Reps back Gbajabiamila, insist on direct primary for party candidates’ selection The House of Representatives has insisted on the restriction of political parties to direct primary in the selection of candidates for elective public offices. Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Benjamin Kalu, stated that the amendment sought by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill, to delete the options of indirect/delegates primary and consensus is a reflection of the yearnings of Nigerians.
Impeachment is a lawful way through which an elected Executive head or other top officials of government can be removed from office if the need arises. It is legal because it is backed by the constitution. So, when there are valid reasons to activate the impeachment clause, it will be done by the lawmakers unless the affected top public officials sit up.
2022 budget debate set to commence on Wednesday, may be delayed due to bad air conditioners in reps chamber. Source: Goggle The house of representatives had to hurry through Tuesday plenary as lawmakers complained of heat during Tuesday’s session. However, the speaker had announced that the House will commence debates on the 2022 budget on Wednesday till Thursday when the House will adjourn for budget defence.
A group of opposition political parties, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly. The call was made through the spokesperson of the Coalition, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at a press conference.
MASSOB which is a group movement trying to facilitate the emergence of the republic of Biafra has recently condemned the statement made by Femi Gbajabiamila who is the speaker of the house of representatives. Do recall that the speaker had earlier made comparisons between IPOB and Oduduwa republic with Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorist group.
Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has now likened members of different secessionist groups in the country to Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists, Daily Post reported. Photo Credit: Daily Post. Explaining why he likened agitators in the country to terrorists, Gbajabiamila stated that these secessionists do not have any tolerance for those whose views are different from theirs.
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila recently said the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu deserves to be reelected in the 2023 general election. Gbajabiamila praised the leadership style and competence of the governor. While speaking on Channels TV, the speaker said Sanwo-Olu has placed Lagos State on the path of development despite the state being struck by different crises in the past few years.
Today's Headlines: Joe Igbokwe Reacts To Fani-Kayode's Defection To APC, MASSOB Attacks Gbajabiamila
Joe Igbokwe reacts to Fani-Kayode's defection to APC Photo Credit: Daily Times Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has fumed over the reception accorded former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Fani-Kayode on Thursday defected to the ruling APC. He was welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja.
It has come to the attention of the Office of the Speaker, House of Representatives, that some media reports on Wednesday, September 15, claimed that the Speaker, in his welcome address to his colleagues at Wednesday's plenary, purportedly said IPOB and Yoruba nation agitators are the same with Boko haram.
Rivers State Congressman Chisom Dike left the People's Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress on Thursday. The President, Femi Gbajabiamila, read Dike's letter to the House during the plenary session. He said lawmakers cited, among other things, the split of the PDP as the reason for his defection.
The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has once again broken his silence. This time around, he likened the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra and the agitation for the self determination of the Yoruba Nation in the South-West of the Yoruba Nation in the South-West to those of the Boko Haram and the Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists group.
Today's headlines: IPOB not different from terrorists- Gbajabiamila, FG borrowed to uplift Nigerians-APC
Separatists wreaking havoc in South-West, South-East not different from terrorists. (photo credit: punch newspaper) Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated that there is no difference between the “separationists activists” in the South - West and South - East geopolitical zones in the country, and deadly Boko Haram terrorists.
Photo Credit: Google Gbajabiamila Slams IPOB, Yoruba Nation As Terrorist Photo Credit: People's Gazette House Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday condemned members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra and Yoruba Nation as terrorists seeking the destruction of the country’s economy. Mr Gbajabiamila’s comments during the House plenary on Wednesday came barely weeks after Peoples Gazette reported his acceptance of $2 million in cash bribes, alongside Senate President Ahmad Lawan who also accepted the same amount to force reduction of host communities entitlement to three per cent before passing the historic petroleum industry law.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has declared that secessionist groups in the Southern region are no different from Boko Haram and Islamic West African Province (ISWAP) insurgents operating in the North. Speaking at Wednesday's plenary of the Green Chamber, the Speaker described secessionist agitators in the South as miscreants masquerading as activists.
The Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the separatist groups in the southern part of Nigeria are not different from the Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents in northeastern region of the country. The Speaker said hoodlums who are disguising as separatist groups hardly have any tolerance for diverging opinions or views.
Speaker of the House of Representative, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has said the only way to run a country like Nigeria is on deficit and borrowing. Gbajabiamila said this on Channels Television progamme, Politics Today. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 asked the approval of the National Assembly to borrow another $4 billion ($4,054,476,863) and €710 million loan from bilateral and multilateral organisations to fund the deficit in the 2021 budget.
Gbajabiamila blow hot on separationist. IPOB, others should be treated like Boko Haram and ISWAP. The Honourable Speaker, Mr Gbajabiamila believed that the separationist in the south are not different from the deadliest Boko Haram and ISWAP in the north. Mr Gbajabiamila said the miscreants disguising as separatist groups have a low tolerance for dissenting opinions or views, thereby making them similar to the bloodthirsty groups in the northeast.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that all efforts must be made to articulate a political, economic, military and policing strategy to address both the manifestations and root causes of the emerging security threats in the country. Gbajabiamila noted with concern, how some "miscreants and criminals masquerading as separationist activists have emerged to wreak havoc, take lives and commit economic sabotage against fellow Nigerians and the state."
Separatist organizations in the south have been compared by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to insurgents in the northeast, Boko-Haram and ISWAP. Miscreants posing as separatist organizations, according to Mr Gbajabiamila, have a limited tolerance for differing thoughts or viewpoints, making them comparable to the murderous gangs in the northeast.
61st Independence: Nigeria is our only country, let us unite for peaceful coexistence - Gbajabiamila
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has called on Nigerians to be more united for the common purpose of building a country that meets the best expectations of all Nigerians, Newspremises reports. Citing the well-known aphorism, United We Stand and Divided We Fall, Gbajabiamila said unity is priceless, urging every Nigerian to drop their sentiments and work together for a better nation.