APC Governors Forum Threaten Sanctions On Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders Aiding Terrorism The forum of all progressive governors in Nigeria has called for strict sanctions on all erring traditional rulers, religious leaders, and security agents who in one way or the other, aid crime and terrorism in their domains. This position was revealed by the Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukeman. The PGF is the forum of Nigerian governors under the platform of the ruling All
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Reps Tackles Buhari.The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give the order for security agents to shoot non-security personnel armed with AK-47 rifles himself.
1) Reps ask Nigerian govt to extend NIN/SIM card deadline to January The House of Representatives has kicked against the deadline the Federal Government gave telecommunication firms to link Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards to National Identity Number (NIN). The House said that instead of the December 30, 2020 deadline the federal government should extend the deadline till January 28, 2020. The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) had on Tuesday ordered mobile telecommunication operators to block
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila, has recently affirmed that the State House of Assembly should not be held responsible for the delayed autonomy and development of the Local Government Areas in Nigeria.The Speaker noted his opinions at a Leadership training conducted at Abuja and organised by Hon.
The security issue in the country is apparently getting out of hand and measures are being taken to curb it and make the country as peaceful as possible.
NCDC Reports 708 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Thursday night confirmed seven hundred and eight new cases of COVID-19 disease in Nigeria.
February 18, 2021 Press Statement Elumelu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lifted the suspension placed on seven of its members in the House of Representatives.The members are Hon.Ndudi Elumelu, Hon.Wole Oke, Hon.Lynda Ikpeazu, Hon.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday said that the acknowledgment of self-rule of the neighborhood government boards was dependant on individuals.He expressed this in Abuja on Monday at a two-day limit preparing for the recently chose councilors and nearby government committee directors from Aniocha/Oshimili bureaucratic supporters of Delta State.
After NCC ordered MTN, GLO, 9MOBILE, AIRTEL to block SIM without NIN, House of Reps has taken action
The House of Representatives on Wednesday has come to the rescue of Nigerians after the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) said that any sim card without the National Identity Card Number to be blocked by network providers. The NCC had given only two weeks ultimatum to Nigerians to make sure that they register their lines with proper identification or see their lines blocked. But the House has spoken in defense of Nigerians saying that the two weeks is too short as it will lead to more confusion and crisis.
The House of Representative has asked the National Communication Commission (NCC) to extend the deadline for the binding of National Identification number to sim card to 10 weeks prior to the two weeks earlier announced. The decision was taken on Wednesday during the plenary section of the house, stating that the two weeks given by NCC to sim card holders was not enough. According to the House Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who moved the motion for public urgent demands of more time. Adopting the motion, the
The House of Representatives has requested the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to extend the deadline for the presentation of the National Identification Number(NIN) by telecommunication service subscribers to 10 weeks. At the full session on Wednesday,the House declared that the 2 weeks grace given to SIM card users by the NCC to provide their NIN to service providers as totally faulty. Ndudi Elumelu who is the Minority Leader had presented a proposal of public importance to ask for more time. Embracing
Good News, Reps Order NCC To Extend Sim Registration Deadline. Checkout The New Deadline. Recall that Nigeria Communication Commission(NCC) during their recent meeting with the key stakeholders in communication gave two weeks Ultimatum for sim card subscribers to update their sim registration using National Identity Number(NIN). This directive has gathered lots of reactions from many Nigerians. Many kicked against it and gave their opinions on why the NCC should not impose such order at this time many Christians
The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presided on the plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Monday, December 21st, 2020. After leading the opening prayer and the National Pledge, the Speaker examined and approved the second votes and proceedings for Thursday, December 17th, 2020 __________ MOTIONS OF URGENT PUBLIC IMPORTANCE 1. Rep. Ndudi Elumelu moved a motion on the need to investigate an abandoned railway contract and it was seconded by Rep. Toby Okechukwu. Rep. Ndudi called
On Thursday, March 11, 2021, the presidency of the federal Republic of Nigeria released a video showing the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) under the Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy has directed the Telecommunication Companies (MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9ja) to block all SIM cards that weren't registered using the National Identification Number (NIN). The NCC has issued a warning that SIM cards not linked to NIN issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) would be blocked from December 30th, 2020. The motion was moved by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives,
The House of Representative has asked the NCC,to postpone the deadline of NIN/Sim card registration to the 28th February 2021 The Minority Leader,Ndudi Elumelu has moved a motion of public importance on Wednesday,during plenary. The Nigerian Communication Commission has given two week deadline that will expire on 31st December,for subscribers to link their National Identification Number to their sim card or risk disconnection. The House Adapted the motion urging the Commission to avoid panic especially with
The House of Representatives passed a law amending the constitution to set an age limit for some polling stations. The bill sought to limit it to 70 years for all candidates for the presidency and 65 years for the National Assembly. The bill was sponsored by Bede Eke from the state of Imo. However, members of the House rejected the bill before the sponsor could even discuss the bill. It took the intervention of speaker Femi Gbayabiamil for the hearing to be allowed. Leading the debate, Eke said the bill intends
Reps ask NCC to extend deadline for NIN update on SIM registration. Checkout the new deadline Greetings great people of Nigeria, I want to update you about Sim reregistration by the NCC. The Nigeria house of representatives urge the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to increase the deadline for NIN update on sim card reregistration from two weeks to 10 weeks. The house of representatives had this meeting on Wednesday and they deliberate that the two weeks given by Nigerians to re-register their sim
The House of Representatives has asked the National Communication Commission to extend the December 31st deadline it gave to Sim card owners to submit their National Identity Number(NIN) to their network providers to prevent being blocked. This motion was moved by The House Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu on Wednesday during Plenary. According to Elumelu two weeks is too short for over 200million individuals to conclude the process. The house of course agrees and lauds the decision of the NCC on the idea of the
#ENDSARS: How protests led to NIN requirement for SIM registration Recall that some few days ago, the National Communications Commission (NCC) had told all SIM card users to go register their SIM cards with the NIN numbers. This NIN (National Identification Number) must have been issued out by the NIMC (National Identity Management Commission). The NCC had also threatened that the SIM cards of those who fail to link their cards with their NIN numbers would be blocked. This sparked a lot of reactions from the