Tag Archives: Lawmakers

House Of Reps Give Akpabio ’48 Hours’ To Unveil Lawmakers Awarded NDDC Contracts

Amid the Niger Delta Development Commission’s public hearing, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to name the lawmakers who were awarded contracts from commission. Akpabio on Monday had said before a House committee that 60 per cent of the contracts awarded by…

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APC Blasts ‘Unruly’ PDP Lawmakers, After Booing Presidency, Blames Saraki and Dogara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the “failure” of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, to rein in on “unruly” Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers is an indication that they planned to embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the cable, Buhari was booed by some lawmakers when he…

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Pandemonium In Edo State House Of Assembly Following Impeachment Of Speaker, Deputy Speaker

A year after resuming office, the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Victor Edoror and his Deputy were impeached on Tuesday, April 3 following accusations of incompetence and high-handedness. The two principal officers were impeached by 15 members of the 24-member Assembly. A new speaker Mrs Elizabeth Ativie was elected as replacement after their…

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