A bill is presently pending before the green chamber (House of Representatives).The bill is seeking to force the Nigerian Army and other para military agencies to allow female military officers and other officers to wear hijab.
The inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu has stated that the greatest problem the Nigerian police force is facing is the lack of trust by the members of the public. The IGP who was represented by DIG Olushola Oyebande made this known while giving his speech at the Public Policy Dialogue on “Policing and Human Rights In Nigeria”, an event organised by the House Committee on monitoring and implementation of the legislative agenda chaired by Hon. Henry Nwawuba. He said that the major problem the police
Delta State House of Assembly today Tuesday, 21st September, 2021 passed the anti- open grazing bill which prohibits open- grazing of livestocks in the state. During the Delta State Assembly plenary today, the anti-open grazing bill was adopted as the chamber’s majority leader, Hon.
The 8th Kwara state house of Assembly ably led by Dr Ali Ahmad has responded to an articles released by Kwara state house of Assembly in defence of the purported #35billion loan request which was allegedly approved by the house same day the document was sent by the executive arm of government . The 8th Assembly reactions was contained in a statement signed by the Chairman, House Committee on information, 8th Kwara Assembly, Honorable Abdulrafiu Abdulrahman and made available to journalist on Friday in Ilorin,
Photo credit: Google and Instagram The members of House of representatives uncovered yesterday, 12th November, 2020 a worker in the Bureau of Public Procurement who was said to have been born in 1996 but miraculously employed in 1992. What a wonderful God? It was Mr Nicholas Ossai, a member of House committee who called the attention of the lawmakers to what he discovered on the bureau nominal's roll. He further asked the Director-General of Bureau of public procurement to explain the abnormalities. This happened
After a series of attacks by gunmen in various communities in Plateau state, resulting in the death of many people and the destruction of property, the State Assembly has called on residents to defend themselves. The House of Representatives also gave Governor Simon Lalong two weeks to resolve the State's security challenges.
The 7th Legislative Council Celebrates one of Her Principal Officer (Hon. Owoikana Ekanem) as He fulfills His Traditional Marital Rights. The 7th Legislative Council, Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area celebrates one of Her Principal Officers Hon. Owoikana Ekanem as He fulfilled the Traditional Marital rights to His beloved wife Miss Patience Udo Ibanga on the 27th May, 2021.
The Federal government of Nigeria has insisted that social Networks should be regulated to checkmate fake news being spread around. The Minister of Information and Culture in Nigeria, Lai Mohammed, made the remark while referring to the "End SARS" protests across the Nation. Lai Mohammed Speaking when he appeared before the House Committee for information, National Ethics and Values to defend Next year proposed budget of his ministry, He warned that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpower if the issue of fake
The Speaker of Kebbi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumeen Kamba and the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro, have been impeached. Alhaji Muhammad Tukur, Chairman, House Committee on Information and Culture, announced the impeachment shortly after closed door plenary on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
Two members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly has been suspended pending the House investigation on the allegations of involving in banditry levelled against them. According to Channels Television, the two house of assembly members, Yusuf Anka and Ibrahim Bakara were alleged of involving in banditry.
The speaker for Kebbi State House of Assembly, Ismail Abdulimuminu Kamba has been impeached from his position, though, what Abdulimuminu Kamba did has not been disclosed to the general public but a source reported that he was impeached due to irregularities to follow a due process. Photo credit: Twitter
Good News As Reps Passes 2021 Budget, Checkout The New Amount Added To The Previous 13bn An online publication made by Punch Newspaper about few minutes ago says, the Nigerian House of representatives has finally passed the 2021 appropriation bill and not only that but has raised the estimates of the budget by 500bn. The proposed budget was was said to be previously estimated at N13.08tn but N500bn has been raised on top of it to make the total estimate at N13, 588,027,886,175 naira. See Punch newspaper tweet
A biil that will allow for creation of State Police has passed second reading in the House Of Representatives. The bill sponsored by Hon. Onofiok Luke, House Committee Chairman on Judiciary, said in his explanatory note that "the bill seeks to alter the constitution to provide for State Police and other State government security services to enhance security and preservation of lives and properties in Nigeria."
House Committee Chairman on NDDC, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo has reiterated the repositioning of the commission for effective performance in all its components states in the country. This was stated by the Lawmaker during the oversight tour at the headquarter of the Nigwr Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, 12th February 2021. The Lawmaker stated that the NDDC being a window of opportunity for transformation of the Niger Delta area can serve as the agent to catalyze regional
Report made by the PUNCH, says the House of Representatives has expressed that the National Assembly lacks fund to function efficiently and effectively as a national parliament.
The 13 Local Government and Local Council Development Area suspended Chairmen have on Thursday been reinstated by the Oyo State House of Assembly. The announcement was made after the House Committee Chairman on Local Government and Chieftancy matters, Hon. Olusegun Popoola have presented a report. It could be recalled that the Oyo State House of Assembly have on November 3rd announced the suspension of the 13 chairmen. A letter have earlier been written to the house by the Oyo State Forum of Caretaker Chairmen
The speaker of Kebbi House of Assembly Ismail Abdulimuminu Kamba has been impeached. The House Committee Chairman on information Mohammed Tukur Shanga disclosed Kamba's impeachment to journalists at The House of Assembly complex on Tuesday. He said that impeachment has become necessary due to the irregularities to and failure to follow the due process.
Lawmakers To Summon Customs Boss Over Non- Recruitment Of StaffThe Nigerian Lawmakers have collectively agreed to summon Col.Hameed Ali (retired), the CG of Customs to explain why the agency has not recruits staff for the past 17 years. The house made the decision after thorough investigation by the House Committee on Customs and Excise.The committee visited most of the Customs formations across the country and discovered senior staff were doing most of the jobs.This is as a result of inadequate junior officers.
After Weeks Of EndSARS Protest IGP, House Committee On Police Affairs Meet On Ongoing Police Reforms
After weeks of EndSARS protest IGP, House Committee On Police Affairs Meet On Ongoing Police Reforms The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni on Friday, 23rd October, received the Honourable Members, House Committee on Police Affairs at the Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, to discuss the ongoing Police reforms. The Committee, under the leadership of Honourable Usman Bello Kumo, the Chairman was at Police Force Headquarters, as part of the oversight functions of the House of Representatives,
The Benue State House of Assembly on Friday December 18, 2020 passed into law the 2021 Financing, Recurrent and Capital Expenditure Appropriation Bills. It would be recalled that during the passage of the 2020 Supplementary Financing and Appropriation Bills on December 10th, the Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation and Member Representing Ogbadibo State Constituency, Hon. Enemari Patrick Peter promised to lay the report of the 2021 Appropriation Bills before the House in a matter of days. In presenting