Tag Archives: House of Representatives

Group Rallies Support for Taraba Lawmaker Chede

The Taraba state chapter of the Northern Emancipation Network has passed a vote of confidence on Hon Garba Chede Hammanjulde representing Bali/Gassol federal constituency in the House of Representatives. In restating confidence on the Legislator, the Group called on the people of Bali/Gassol to continue to show support for their illustrious son and to shun those who are intent on ...

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Public Property Recovery: Reps Ad Hoc Committee Summons Accountant General, Auditor General, Budget Office and Others

The House of Representatives adhoc committee probing the legality and modus operandi of the special investigation panel for the recovery of public property has summoned the Accountant General, Auditor General and Budget office of the Federation to appear before it on Tuesday. The directive by chairman of the ad hoc committee, Mr. Ahman Pategi as concurred by other members on ...

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Reps Seeks More Serious Approach To Release Of Chibok Girls

The House of Representatives has called on the Executive arm of government to urgently conclude negotiations and secure the release of the remaining abducted Chibok girls as well as the Dapchi girl in boko haram custody. This followed a motion moved at plenary by member representing Damboa/Chibok/Gwoza federal Constituency of Borno State, Mrs Asabe Bashir. The House appreciated the Federal ...

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Reps Want Estimated Billing Criminalized

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill for an act to amend the electric power sector reforms Act to prohibit and criminalise estimated billing by electric distribution companies and provide for compulsory installation of prepaid meter to all power consumers in Nigeria. The Bill sponsor, House Leader Femi Gbajabiamila while leading the debate during plenary proposed ...

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Constitution Amendment: Reps Adopts 12 Clauses Approved 35 States

The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted the returns of the State Houses of Assembly on the Constitution Alteration Bills, 2018, having met the requirements of the provisions of Section 9 of the 1999 Constitution. The Alteration Bills or Clauses as they are called will be processed in line with the Acts Authentication Act and be transmitted to the President ...

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Reps Condemned Mace Displacement In Senate

The House of Representatives has condemned the incident that took place today at the Senate during its plenary session where some hoodlums made away with the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the Upper Legislative Chamber. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, House of Representatives Chairman, Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, expressed the displeasure of the ...

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