• Budget: Reps plot Jibrin’s suspension as House resumes

    Budget: Reps plot Jibrin’s suspension as House resumes

    The real fireworks between the sacked chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, and the leadership of the House over alleged padding of the 2016 budget  are about to start.

    The Green Chamber which proceeded on recess in July soon after Jibrin spilled the beans on the issue is scheduled to resume on Tuesday, September 20 with the House leadership poised to send Jibrin on suspension.

    The sacked committee chairman yesterday issued a last minute rally call to […]

  • Fights Break out during House of Representatives session over Fuel Increase

    Fights Break out during House of Representatives session over Fuel Increase

    Reports just coming in indicate that a struggle has broken out in the house of Representatives  during a special Plenary session. The house of Representatives had called a special Plenary session to discuss the Federal government’s decision to increase the price of fuel.

    The scuffle stemmed from PDP members barring the path of Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.  The PDP representatives refused the minister entry while waving the Nigerian flag and singing protest songs.

    Dr. Kachikwu was invited to […]

  • House of Rep declares readiness to take salary cut

    House of Rep declares readiness to take salary cut

    The House of Representatives has declared its readiness to take salary cut and back President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft measures.

    Making these disclosures Sunday, in Lagos, Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public affairs, Hon. Mohammed Sani Zorro, said all members of the House of Representatives irrespective of party affiliations are on the same page with the President on the change agenda and ready to give him the necessary legislative backing to actualize the agenda.

    Zorro, who represents Gumel/Gagarawa/Mai Gatari/Sule Tankarkar Federal Constituency […]

  • Certificate forgery in the House of Representatives

    Certificate forgery in the House of Representatives

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Yobe Legislative Elections Petitions Tribunal to nullify the election of Hon. Sabo Garba (PDP- Nangere/Potiskum) over allegations of certificate forgery and perjury.

    The Party and Mr Ali Yakubu, its candidate in the April 28 House of Representatives elections in Nangere/Potiskum Federal Constituency of Yobe, made the request in a petition filed before the tribunal sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday obtained a copy […]