We Will Begin Constitutional Review On June 1st — Reps

House of Representatives, says it will start hearing on Constitutional review with north-central region holding in Jos. Idris Wase, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, who made this known, said the zonal public hearing on the proposed review of the 1999 constitution would begin on June 1. The deputy speaker noted that each zone […]

Here Is Why NYSC Might Be Scrapped Soon

A bill seeking discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme has on Monday reached second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill was sponsored by the lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Mr. Awaji-Inombek Abiante. Gistongist gathered that, Abiante, in the explanatory memorandum of the proposal, listed various reasons the […]

Stop NERC From Increasing Electricity Tarrif — Rep Tells FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to stop the proposed increase of electricity tariff for June. This formed part of the resolutions by the lawmakers during Thursday’s plenary in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital. They stressed that it was important to direct the Nigerian […]

Davido Speaks On Joining Politics Soon

Nigerian music star Davido has said any body supporting this government would go to hell. While reacting to the news of the alleged disappearance of a popular Catholic priest, Mbaka, the music star said anyone supporting the current administration deserves to go to hell. “God how did it get to this man !!! Anybody supporting […]

Stop Giving Clippers, Grinding Machine, Motorcycle To Constituents As Empowerments, Do Better — Rep Advise Colleagues

Lawmaker representing Ibadan North Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Science Research Institutes, Hon. Musliudeen Olaide Akinremi has stated that while politicians must find ways to assist their constituents in order to bring them out of poverty, giving motorcycles, clippers and grinding machines as empowerment is not the way […]

Probe Universities Collecting High Fees – Reps Orders Committee

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Tertiary Institution and Services to investigate the high acceptance fees charged by Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. This followed a motion raised by representative Julius Ihonvbere during Wednesday plenary. The House is worried that the arbitrary high acceptance fees charged by some public universities on new students […]

Buhari’s Nephew Showcase Multimillion Naira House

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Nephew and member of the House of Representatives, Fatuhu Muhammed has showcased his multimillion naira house built in Abuja. Muhammed represents Daura/Maiadua/Sandamu Federal Constituency through the All Progressives Congress (APC) party. The senator who built the house “within four years” shared a view of the massive house in a post he made on Facebook. Muhammed said, “Alhamdulillah, I’ve […]

House Of Assembly: Bill To Reduce Marriage Cost In Imo State Sponsored

A House of Assembly member representing Obowo state constituency in Imo State, Mr Kenneth Ibeh, has sponsored a bill to reduce the expenses of marriage in the state, to at most N180,000. Me lamented that the bill was necessary, as many young women in the state had yet to be married due to the high […]

Reps Urge FG To Seek Foreign Help To Fight Boko Haram

The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to hire foreign mercenaries to combat Boko Haram insurgents in the country.   The House arrived at the resolution following a motion moved by Abdulkadir Rahis on Wednesday.   Rahis’ motion called on the federal government to re-strategise in the fight against insurgents.   However, there […]

Delta State Government Owns The £4.2m Returned By The UK Government – Reps Declare

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, said that £4.2 million repatriated from the United Kingdom, belongs to the Delta State government. The House reached the resolution following a motion sponsored by 9 members of the House, from Delta State led by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, at the plenary on Wednesday. The Green Chamber […]