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Reps panel recommends acquisition of new aircraft for Tinubu, Shettima

The house of representatives committee on national security and intelligence has asked the federal government to purchase new aircraft for President Bola Tinubu and Vice-President Kashim Shettima. The committee’s recommendation is contained in a report released after its investigation on…

Reps ask CBN to probe Heritage Bank management

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, waded into the crisis rocking Heritage Bank Plc, which prompted the Central Bank of Nigeria to withdraw the bank’s operating licence recently. The apex bank had on June 3, 2024, in a statement signed…

JUST IN: Reps Seek Six-Year Single Term For President, Governors

A group of members of the House of Representatives under the aegis of ‘Reform Minded Lawmakers’ has called for a single term of six years for President and Governors among other electoral reforms as contained in various bills presented before…

Senate, Reps to hold joint sitting today

Barring the unforeseen, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will attend a joint sitting of the Senate and House of Representatives in Abuja. The session at House of Representatives Chamber in the National Assembly is to mark 25 years of unbroken democracy….

Breaking: House Of Reps Passes Bill To Revert To Old National Anthem

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to revert to the old national anthem “Nigeria, We Hail Thee”. The bill was quickly passed through first second and third reading within minutes. The lead debate for a return to the…

Reps move to raise retirement age of police officers to 65

A bill seeking to raise the retirement age of members of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has scaled second reading in the house of representatives. Tajudeen Abbas, speaker of the house, and Abubakar Yalleman from Jigawa, sponsored the bill which…

House of Reps summon Festus Keyamo

The House of Representatives on Tuesday called for a comprehensive audit of personnel to enhance the accountability and competence of the nation’s airports. The lawmakers also asked the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, and heads of relevant…

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Reps summon agric, blue economy ministers, allege fraudulent concessions

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Blue Economy Gboyega Oyetola, and his transportation counterpart, Saidu Alkali, over alleged fraudulent concession of some ports’ infrastructure. Also invited for questioning are the Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority, Mohammed Koko,…

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House constitutes 23-man committee on Oronsaye report

The House of Representatives on Thursday constituted a 23 man committee to study the proposed restructuring of Federal Government agencies in line with the Stephen Oronsaye report. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had ordered the full implementation of the report, which…

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Just In: Kayode-Laguda gets APC ticket to fill Gbajabiamila’s rep seat

Financial expert and public servant, Fuad Kayode-Laguda, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Surulere 1 Constituency House of Representatives by-election. Kayode-Laguda emerged as the candidate by winning the party’s primary election held on Saturday…