In 2016, after the deputy governorship candidate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu, James Faleke refused to accept the position of deputy governor to Governor Yahaya Bello, the lot fell on Elder Simon Achuba, shortly after Bello was sworn in as governor.
Ahead of the 2023 budget presentation, the Federal Government, yesterday, insisted that petroleum subsidy would remain in place until mid-2023. In addition, the government will borrow over N11 trillion and sell national assets to finance budget deficit next year.
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance yesterday drilled the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) company over power purchase agreements that have failed to stabilise electricity supply in the country.
3 Nov 2021
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has threatened the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) with zero vote for repeatedly failing to submit its 2022 budget to the National Assembly for scrutiny and approval.
27 Aug 2021
The House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to ascertain the actual volume of Premium Motor Spirit PMS (popularly known as petrol) and other petroleum products supplied and consumed in Nigeria.
26 Aug 2021
House of Representatives Committee on Finance has frowned at the Pipeline Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) for failing to give appropriate figures of its daily output of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and other petroleum products in the country.
25 Aug 2021
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance, has said that the National Lottery Act 2005 was inconsistent with Nigeria’s constitution and not in the interest of Nigerians.
25 Aug 2021
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance, yesterday, told the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) that its 2022 budget would only be passed if it tenders proper financial records.
28 Jun 2021
The House of Representatives has commenced investigative hearing into alleged 30 billion dollars annual revenue leakages arising from payments on account of foreign currency denominated contracts by companies.
6 Mar 2020
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over alleged $30 billion revenue leakages in the Federation Account.
26 Feb 2020
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a vote of no confidence in the nation’s service chiefs, asking them to resign their appointments with immediate effect.
14 Jun 2019
An Ikeja Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday struck out an application challenging the victory of Mr James Faleke, representing Ikeja Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was held on Feb. 23, 2019. The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Kunaza Hamidu, struck out the application,…