The House of Representatives on Tuesday slid into panic mode following rumours that over 50 legislators may have tested positive to dreaded coronavirus, and are still attending plenary sessions and committee meetings. As a result, the House has adjourned plenary till next week, as opposed to its adopted covid-19 sitting guideline of twice a week. […]
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Four out of the 19 members of the Ondo house assembly who accompanied Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, to Abuja, are currently sick but have refused to go for COVID-19 test, according to sources. On June 16, Akeredolu, who is seeking another term, submitted his expression of interest and nomination forms at the APC national secretariat […]
The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has declared that the National Assembly cannot stop the planned recruitment of Nigerians. One thousand citizens are to be employed from each of the 774,000 local government areas in Nigeria. In a statement on Tuesday, Keyamo said in obedience to their invitation, he appeared before the Joint Committees […]
<p class="">Keyamo refused the lawmakers’ demand for a behind-closed-door session without the media.</p> <h1>The Minister of State for Labour, Employment, and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, was involved in a war of words with a joint committee of the National Assembly on Labour, Employment, and Productivity on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.</h1> <p class="">The minister had appeared before […]
Covid-19 positive 13 out of the 27 members of Imo state House of Assembly have tested positive for coronavirus, according to TheNation. However, the Special Adviser on Media to the Speaker, Emeka Ahaneku has denied the report, saying only three members tested positive. According to him, many staff and members, who had undergone the test […]
<p class="">The Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Zailani has directed all workers of the Assembly, including the lawmakers, to submit themselves for compulsory coronavirus test.</p> <h1>This was made known to Journalists by the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Health, Mr Ali Kalat, on Tuesday in Kaduna.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Kalat</strong> said the directive became […]
Mudashiru Obasa Mudashiru Obasa, speaker of the Lagos house of assembly, says the allegations of corruption levelled against him are untrue. The speaker said this when he appeared before a nine-man fact-finding panel, chaired by Victor Akande, representative of Ojo constituency I. set up to probe the allegations. Earlier, online news platform, SaharaReporters had […]
Niger Delta Development Commission By Henry Umoru ABUJA- INDICATIONS have emerged on Sunday that the probe into the alleged Financial Recklessness to the tune of N40 billion by the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC may have come under intense opposition and fire. Leaders of the Niger Delta region, […]
National Assembly The house of representatives has said it will not accept castration of persons convicted of rape. The lawmakers during their plenary on Thursday, debated a motion on the increased sexual violence against women particularly the rape and murder of two girls in Oyo and Edo states recently. James Falake from Lagos state had […]