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6 Jul
The members of the House of Representatives from the 17 Southern states have joined many Nigerians by rejecting the moves to outlaw the electronic transmission of the election result in the Electoral Act. The Victor Nwokolo led caucus also faulted moves to confer exclusive jurisdiction in pre-election matters on the Federal High Court. The lawmakers…
1 Jul
The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has passed the third reading at the House of Representatives. The bill passed the third reading on Thursday after Mohammed Monguno, chairman of the ad hoc committee on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), presented a report and the lawmakers voted on 319 clauses of the bill. Before the clauses of the…
22 Mar
In recent times, the media has been awash with the story surrounding the ‘smoking gun’ found in the cool of the centrally air-conditioned high offices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
18 Mar
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the House of Representatives to overrule the Deputy Speaker, Idris Wase, and accept the petition by Mutual Union of Tiv in America
10 Feb
The House of Representatives has reiterated its resolve to improve ease of doing business in the country. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, in a resumption address for the 2021 legislative session assured that the lower legislative chamber will deliberate on bills and motions aimed at unlocking economic potential in the country. This, he said,…
7 Jan
Urhobo Youth Leaders Council (UYLC) has asked the Federal High Court Warri to declare the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as illegal. UYLC, a body of leaders of youth groups in Urhobo land, a major oil and gas producing community in Delta and Bayelsa States, wants the court…
17 Dec 2020
A member of the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Onuigbo, representing Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency of Abia State, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the ruling party. His defection makes it the fourth lawmaker to have defected to the ruling APC since Tuesday. In his defection…
11 Dec 2020
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has reiterated the commitment of the House to speedily pass the 2020 Finance Bill. Speaking at a one-day public hearing organised by the James Faleke led House Committee on Finance, the speaker underlined the need to ensure the passage of the finance bill to achieve the…
7 Dec 2020
The House of Representatives has rejected a lawmaker's call for the commencement of the process to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. House of Representatives spokesman Benjamin Kalu said the demand for Buhari's impeachment by Kingsley Chinda, a lawmaker representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency in Rivers State was the “opinion of a single member of the opposition party…
1 Dec 2020
Miffed by the worsening insecurity in the country, the House of Representatives has summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the cold-blooded murder of about 43 persons by suspected Boko Haram Islamists insurgency group in Zabarmari village, Jere council of Borno State. Adopting a motion under urgent matters of national importance sponsored by Satomi Ahmed at the…
6 Nov 2020
The House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Navy has passed a vote of confidence on the Nigerian Navy for good performance of the 2020 budget. Rep. Yusuf Gadi, the Chairman of the House Committee during the budget presentation by the Nigerian Navy on Friday in Abuja, said he was happy that the Navy had nothing…
23 Oct 2020
Still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in Lagos, especially those in the retail sector, without insurance packages may have difficulty recovering from the losses associated with the lootings and destruction that took place on Wednesday. According to private sector operators, it might take a long while for many of the…


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The National Universities Commission (NUC), has presented the operating certificate for the Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Ogboko, to the Imo State government.
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Nigeria's former finance minister and current director-general of the World Trade Organisation Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and filmmaker Mo Abudu have been recognised by Forbes among the world's most powerful women in 2021.
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Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, has called for a stronger partnership with members of the fourth estate to strengthen the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria. She made the call at the opening of a three-day media training workshop held in Keffi, Nasarawa state…