Tag: House of Representatives Speaker

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila led House of representatives rejects motion to lift twitter ban

The joint committee mandated by the House of Representatives to investigate the ban placed on Twitter by the Federal Government has failed to recommend its lifting. The Committees on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values; Telecommunications; Information and Technology; Justice; and National Security and Intelligence had laid the report on[Read More…]

Breaking: House of representatives resume plenary Tuesday

The house of representatives has scheduled its resumption for Tuesday according to a statement issued Sunday evening and made available to NewsWireNGR. The lower legislative chamber had suspended plenary on March 24 when the country had 44 COVID-19 cases. But in a notice on Sunday, Patrick Giwa, clerk of the[Read More…]

APC Says Budget Padding Scandal Is A Family Affair

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it would not sanction House of Representatives Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, or Rep. Abdulmumuni Jibrin over allegations of budget padding in the lower chamber. Deputy National Chairman of the party, Mr Lawal Shuaibu, said this while briefing newsmen at the National Secretariat of the[Read More…]

US Issues Stern Warning, Says Evidence of Sexual Misconduct on Accused Lawmakers Will Be Damaging To Nigeria

The US Government says they would be “forced to release the evidence they have not to Nigeria but to the entire world and that will be very damaging not only to the legislators themselves but to the image of the country.” The United States is sending a stern warning to[Read More…]