Tag: Femi Gbajabiamila

Nigerians criticise Gbajabiamila for joining a #TwitterSpaces Conversation

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila attracted criticism on Sunday after he defied the ongoing Twitter Ban by the Nigerian Government to join a Twitter spaces conversation on Sunday.  The Nigerian government had on June 5 announced the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria.  Following the ban, government[Read More…]

Effective leadership recruitment, key to APC’s survival – Gbajabiamila

For the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the progressive movement to survive in Nigeria, there must be a deliberate and effective system of leadership recruitment to identify and prepare people, especially the youth, to occupy the important offices of party and government, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep.[Read More…]

‘We would present our report to President Buhari for implementation’ – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the report of a security summit organised by the House will soon be ready for presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari. The Speaker, in a remark on Saturday at the end of the security summit, said the quality of inputs[Read More…]

SERAP Claims N4.1 billion budgeted for the National Assembly is missing

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies fresh allegations that N4.1 billion of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing,[Read More…]

House of Reps makes u-turn, promises to hear motion for Pantami’s resignation

The House of Representatives said it will hear the motion of Minority Leader Ndudi Elumelu for resignation of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, when it is properly presented before it. Pantami is currently facing scrutiny over his past utterances in support of terrorist groups such Al-Qaeda[Read More…]

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over ‘missing N4.4bn NASS funds’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over “their failure to probe, and to refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4bn of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is[Read More…]

“This is a very difficult time for me” – Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, met with members of the Newspapers Vendors Association

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday met with members of the Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association (ANDA) and the Newspapers Vendors Association, Abuja (NVAA) to condole with them over the death of their colleague, Ifeanyi Okereke. Okereke was shot by a member of Gbajabiamila’s security detail[Read More…]

State Security Service detains officer who shot dead a newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke

The State Security Service (SSS) has detained its officer who shot dead a newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, in Abuja. Newspapers vendors in the Federal Capital Territory on Friday protested the killing of their colleagues, Ifeanyi Elechi, who was shot dead on Thursday by a security aide to the Speaker, House[Read More…]

Breaking: Speaker Gbajabiamila reveals Identity of officer who killed Abuja Newspaper Vendor

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed the identity of his security aide who allegedly shot dead a newspaper vendor on Thursday in Abuja. Gbajabiamila, who said the incident had left him “deeply shaken”, gave the name of the officer as Abdullahi M. Hassan. The Speaker[Read More…]

Newspapers vendors protest colleague’s killing by Speaker Gbajabiamila’s aide

Newspapers vendors in the Federal Capital Territory on Friday protested the killing of their colleagues, Ifeanyi Elechi, who was shot dead on Thursday by a security aide to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The vendors who were carrying placards, demanded justice, insisting that the errant operative who is[Read More…]