Posts Tagged ‘Federal House of Representatives’

House Of Reps Reject Bill Seeking Six-Year Single Tenure For President And Governors

The Nigerian house of representatives has rejected a bill seeking to provide for a single term of six years for the president and governors. The constitutional amendment bill seeks to also provide for an unlimited tenure of six years for members of the national assembly and state houses of assembly. The bill, sponsored by John […]

Former House of Rep member, Tony Okey is dead

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the death of a former member of the House, Rep. Tony Okey. Gbajabiamila, who made the announcement on Wednesday at the plenary, said that the late Okey was a member of the Fourth National Assembly. NAN reports that the Speaker said that […]

Four aspirants step down for Gbajabiamila in House speakership race

A leading aspirant for the speakership of the House of Representatives, Mrs Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, has stepped down for Mr Femi Gbajabiamila. Gbajabiamila is the preferred choice of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the post. The director-general of the Gbajabiamila/Idris Wase campaign, Dr Abdulmumini Jibrin made this known at a parley between Gbajabiamila and scores […]

Gov. Ajimobi reacts to allegations on masterminding the release Reps member’s killer

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has denied obstructing or manipulating investigation into the murder of Olatoye Temitope popularly called Sugar, who represented Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency in the House of Representatives. DAILY POST recalls that the late lawmaker’s elder brother, Olajide Olatoye, had on Thursday accused Governor Ajimobi and the Oyo State Assembly of facilitating […]

Top contender for Reps Speaker, Bago dares @OfficialAPCNg, vows to defeat @femigbaja

A top All Progressives Congress, APC, contender in the race for the office of Speaker of the incoming National Assembly, Rep. Umar Bago, has said he remains undaunted in his quest to emerge victorious despite his party’s preference of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaking with selected journalists yesterday in Abuja, Bago, said only some persons in […]

House Demands full disclosure of DFI Funds received by FG

The House of Rep­resentatives yes­terday demanded full disclosure of funds received by the Devel­opment Finance Insti­tutions (DFIs) from the federal government in line with the principle of accountability. An ad-hoc committee of the House made this de­mand yesterday at an in­vestigative hearing at the National Assembly. The Committee Chairman, Hon Emeka Anohu (Anambra), however, adjourned […]