Tag Archives: House of Representatives

COVID-19 Lockdown: Femi Gbajabiamila Says Free Electricity Proposal Is Not For All Nigerians

According to multiple online reports, the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has made it known that not all Nigerians will benefit from the free electricity proposal amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The Speaker reportedly disclosed this after a meeting yesterday April 16, with top federal government officials, principal officers of the House of Representatives and stakeholders in the power…

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Reps Reportedly Begin Distribution Of Exotic Cars Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As the novel Coronavirus pandemic spreads, the House of Representatives has started taking delivery of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members for official use. According to The Punch, the cars, also known as utility vehicles, were parked within the National Assembly Complex, on Thursday. On February 5, 2020, the legislators had at an…

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House Of Reps Reportedly Resolve To Order 400 Exotic Cars After Rejecting Nigerian Brands

According to online reports, the House of Representatives has resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles. Although the 2020 Toyota model has yet to arrive in the country, it is expected to be costlier. During a close-door meeting, the lawmakers were said to have rejected Nigerian…

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House Of Reps Reject Innoson Made-In-Nigeria SUVs As Official Vehicles

According to circulating reports, the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, expressed its disdain for the suggestion from a House member to purchase locally made Innoson Motors SUVs for members’ oversight. Recall that year in – year out, the lawmakers meet behind closed doors, tagged executive sessions to discuss their welfare benefits, among which are allowances…

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Coronavirus: House Of Reps Reject Motion To Evacuate Nigerians In China

According to Vanguard, a motion to evacuate Nigerians from Wuhan, the Chinese city said to be the epicenter of the dreaded coronvirus was rejected yesterday by House of Representatives members. The chamber became rowdy after Hon. Ben Kalu sought the permission of the House to move a motion of urgent public importance on the need…

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Suspend Deposit Charges – Reps tell CBN

The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the charges imposed on cash deposits in the implementation of its cashless policy. The suspension, according to the federal parliament, should remain until consultations with all relevant stakeholders are made. The call for the suspension was contained in a motion unanimously adopted…

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Rowdy Session In The House Of Reps Over Shiites & Police Clash, See Videos

  The House of Representatives on Tuesday, witnessed a disorderly session over the recent clashes between the Nigerian police and members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). As usual, speaker of the House, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila led honorable members of the house into the chamber for proceedings of the day. Without any announcement or communication…

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PDP Suspends Elumelu and Six Others Over House of Reps Crisis

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday suspended member representing Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency of Delta State, Mr Ndudi Elumelu and  six other PDP members of the House of Representatives. The other PDP reps that were also suspended include member representing Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency of Osun State,  Wole Oke; member representing Onitsha North and Onitsha South…

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PDP BoT Endorses PDP’s list for House Minority Leaders

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, on Thursday, said the Board of Trustees and the party’s National Working Committee had sent the party’s list for minority leadership position to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila. In a media chat with journalists in Abuja…

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