Tag: Speaker of the House of Representatives

“We have to create opportunities for women to thrive in politics” – Femi Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has advocated the inclusion of provisions in the country’s constitution to guarantee a “more equal” society where both men and women could contribute to development.He noted that doing so was the only way Nigeria could achieve the success it desired,[Read More…]

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila says Local Government administration should be responsible to ensure better quality of life for Nigerians

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has Wednesday , said that for leaders to deliver on the promise of democratic governance, the local government administration must be fixed to meet its expectations. Speaking at the 2021 General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria[Read More…]

PDP rejects former speaker Dogara, insists he is not part of the party

The People Democratic Party (PDP), Bauchi State has said that former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara is no longer a member of the party. The chapter’s Publicity Secretary, Yayanuwa Zainabari stated this at a session with journalists at the party secretariat, Bauchi. He said that the[Read More…]

Speaker Gbajabiamila assures of increased allocation to health sector

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the House is committed to increasing the allocation to the health sector with a view to improving the well-being of Nigerians. Speaking at a 2-day training organised for health workers by his office in Lagos State, the[Read More…]

Speaker Gabajabiamila, wants 18-team of Chinese medical doctors invited to Nigeria to be Quarantined for 14 days on their arrival

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gabajabiamila, yesterday asked the federal government to quarantine the invited 18-team of Chinese medical doctors for 14 days on their arrival. He said this in Abuja at a meeting between the leadership of the house and the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire[Read More…]

Fuel Subsidy Cannot Be Removed By Presidential Directive, Says Speaker Dogara

Mr Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, says any call for removal of petroleum subsidy can only be done through amendment of Price Control Act 1977. He said the amendment cannot be by presidential fiat or government policy. Dogara said this while addressing national executives of Independent Petroleum[Read More…]

Tambuwal Reacts To Withdrawal Of His Security Details, Says Its Unconstitutional

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, on Thursday accused the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, of breaching the 1999 Constitution by withdrawing the speaker’s police security personnel. In a statement issued  by his media aide Imam Imam, Tambuwal said the withdrawal is contrary to the[Read More…]

PDP Meeting With Principal Officers Of House Of Reps On Tambuwal

Following the announcement of the defection of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal to the All Progressives Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently meeting with the leadership of the federal house of representatives to determine his fate. According to Olisah Metuh, the national publicity secretary[Read More…]

Odimegwu Onwumere: Speaker Tambuwal And Political Buccaneers

Nigeria now looks like a place where suspects are sent to prison before they are convicted by any courts of competent jurisdiction. This is what many are doing to the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal. They would not want him to rest, with speculations that[Read More…]

Speaker Tambuwal Enjoins Nigerians To Reflect On Positive Tenets At Christmas

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has enjoined Nigerians to continue to reflect on the positive tenets that unite the nation and strengthen the polity. This is contained in a Christmas message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, and made[Read More…]