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Reps query ₦127bn power budget allocation

The House Committee on Power has queried the ₦127 billion 2020 budget allocation to the Ministry of Power. The committee, chaired by Rep. Aliyu...

Nigeria has 10m out of school children, 65m illiterates- NMAC

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education (NMAC) says there are 65 million Nigerians that can neither read or write...

FHA to develop organic housing for IDPs in North East

The Federal Government says it would develop organic housing for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country especially those affected by insurgency in...

Reps pledge to address Nigeria’s housing deficit

The House Committee on Housing and Habitat says it will review the National Housing Fund (NHF) Act to address housing deficit in the...

Crude oil: FG to achieve national target of 3m bpd before...

The Federal Government says it will increase crude oil production to the national target of three million barrels per day and reserves of 40...

524 ongoing road projects across Nigeria—Fashola

  Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has said that a total of 524 road projects were ongoing in the different geo-political...

House of Reps decry poor budgetary allocation for education

The House of Representatives has said that the 20 percent budgetary allocation for education in the 2020 appropriation was poor. This followed a unanimous...

Reps to develop modalities for overhaul of unity schools

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Basic Education and Services to work out modalities towards the complete overhaul of Unity Schools...

2020 budget: Reps commence debate

The House of Representatives on Wednesday began the debate into the general principle of the 2020 Appropriation bill. The ₦10.33 trillion budget was presented...

Budget: House of Reps suspends plenary until Nov. 30

The House of Representatives to suspend plenary sessions from Thursday, Oct. 10 until Nov. 30 to enable its committees to pass the 2020...

Budget: NASS committed to improve on past imperfections — Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says that the 9th National Assembly will improve on “past imperfections” of annual national budgets...

Non-remittance of Funds: Reps C’ttee threatens legal action against oil companies

The House of Representatives has called on major oil companies in Nigeria to ensure the remittance of their contributions to the Nigeria Social...

House of Reps approves MTEF

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy (MTEF) Paper. This followed the presentation of...

Nigerians should see Brexit as opportunity – UK 

The British Government has advised Nigerians to see Brexit as an opportunity of opening its relationship with the rest of the world through the...

We must not bring politics into PIB — Rep. Akpatason

PIB Akpatason told newsmen in Abuja on Sunday that the PIB was the most politicised bill in the National Assembly owing to “a lot of...

Edo Crisis: Reps extends ultimatum to Obaseki to 1 month

The House of Representatives on Friday extended the one-week ultimatum to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to re-issue proclamation for inauguration of the House...

National Orientation Agency not performing — Rep. Olatubosun

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Olajide Olatubosun (APC-Oyo) has observed that the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has not performed to expectations...

Reps to investigate abandoned projects from 1999 till date

The House of Representatives has resolved to set up a committee to investigate abandoned projects of the Federal Government from 1999 till date. This followed...

FOI: Gbajabiamila advocates periodic training of media personnel

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has urged media organisations to invest more in periodic training of their personnel and provide...

Corruption: NASS urged to pay more attention to oversight functions

The National Assembly has been urged to pay more attention to its oversight responsibilities and effectively monitor audit reports on appropriations of Ministries, Departments...

Wase reiterates commitment of 9th Assembly on good representation

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase has reiterated the commitment of the 9th Assembly towards ensuring that it represents...

Insecurity: Reps task FG on training of vigilantes

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to provide logistics and financial resources to the Armed Forces to enable them to engage...

Reps approve Buhari’s request to appoint 15 Special Advisers

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to appoint 15 Special Advisers in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution. The approval...

Reps to constitute 102 standing c’ttees in September

The House of Representatives will announce its 102 standing committees in September, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau), member of the ad hoc Committee on Media...