BREAKING : Reps come Hard on Federal Government on Samoa deal

Following a motion of urgent national importance sponsored by 88 members, the House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to suspend the implementation of the Samoa Agreement until all controversial clauses are addressed and spelt out. In moving the motion on Tuesday, a member of the House, Aliyu Madaki, drew attention to the clause

How APC, PDP, Labour Party, others share seats at House of Reps [see breakdown]

How APC, PDP, Labour Party, others share seats at House of Reps [see breakdown] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained a majority in the House of Representatives after winning 17 out of the 31 seats contested during Saturday’s supplementary elections in 14 States. The APC now has about 178 members-elect in the House of

#Electoral Bill: Fresh Controversy As Senate, Reps Approve Different Versions

A fresh controversy is looming at the National Assembly as the two chambers of the parliament yesterday approved different versions of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021. While the Senate provided the re-amended bill for direct, indirect primaries or consensus as the procedure for the nomination of candidates by political parties for various elective positions,

House Of Reps Suspend President Buhari’s Visit

Apparently suspicious that President Buhari may not address it, the House of Representatives was yesterday silent on the planned visit of the president to the National Assembly. There was no announcement to that effect to members of the House at plenary, contrary to the assurance earlier given to State House correspondents by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila