House of Representatives
House of Reps to support aviation development with six new bills
The House of Representatives has pledged support for the aviation development agenda, with the expedite passage of six new bills that are pending at the National Assembly.
Reps move to protect Nigerians from xenophobic attacks in Ghana
The House of Representatives yesterday expressed concern over the plight of Nigerian traders in Ghana, whose nationals are allegedly keen on ridding its markets of foreign traders
Buhari seeks fresh Senate approval for external borrowing plan rejected by 8th NASS
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the approval of the Senate for the Federal Government's 2016 and 2018 borrowing plan. Senate president Ahmed Lawan read the letter of request from Buhari during Thursday's plenary session. Buhari had first sought the approval of the House of Representatives for the borrowing plan in October 2016. It was…
Reps probe NIMASA, transport ministry over alleged N71b scam
The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its relevant committees to probe the $195.5 million (about N 71 billion) contract allegedly awarded by the Ministry of Transportation to an Israeli security outfit to man Nigeria’s waterways.
No crack in the House of Reps says spokesman
The spokesman for the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia), says there is no crack among the members of the House of Representatives.
Reps split over army’s ‘operation positive identification’
The House of Representatives was sharply divided yesterday over ongoing moves by the Nigeria Army to launch ‘Operation Positive Identification (OPI)’ across the nation.
Group threatens to sue Customs for allegedly sealing its business premises unlawfully
A group of automobile dealers in Lagos State has threatened to drag the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to court over alleged unlawful sealing of their business premises.
Jumbo governance cost
A number of factors have conspired to put the issue of the jumbo cost of running Nigeria on the front burner. It is alleged that we spend about 25% of our federal resources on debt servicing.
Minimum Wage: Reps commends FG, Labour for averting strike
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has commended the Federal Government and organised labour over the peaceful resolution on the full implementation of the new national minimum wage.