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Terrorism: Reps Lobbying US to throw out Pantami — Lawmaker

“From where I stand I believe the minister should resign, he will go, I don’t think he will stay beyond the end of this year. Now we are approaching America for help, will America tolerate such things, they will give you terms if they are going to come here

Lawmaker threatens Buhari’s impeachment if security resolution not acted on

“We have the power to impeach the President if he can no longer secure the lives and properties of Nigerians.”

Reps assure Nigerians of pay-per-view tariff implementation

a bill to compel service providers to implement pay-per-view has passed second reading in the house.

Courts remain shut as JUSUN strike continues, National Assembly plan talks with govs

“We want to appeal to (Nigeria) Governors’ Forum to engage with JUSUN and make sure that the constitution is complied with; to make sure that we have financial autonomy not only for the state legislatures but equally for the judiciary at the state level.”

Doctors’ strike: Reps summon Finance Minister, as Gbajabiamila visits hospitals

We will do everything we need to do to see how we can capture that. We are inviting the Finance Minister next week so that we can talk and see how, as best as we can, accommodate all these issues and cement the Memorandum of Action.’’

Insecurity: Reps want 18-year-old Nigerians, others to carry arms

The Bill sponsored by Rep. Adejoro Adeogun, states in section 2 subsection 3, that “Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1), a person shall be entitled to the grant of a license or permit under this Act if, at the time of application, the person: at least eighteen years of age”.

Reps ask fire service to install alerting systems in public buildings, markets to contain fire outbreaks

The resolution was reached at Wednesday plenary after the consideration of a motion titled “Curbing the Menace of Fire Outbreaks in Nigeria

Reps’ bill mandating presidential address on insecurity, economy, others underway

The President shall not later than six months from the date of enactment of the Appropriation Act by the National Assembly, address a joint session of the National Assembly on the State of the Nation.

House of Reps member, Hon. Onyejeocha pays 2021 WAEC fees of all public schools in her constituency (Photos)

“Having seen the power of Education, I have undertaken to bear the cost of WAEC FEES of all the Public Schools within Isuikwuato/ Umunneochi Federal Constituency.

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"

House of Representatives member, Salame kills suspected armed robber

“The Sokoto State Police Command is aware of the attempted armed robbery incident at Bado Quarters area of Sokoto, which was thwarted by the swift response of the joint metropolitan police patrol.”

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.

Reps seek short time frame for trials of criminal, civil cases

“In average, cases stay a minimum of five to 15 years before determination and judgment. The snail-like pace of justice delivery has caused great discomfort, inconveniences and hopelessness to litigants, investors and businesses.”

Apapa gridlock: Nigerian ports at risk of total collapse, House of Reps attacks Presidential Task Force

“So much anomalies were discovered that if not tackled headlong, the Nigerian ports are at the risk of imminent and total collapse.

Reps disown lawmaker’s call for Buhari’s impeachment

“Unfortunately, this call is not only illogical, it appears as a tool mischievously thrown up to disrupt the agenda of the coming visit with all it sets out to achieve in the spirit of nation-building which remains the mantra of the 9th Assembly and is considered a joint task.”

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Five APC Ward Chairmen in Benue defect to PDP with thousands of supporters

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Recruitment: NDLEA releases candidates list for final screening

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