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Reps consider decentralizing minimum wage

"The problem is that some states set the wrong priorities. If this bill goes to the committee, some of us will follow it there to make sure that it does not succeed"

SERAP urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila to probe missing ₦4.4bn NASS funds

The National Assembly Budget and Research Office reportedly spent N66,303,411.70 as out-of-pocket expenses without any documents. The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies paid N246,256,060.51 by cheques, despite the prohibition of payments by cheque by the Federal Government, except in extreme cases, and contrary to Financial Regulation 631.”

New Year: 2021 will be better — Gbajabiamila

“It is my hope and prayer that the year 2021 will be better than all the preceding years of our nation’s history.

Breaking: Buhari will honor Reps call – Gbajabiamila

He stated that the president is more concerned than most on the insecurity of the nation and will speak to the Nigerian people through their representatives soon.

FCT vendor awaiting resumption in ministry before he was shot dead– Colleague

He just got employment as a civil servant in the Federal Ministry of Labour (Employment and Productivity); he was waiting for capturing before he was gunned down by a trigger-happy personnel.”

How my security guard mistakenly shot a vendor – Gbajabiamila

“A horrible incident has taken place. This evening as I left the national assembly, I stopped as usual to exchange pleasantries with the newspaper vendors at the corner. Many of them have known me since I first moved to Abuja and it was a friendly exchange.

Water Resources Bill: Minister in secret meeting with Reps, attacks critics

“When I hear people say ‘throw away that bill’, I say ‘if only they knew…if you throw away this bill…if only you knew what is going on.’ We have even had a meeting with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and their attorneys general are looking at it.

Nigeria struggling to survive — we can no longer pretend – Gbajabiamila

“Recent global developments have exposed all our systemic weaknesses so that we can no longer pretend to ourselves that things are on an even keel and slow progress is enough to get us to where we ought to be yet are still so far away from.

Gbajabiamila offers NLC palliatives to avert strike

You know, you cannot go on strike at this time, if you go on strike, the people you think you are protecting will be at the receiving end, we share your philosophy regarding workers’ rights.

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila for concealing reports on corruption probe

The outcomes and reports of the public hearings and corruption probes have remained secret and the allegations unresolved

NDDC Probe: PDP Reps split over alleged cover-up by Gbajabiamila

A member of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Caucus of the House of Representatives, Rep. Nnolim Nnaji, has distanced himself from...

Gbajabiamila gives Akpabio 48 hours to name lawmakers who received NDDC contracts

Akpabio had said before a House committee on Monday said that 60 per cent of the contracts awarded by the NDDC was given to lawmakers.

Gbajabiamila intervenes in planned strike by resident doctors

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over its planned...

‘Coronavirus has exposed Nigeria’s poor healthcare system’ – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has stated that Nigeria’s poor healthcare system has been exposed due to its...

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Resident doctors suspend strike

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.