join the race for the deputy governorship seat in the state in 2020. He made the rebuttal in a statement...
Supreme Court sacks APC lawmaker
The Supreme Court Tuesday sacked a member of the House of Representatives Mustapha Usman, who represents Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State. The court ruled that Usman, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), forged his academic credentials. The court also said Usman did not participate in the one-year National Youth Service…
Reps explain non-takeover of Edo, Bauchi Assemblies
The House of Representatives, yesterday, offered an insight into why it has not kept its words on the takeover of the Edo and Bauchi states Houses of Assemblies upon this week.
Reps ask Sports Ministry to take over ailing former Falconets’ medical bills
The House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development to urgently take care of the medical bills of former Falconets player, Bidemi Aluko, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).