Sunday, April 18, 2021


Femi Gbajabiamila

Nigeria ranked highest in drug abuse

The National Programme Officer of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Folusho Adelekan, on Tuesday said that Nigeria has been ranked as the highest in drug use prevalence rate in the world.

Gbajabiamila secures N20m NDE loans for 400 constituents

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says he is committed to the welfare and well-being of the people of Surulere 1 Federal Constituency.

Lawan, Gbajabiamila vow to pass PIB Bill

The leadership of the National Assembly said, on Monday, that the Assembly would break the jinx of not being able to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) after several attempts.

Reps to investigate NNPC over alleged withdrawal of $1.5bn from NLNG account

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged withdrawal of 1.05 billion dollars from Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, account by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Court fixes June 30 for judgment in Melaye’s suit against Infections Disease Bill

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed June 30 to deliver judgment in the suit filed by Dino Melaye challenging the passage of the Infectious Diseases Bill

Buhari salutes NASS leadership, says 9th Assembly has brought dignity, honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has on behalf of Nigerians, and the Federal Executive Council, saluted the leadership and members of the 9th National Assembly on their first anniversary, saying that they have brought dignity and honour to the country.

Uzor Kalu: Prison for politicians is a badge of honour – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has welcomed Senator Urji Uzor Kalu into the National Assembly, saying that prison experience for any politician is a ‘badge of honour’.

Gbajabiamila inaugurates power sector reform c’tee, says estimated billing remains ‘a no, no’

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday inaugurated the House Ad-hoc Committee on Power Sector Reforms to review the power sector and recommend appropriate legislative action to the House.

Gbajabimila to engage state assemblies on domestication of anti-rape laws

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says he will engage Speakers of State Houses of Assemblies on domestications of laws against rape.

Melaye’s suit against Infections Disease Bill for hearing June 15

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed June 15 for definite hearing of the suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020.

There will be public hearing on infectious diseases Bill, Gbajabiamila assures Nigerians

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill will be put forward to a public hearing.

Ramadan: Gbajabiamila, Wase urge Muslims to pray for an end of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and his Deputy, Ahmed Wase, have urged Muslims to use the month of Ramadan to pray for the country.

Tinubu condoles with Gbajabiamila over mother-in-law’s death

The APC National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday commiserated with Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila over the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla.

COVID-19: Nigerians react to Bill seeking 2-month free supply of electricity

As the House of Representatives considers passing a stimulus bill to ensure free electricity supply for two months, Nigerians have expressed feelings for the proposal.

Ahmed Lawan bags traditional title in Yobe

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday received a letter of appointment as the Sardauna of Bade by the Mai Bade, Mai Abubakar Umar Suleiman.

Reps introduce Bill to make birth, death registrations free 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Births and Deaths Act, to eliminate requirement for payment of fees for registration of births and deaths in Nigeria has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

COVID-19: NASS visitors shut out as Reps call for closing of worship places

The House of Representatives says it has resolved to stop taking visitors in the National Assembly Complex until the Coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is curbed.

Sex trafficking: Reps urge NAPTIP to name, shame offenders 

The House of Representatives has asked the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, to begin shaming sex traffickers in their homes, including widespread publication of names and pictures of convicted traffickers.

Buhari inaugurates National Assembly Service Commission board members 

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated Engr. Ahmed Kadi-Amshi and 11 others as chairman and members of the National Assembly Service Commission.

Focus on reporting good things about Nigeria, Gbajabiamila tells journalists

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has challenged Nigerian journalists to always focus on reporting what is good about the country, not the other way round.

Reps to investigate NIMC over ‘uncertainties’ in acquiring identification number 

The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Population to investigate the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, over the registration of Nigerians for the National Identity Number, NIN.

Reps to Buhari: Declare state of emergency on power sector

The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a State of Emergency on the power sector.

Reps to Buhari: Declare state of emergency on security

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.

Gbajabiamila pleads with U.S to review visa ban on Nigerians

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has sought the cooperation of the United States of America, USA, to review its visa ban on Nigerians.

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