The House of Representatives on Wednesday erupted into a rowdy session after the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, recognised the Chairman, Rules and Business, Emmanuel Oker-Jev, to move a motion just as another member; Aliyu Madaki was putting up his hand to be recognised.
Dogara recognised Oker-Jev, who moved his motion amid heavy noise on a purported collective breach of members due to the budget padding allegations raised against some principal officers by former chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin.
Jibrin was, […]
According to reports, the House of Representatives on Wednesday witnessed a rowdy session. This followed the announcement by two members of the Peoples Democratic Party that they were defecting to the All Progressives Congress.
The affected Reps are Hon. Tony Nwoye from Anambra State and Hon. Emmanuel Udende from Benue State. While Nwoye is representing Anambra East and West Federal Constituency of Anambra State, Udende is the representative of Sankera Federal Constituency of Benue State. Immediately the Reps announced their decision, the […]