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Budget presentation to be COVID-19 compliant, says Gbajabiamila

Budget presentation to be COVID-19 compliant, says Gbajabiamila

Rep Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has said that the 2021 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly would be COVID-19 compliant. The Speaker said this on Wednesday in Abuja while reading a letter of the proposed budget presentation from the president to members at plenary. The News […]

OCT 1: Reps task leaders on commitment to public service

OCT 1: Reps task leaders on commitment to public service

…Commend Nigerians For Sustaining National Unity By Tordue Salem, Abuja The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has tasked leaders at all levels in the country, to be more committed to public service and the development of the country. The Caucus, also congratulated Nigerians for their steadfastness as the nation marks her 60th Independence […]

PDP faults Gbajabiamila’s handling of corruption investigation

PDP faults Gbajabiamila’s handling of corruption investigation

…Urges speaker to step aside By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the decision of the All Progressives Congress, APC, leadership of the House of Representatives to shut down the sitting of various committees carrying out investigation on the executive is a deliberate design to cover the stench of corruption […]

Contracts Sleaze: Reps declare BPP illegal, urge Buhari to set up procurement council

Contracts Sleaze: Reps declare BPP illegal, urge Buhari to set up procurement council

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The House of Representatives has described as Illegal the constitution of Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, calling on the president to validate the agency by setting up a National Procurement Council, in line with the law. The BPP Act, 2007 compels the president to set up a Procurement Council, along […]

BREAKING: Reps drag Akpabio to Court over 60% NDDC contracts allegations

BREAKING: Reps drag Akpabio to Court over 60% NDDC contracts allegations

…We must prove ourselves worthy of public trust, says Gbajabiamila By Tordue Salem and Levinus Nwabughiogu The House of Representatives has resolved to sue the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio for criminal perjury and civil defamation. Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila made the decision on Thursday on behalf of the House. […]