In 1999, Nigeria returned to Democratic Rule, Since that time, Participation of Youths in Politics has increased Rapidly. Today, We have several Lawmakers in the National Assembly who are currently in their Thirties and Forties. Below is a List of the Top Four Youngest Lawmakers in the House of Representatives.
Media Bodies Speaks To Reps. Photo Credit: Punch The Nigerian Press Organisation, which comprises the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Union of Journalists, has called on the House of Representatives to step down a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act, noting that it is still a subject of litigation the Supreme Court.
1. Otunba Adewunmi Onanuga Otunba Adewunmi Onanuga, popularly known as Yomi Onanuga (born December 2, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur who is a member of the Nigerian 9th National Assembly. In 2019, she contested and won election for member, House of Representatives, representing Ikenne/ Sagamu/ Remo North Federal Constituency in Ogun state under the platform of the APC.
Representative Onofiok Luke has restated his belief in the unity of Nigeria but said it must be founded on “justice, equity and true federalism”. “I am happy that the people of the South-East had a meeting with representatives of the federal government,” said the 43-year-old representing Etinan/ Nsit Ibom/ Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom, in the House of Representatives.
Politicians have begun strategizing to battle each other for the Oyo North Senatorial District as the 2023 General Elections draw closer by the day. Below are the names of the top four contenders to watch. 1.Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, (APC) Buhari, 55, is the incumbent Senator in the National Assembly, representing the Oyo North Senatorial District.
Ortom declares Thursday, Friday in June, July as work-free day for civil servants Photo Credit: Daily Post Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has approved Thursday and Friday in the month of June and July 2021 as work-free days to enable civil servants in the state to engage themselves in farming activities.
Popular and beautiful Nigerian actress, Regina Daniels has ceased the day to adorn her husband and the father of her son, Ned Nwoko as the world celebrates father's day. She took to her official Instagram handle just a few minutes ago to share video of her husband and children at a swimming pool.
Today's Headlines: Gbajabimila Calls For Dialogue Among Nigerians, "Nnamdi Kanu Is A Criminal"-Asari
Gbajabimila calls for dialogue among Nigerians Photo credit: Leadership News Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said dialogue remains key in resolving all challenges facing the country. He thereby called for more discussions among the citizens. The speaker, who said that every democracy has its peculiarities, noted that despite the challenges faced in the country, there is no question about the appropriateness of democracy in every society in today’s world.
Recently, the Federal Government has been making efforts to see that they try their best to regulate Social and Online Media. The Federal Government believes that social media poses a threat to national security and unity if it's not regulated, so they have to ensure that they look for ways to govern it so it doesn't cause harm to the country.
source/photo credit: Sahara reporters On Tuesday, the Chief of the Army Staff, Maj Gen Farouk Yahaya, while speaking to the House of Representatives joint committee on defence and army, stated that he can improve insecurity in the country with the experience he had gathered from war and peace-keeping in Liberia.
Today's Headlines: Lai Speaks On Regulating Social Media, Dangote Cement Boosts Africa Economic Devt
Lai Speaks On Regulating Social Media.Photo Credit: The Guardian Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has restated the need for the country to regulate the social media. He disclosed this at the House of Representatives during a public hearing organised by the Mr. Odebunmi Dokun-led committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values, saying it would be in the best interest of the citizenry to monitor social media contents.
The newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Farouk Yahaya has revealed that he has a strong strategy to fight insurgency in Nigeria. He said the fight against terrorism in the country is not a personal battle and it can not be done by the Nigerian soldier alone.
According to the House of Representatives' Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All Recovered Looted Movable and Immovable Assets from 2002 to 2020 by Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria for Effective Efficient Management and Utilisation, the committee is at a loss as to how to resolve a brewing crisis between the Efcc and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.
The House of Representatives Special Committee for the review of the constitution has been called upon by the governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu to put in place sustainable measures that will kickstart the commencement of the processes of restructuring the nation wherein more powers will be devolved to states with respect to security arrangements.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Ngaski/Shanga/Yauri Federal Constituency of Kebbi State, Hon. Yusuf Sununu told journalists that bandits warned Birnin Yauri community that they would back few days before they invaded Federal Government College and abducted several female students, the vice principal and teachers.
Ned Nwoko, a former legislator in the House of Representatives, said what has happened in this country over the past two years has led to uncertainty about holding a general election in 2023. Nwoko, who spoke Saturday at the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Abuja Council, demonstrates, however, that as an idealist and loyal supporter of a united Nigeria, those clamours for disintegration and local authorities were political.
A. Senator John Owan Enoh (APC): Senator Enoh ran for governor as an APC candidate in the state's 2019 gubernatorial election. Between 2003 and 2015, he represented Etung Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, and from 2015 to 2019, he represented Cross-River Central Senatorial District in the Senate.
Following the ban of Twitter in Nigeria over a few weeks ago, the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have raised questions and requested the ban to be reversed. However, the spokesman to the President, Garba Shehu, said the opposition party is sad over the situation because it has affected their ability to spread fake lies.
Betty Jocelyne Okagua Apiafi was born on February 19, 1962, and is a Nigerian politician, economist, retired banker, and educationist. Apiafi was elected to represent the Rivers West Senatorial District in Nigeria's Senate in 2019. Since 2007, she has also represented the Abua/Odual-Ahoada East Federal Constituency in the Rivers State House of Representatives.
The Federal Government has encouraged Nigeria's House of Representatives to pass legislation governing internet broadcasting and social media, including Twitter, which the country just outlawed. The government also wants the National Broadcasting Commission to have the authority to control satellite and cable television service providers' prices, rates, and tariffs.