Friday, May 14, 2021


Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila

NDDC contracts: Akpabio backtracks, says ‘I didn’t accuse NASS members of corruption’

The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has denied accusing the National Assembly members of benefitting from the contract scam in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

N40bn Probe: Akpabio names lawmakers involved in NDDC contract scam

The Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpobio, has named lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Reps gives Akpabio 48-hour ultimatum to mention NASS members who got NDDC contracts

The House of Representatives has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, a 48-hour ultimatum to publish members of the 9th National Assembly who got sixty percent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Reps reject castration as punishment for rapist

The House of Representatives has voted against a prayer seeking to recommend castration as punishment for rapists.

FCT doctors may suspend strike as Reps intervene

Barring last minute changes, health workers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, may call off their industrial action, following intervention of the House of Representatives.

Reps to probe FAAN, NAMA over non-installation of visibility equipment in Nigerian airports

The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Aviation to investigate non-installation of Instrument Landing System, ILS, and other supporting equipment in airports across the country.

Court okays SERAP’s bid to sue Buhari, Lawan, others over N241.2bn security vote spending

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has disclosed that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted her request to sue President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila “over failure to disclose details of allocations, disbursement and spending of an estimated N241.2 billion yearly as security votes between 1999 and 2019.”

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