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Reps summon NNPC GMD over audit query of N3.878trn unremitted revenue

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, to...

We didn’t sent apology to presidency over Buhari’s invitation – Reps

The House of Representatives has dismissed reports that it has apologised to the Presidency over its invitation to President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before...

NASS transmits 2021 budget to Buhari for assent

The national assembly has transmitted the 2021 appropriation bill of N13.5 trillion to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. The senior special assistant to the president...

Gbajabiamila’s security aide allegedly shoots, kill newspapers vendor

A security aide attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday allegedly shot a newspaper vendor in Abuja. Information gathered...

Deradicalization of B’Haram: We won’t join issues with you, Army tells NASS

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), yesterday, said it would not join issues with the National Assembly over its criticism of the military-led rehabilitation and reintegration...

RMAFC accuses NNPC of illegal withdrawal of $20bn from NLNG account

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over...

Gbajabiamila appoints new Deputy Chief of Staff, others

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed his former Special Adviser on Political Matters, Mr. Olanrewaju Smart as his Deputy...

Reps finally withdraw Water Resources Bill amidst heavy criticism

The house of representatives has withdrawn the water resources bill it had already passed, following criticisms that have trailed the legislative decision. At Tuesday’s plenary,...

Buhari will transmit 2021 budget to us – Senate President

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said the 2021 budget estimates would be transmitted to National Assembly next week for consideration and approval. Lawan disclosed...

NNPC, PPPRA to be scrapped in PIB transmitted to NASS by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the much awaited Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 to the National Assembly and has proposed the creation of the Nigerian...

Buhari to send new Petroleum Bill to National Assembly next week

Barring unforeseen circumstances, President Muhammadu Buhari would next week send the long-awaited oil-reform bill to the Senate, sources familiar with the matter have told...

PDP reps turndown 30 slots offered each member from 774,000 job slots

The caucus stated this in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta) on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Abuja.

Alleged Corruption: Reps to grill Akpabio, NDDC MD today

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), Prof. Daniel Pondei, are expected to appear before the House of Representatives today

Reps probe mass resignation of soldiers

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged mass exodus of soldiers from the Nigerian Army, warning that it will worsen the security crises across the country.

Lawal to Keyamo: You are too small to cause rift between NASS and Presidency

The Senate President, who lampooned Keyamo, insisted that the recruitment of 774,000 youths into special public works remains suspended until detailed explanations on the modalities for its implementation are received from the executive arm.

BREAKING: NASS urges Buhari to suspend recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country.

COVID-19: We donated two months salary against our wish – Rep member

A member of the House of Representatives from Niger State has stated that he and many other colleagues were coerced into donating two months salaries to the fight against COVID-19.

Lockdown: Lawan, Gbajabiamila express worry over FG’s implementation of SIP

Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, have faulted the manner in which the Social Investment Programme (SIP) of the federal government is being implemented during the lockdown.

House of Reps to shut down over coronavirus

The lower legislative chamber of the National Assembly will suspend plenary and shut down on Tuesday over fears of coronavirus spread among the Honourable Members.

Coronavirus: House of reps moves to suspend plenary for two weeks

Members of Nigeria's house of representatives have begun moves to suspend plenary session for two weeks, in view of the recent coronavirus epidemic.
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