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FEDRAL GOVERNMENT TO COLLABORATE WITH PRIVATE SECTORS ON PRIVATIZATION

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has stressed the importance for Nigeria to think critically and act decisively to put in place a legal framework for Privatisation and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) which allows the government to collaborate with the private sector to meet Nigeria’s …

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REPS COLLABORATES WITH NDLEA & AN NGO TO CURTAIL SUBSTANCE ABUSE AMONGST STUDENTS

  The House of Representatives committee on Youth Development in collaboration with the NDLEA and A New Thing International foundation, has designed a program to enlighten and Equip secondary school students with Knowledge and Resources to curtail the consumption and abuse of illicit substances. Chairman House of Reps Committee on …

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President Buhari Approves The Composition Of Federal Government’s Team To Engage With Twitter Over Suspension

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai …

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REPS CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF N500 MILLION SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE FUND INITIATED FOR REBUILDING GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL CHIBOK, BORNO STATE.

The House of Representatives, at its sitting, set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the N500 million safe school initiative fund earmarked for rebuilding the Government Secondary School Chibok, Borno state. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of a motion by Mr. Satomi Ahmed. Mr. Ahmed while moving the …

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FEMALE LAWMAKERS SEEK ADDITIONAL SEATS FOR WOMEN IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND HOUSES OF REPS

A bill seeking to create additional seats for women in the National and State Houses of Assembly has passed second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. The bill sponsored by the Deputy Majority Whip, Ms. Nkiruka Onyejeocha, received majority support and was referred to relevant Committees.   …

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CALL ON PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SECURITY

The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security. This is one of the resolutions of the House as read by the Speaker, Mr, Femi Gbajabiamila after a four-hour executive closed doors session of the leadership of the House. Mr, Gbajabiamila …

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