• Reps Mourn, Extol Adeleke’s Virtues

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    Following the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke, the House of Representatives yesterday, adjourned plenary to mourn the the late Senator who died on Sunday. However, the lawmakers before that, took turn to eulogize him after a motion under matters of urgent public importance was moved by Hon. Mojeed Alabi wherein he described the death of…

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  • NASS Vs El-Rufai: Dogara Responds To El-Rufai, Releases 6-month Payslip

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    The altercation between the leadership of the National Assembly and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, over transparency and accountability in governance raged on yesterday as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, released his 6 months pay slips for the months of October 2016 to March 2016. The speaker was obviously responding to…

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  • Reps Revoke 62 Year Old Perm-Sec’ Extension of Service

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    The House of Representatives yesterday revoked the the extension of service granted former permanent Secretary of the ministry of education, Mrs. Jamila Shu’ara by president Muhammadu Buhari. Handing down the order when the Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita  appeared before its Committee on Basic Education and Services  over the extension, the…

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  • Dogara To Shell: You Mustn’t Relocate from Niger Delta

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    Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday, said the need to stem further restiveness in the Niger Delta region as one of the reasons why the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) should not relocate from Port Harcourt to Lagos. Dogara stated this while inaugurating the ad-Hoc committee saddled with the responsibility to investigate the…

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  • Reps To Probe Alleged N.4m Expired Drugs At Lagos Hospital

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    Following allegations of financial improriety leveled against the National Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi Lagos, the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Monday, set up an ad hoc panel consisting of some members of its members to look into it. The allegations, according to a query from the Office of Auditor General of the Federation…

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  • Herdsmen Attacks And Reps Move To Stop Illegal Immigrants

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    The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a motion urging the Federal Government to initiate stringent measures to forestall illegal immigrants and smugglers from accessing the country through land borders and sea borders in this report, KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL reviews the motion. The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, had in September 2016 ignited a…

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  • Reps Resolutions Vs Compliance

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    KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL writes on the lukewarm response to, and subsequent ineffectiveness of the many resolutions from the National Assembly As a legislative instrument, motions are moved by lawmakers in the National Assembly to draw the attention of Executive and even key players beyond the public sector, with the goal of addressing issues as they arise…

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