Former speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na'abba, has expressed the reason why the north is not in support of power rotation. The former leader of the green chamber, expressed his views during an interaction with Trust TV. He reasoned that the performance of the President Muhammadu Buhari led APC government is the reason behind the position taking by the north.
Due to the various atrocities perpetrated by bandits, there have been calls from different individuals and bodies to declare bandits as terrorists so that, the Nigerian military can be permitted to kill them without any consequences in the international law. Image Credit: Daily Post. Examples of those who are in support of the motion that bandits should be declared as terrorists are, Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state, the National Assembly and the House of Representatives.
The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro, condemns, in strong terms, the abduction of Benue-borne journalist, Mr Tordue Salem, in Abuja. Mr Salem, a Vanguard Reporter covering the House of Representatives has been missing since on Wednesday, 13th October.
A few days ago, President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2022 Budget to the National Assembly, the budget has even scaled 2nd reading in the House of Representatives. The budget contains an estimated amount of money the government will need to expend in 2022. In the history of Nigeria, the amount presented by President Muhammadu Buhari for 2022 has never been presented before, a bogus N16.39 Trillion budget which its larger potion will be serviced by loan.
There have been a lot of controversies ahead of the 2023 presidential election as different zones agitate to produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo credit: Premium Times The southern Nigeria had demanded for the zoning of presidential position to the their region after the two-term tenure of Presidential Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Five Points Raised By Sheikh Gumi As He Says 'Nigeria Will End' If Bandits Are Declared As Terrorists
As insecurity and its agents continue to threaten both the integrity and unity of NigerIa, especially in recent times, there have been calls by members of the public to declare bandits as terrorists like the Boko Haram/ISWAP members. This is due to the fact that they (bandits) do not only tread along the same path as the latter; but with the magnitude of evil they now orchestrate, it is no longer clear which of the two groups of criminals is presently more terrifying.
Ayedaade/Irewole/Isokan Federal Consistuency of Osun State is a unique one among the 360 Federal Consistuencies in Nigeria, Since 1999 when Nigeria returned to Democratic Rule, It is yet to produce a Male Representative. Below is a list of Three Female Lawmakers who have represented the Consistency in the last 22years.
After all the clamouring for modern technologies to be incorporated into the electioneering process, especially in the transmission of results, the house of representatives and the senate has now agreed on it. This implies, results will be sent electronically and not transported by INEC officials. (www.inecnigeria.org)
Many people in the northern region of the country have described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as a waste, which they claim has not helped those in the zone. Ghali Umar Na’Abba, a former speaker of the House of Representatives, made the disclosure during an interview on Daily Trust TV.
House of Representatives has proposed a new way to prosecute electoral offenders. The lawmakers want a special commission that will be handling electoral offenses in the country. Photo credit: Vanguard According to a report by the Vanguard Newspaper, the House of Representatives will be considering the proposed law that will set up Special Commission for prosecuting electoral offenders which will take effect from the 2023 elections.
The embattled former member of the House of Representatives and former senator of the Federal republic of Nigeria, Senator Dino Melaye who recently finished a master's degree has also graduate with another degree at the Baze University in Abuja. In the past few months, The former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye revealed that studied at Baze University, Abuja.
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.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Boluwaduro/Ifedayo/Ila Federal Constituency on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State, Fakeye Olufemi is insisting that small and medium-scale businesses such as carpenters and taxi drivers must be made to pay income tax. Fakeye made this statement as the House debated on the 2022 budget in its plenary session on Wednesday, October 13.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has felicitated Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi on his victory as the fresh chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. This report was released by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Reps pass 2022 budget for second reading The House of Representatives has passed for second reading the 2022 Appropriation Bill after a two-day debate on the general principles of the national budget. The lawmakers had taken turns to criticise the internal and external borrowings by the Federal Government, the huge budget deficit and failure by the ministries, departments and agencies to generate adequate revenue to finance the budget, among other issues.
House of Representatives Speaker, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, that he would reach his political destination. He said this at an event held in honour of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, in Lagos State.
Olufemi Fakeye, a member of the House of Representatives, has urged the federal government to tax self-employed Nigerians, claiming that they earn a lot of money and that taxing them would help the government raise cash. Fakeye remarked this during a plenary session on the floor of the house while speaking on the 2022 budget.
Fakeye Olufemi, a member of the House of Representatives, believes that self-employed small business owners and artisans, such as carpenters and taxi drivers, should be taxed. On Wednesday, October 13, Fakeye, who represents the Boluwaduro/Ifedayo/Ila federal constituency in Osun state in the house, said this while contributing to the 2022 budget debate during plenary session.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Kabiru Gaya has revealed the Reason behind the mandatory adoption of Direct Primaries by Political Parties in Nigeria. Photo Credit: Facebook Speaking on Tuesday during the "Politics Today Programme" hosted by Channels Television, He said the decision to include the direct primaries is not to revolt against the governors but to protect the federal lawmakers from their interference.
A member of the House of Representatives, Olufemi Fakeye, has advised the Federal Government to begin to tax self-employed Nigerians because, according to him, they earn lots of money. He made this known on Wednesday, October 13,2021, while commenting on the 2022 budget, stressing that it would help the Federal Government of Nigeria boost its revenue.