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Ex-Reps Speaker Dimeji Bankole Marries Kebbi Gov’s daughter Friday

2 weeks ago Dammylink 0
A former House of Representatives Speaker Dimeji Bankole will on Friday 15 January tie the nuptial knot with Miss Aisha Shinkafi Saidu, daughter of Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu. Bankole, who divorced his first wife in 2017, has been a much sought -after bachelor in the circle of eligible spinsters within and outside Nigeria. Friday’s marriage Read More

Reps Denies Apologizing To Buhari Over Invitation To National Assembly

4 weeks ago Dammylink 0
House of Representatives has denied a certain sectional of the media report that it had apologized to President Muhammadu Buhari for inviting him to brief it on the escalating security situation in the country. It will be recalled that the House had on December 1, 2020, through a motion collectively sponsored by all the Borno Read More

BREAKING: Reps Reject Castration As Punishment For Rapists

8 months ago Victor Adeola 0
The House of Representatives has voted against a prayer seeking to recommend castration for rapists. The House, at the plenary on Thursday, considered and adopted a motion on the rising cases of sexual violence in Nigeria. A member, Mr James Faleke, had recommended that persons found guilty of rape should be castrated. Just before the Read More

Rep Member Tunji-Ojo Appoints 221 Additional Aides

1 year ago Ogunsuyi Roland 0
The member representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency of Ondo State at the House of Representatives, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, popularly called BTO, has announced the appointment of 220 persons as Special Advisers, Special Assistants and Personal Assistants. The announcement was contained in a release made available by his Special Adviser on New Media, Alao Read More

Reps Raise 2020 Budget To N10.6 Trillion From N10.33 Trillion

1 year ago Fashanu 0
According to Punch Metro, the House of Representatives has raised the 2020 Appropriation Bill from N10.33 trillion to about N10.6 trillion. The new figure has been proposed by the House Committee on Finance, which is scheduled to lay its report on the national budget at the plenary today (Wednesday). The committee has recommended a total Read More

Another Ex-Reps Member Dumps PDP In Kogi

1 year ago ezekiel 0
A former member of the National Assembly that represented the Yagba Federal Constituency at the lower chamber, Hon. Karimi Sunday Steve, has withdrawn his membership from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Hon. Karimi, a member of the House of Representatives between 2011 and 2019, has however not indicated what party he will be pitching tent Read More

Reps Propose N500k Fine, 2-Year Jail For Illegal Foreign Employer, Worker

1 year ago Femi Olasunkanmi 0
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the bill which seeks to impose fine of N500,000 and 2 years imprisonment for illegal immigrant under the proposed Labour Act which passed through Third Reading. According to the Explanatory Memorandum of the bill sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the “bill Read More

UTME: Reps Reacts To ‘No NIN, No JAMB’ Policy

1 year ago abdul fathai 0
The House of Representatives has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to extend the use of compulsory National Identification Number (NIN) in the conduct of examinations till 2021. This followed a motion moved by Rep. Zainab Gimba (APC-Borno) under Matters of Urgent Public Importance at plenary presided over by the Speaker of the Read More

Reps Warn FG, Reject VAT 7.5% Increment

1 year ago adaku 0
The House of Representatives has criticised the plans by the Federal Government to increase the Value Added Tax from 5 per cent to 7 .5 per cent as being proposed in the Finance Act (Amendment) Bill . The bill is scheduled for the second reading at the House this week . According to the lawmakers Read More

BREAKING: Reps Sets To Stop Post JAMB

1 year ago abdul fathai 0
In a bid to justify JAMB examination as authentic and of high standard, House of Representatives on Wednesday during its plenary resolved to urge higher institutions in Nigeria to stop the post UTME/JAMB screening. The lawmakers said it will also mandate its committee on Tertiary Education and Services to call for a joint meeting of Read More