January to December budget cycle: Lawan, Gbajabiamila face leadership test
With the presentation of the N10.729 trillion 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly last Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has crossed...
Gbajabiamila creates 105 committees, compensates key allies, dumps Jibrin
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday constituted 105 standing committees in a bid to ensure that the lower legislative chamber discharges...
Coalition urges Dogara to go for second term
A Coalition of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) support groups in Bauchi State has called on outgoing Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to contest for a second term as Speaker.
8th House of Representatives adjourns indefinitely
The 8th House of Representatives has ended its tenure after four years in office and has adjourned indefinitely in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution. This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) at the end of the valedictory session on…
FRC, Reps committee partner on digitised reporting for transparency
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria is in partnership with the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives...
Reps indict 16 banks over non-remittance of N1.5b stamp duties
The House of Representatives yesterday indicted 16 deposit money banks (DMBs) for allegedly failing to remit N1.586 billion to the Federation Account.
Reps move to dismantle dichotomy between degree, HND holders
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill aimed at halting the dichotomy between Higher National Diploma (HND) and degree holders in the country.
Imo speakership race and making of a ‘Saraki’
Just like President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 when he stayed aloof and allowed Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara to hijack the 8th National Assembly, Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP), advertently or inadvertently, may be toeing the path of crowning another ‘Saraki’ in the Eastern Heartland. There is a likelihood…