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22 May
Justice Mohammad Yunusa of the Federal high court, sitting in Kano on Monday declared jurisdiction to hear and grant the N500 million bail on exparte application on the embattled majority leader of the House of Representatives Alhassan Ado Doguwa. The court declared the culpable homicide and other charges include criminal conspiracy prosecution against Doguwa before…
18 May
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said he regrets endorsing Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto State, for the position of Speaker of the House during the 7th National Assembly in 2011. Gbajabiamila said this on Wednesday in Abuja during an address to members-elect from a faction known as the Joint Task Team in…
16 May
Opposition parties members-elect in the 10th House of Representatives have back out from contesting for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker ahead on June 5 inauguration. The opposition resolved not to contest for the two seats as they have no member interested in contesting for the positions. Rep. Afam VOgene (LP-Anambra), the Co-spokeperson of the caucus…
25 Apr
Three House of Representatives members on the platforms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The three lawmakers that defected to the ruling party are PDP duo Bede Eke representing Aboh Mbaise/Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency, Ikenna Elezieanya representing…
21 Apr
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has agreed to testify before the House of Representatives committee investigating the barrels of illegal crude oil exported to global destinations from 2014 to date. A House of Reps committee is investigating an alleged missing 48 million barrels of crude oil allegedly sold…
18 Apr
Some newly elected House of Reps members from the opposition parties have distanced themselves from the purported zoning arrangement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position of Speaker.
4 Apr
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike said the People's Democratic Party (PDP) will support any candidate presented by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives. Wike disclosed this on Monday when the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, led a delegation of…
21 Mar
Constitution amendment bills on power to summon presidents and governors suffered another major setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent. Buhari's withholding of presidential assent to the Constitution alteration bill and 18 others became a source of concern to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Senate, Tuesday.…
14 Mar
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has denied rumours that he is lobbying to become chief of staff to the President-Elect, Bola Tinubu. Gbajabiamila was absent when elected members of the National Assembly were at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja to receive their certificates of return. There were reports that Gbajabiamila's…
24 Feb
Rivers State Police Command on Friday arrested a lawmaker in the House of Representatives, Chinyere Igwe in the state. Police spokesperson Grace Iringe-Koko in a statement said Igwe, a lawmaker representing Port Harcourt II Federal Constituency was arrested with foreign currencies and a list of how to distribute it. "Police Officers from Rivers State Command…
22 Feb
Ahead of the 2023 general election, the House of Representatives member representing the Garki/Babura Federal Constituency in the State, Hon. Musa Muhammad dumped the ruling APC for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). A letter he addressed to the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Kore ward, Garki Local Government indicated that he is quitting…
18 Feb
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on naira redesign has called for an intervention to mitigate the hardship being faced by Nigerians due to the policy.

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