The Chairman House of Representative Committee on Legislative Compliance, Abiodun Olasupo, has insisted that ‘budget padding’ remains a constitutional responsibility of the legislative arm of government and as such the House of Representatives did not err in the current ‘budget padding’ controversy.
Olasupo, representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/ Iwajowa federal constituency, stated this during the inspection of some his zonal intervention projects and federal government projects within his constituency on Wednesday in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State.
He said Sections 80 and 81 the Nigeria […]
The lawmaker representing Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in Katsina State, Sani Bello Mashi, was yesterday kidnapped at Birnin Gwari town in Katsina State.
The lawmaker elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was abducted at gunpoint by some armed men shortly after he visited his farm in the town.
It was gathered that Mashi was with his driver at the time of the incident but the suspected bandits ordered his driver to flee with the legislator’s vehicle while they whisked […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a member of the House of Representatives (Oron Constituency, Akwa Ibom State), Nse Bassey Ekpenyong, over his alleged involvement in a certificate forgery scam.
An NGO had petitioned the EFCC, alleging that Ezeani committed perjury and financial crimes by submitting a forged Ordinary National Diploma/ Statement of Result of the Abia State Polytechnic to INEC in the build-up to the 2015 National Assembly election.
An EFCC source stated that: “The petitioner also alleged […]
Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion has set a standard for all other lawmakers to follow in terms of representing the general interests of her constituency. The youngest female House of Representative Member, Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion brought joy and happiness to the women of Ovia North East on Saturday through her empowerment programme. See event photos below:
The beautiful princess from the Esama of Benin Household, gave out sewing machines, cash and other empowerment items to the local women who couldn’t contain […]