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Reps passed 88 bills in two years - Official

Nigeria, June 19 -- The House of Representatives has passed 88 bills out of 1407 bills in the past two years, its spokesperson, Benjamin Kalu (APC, Abia) has said. The House clocked two years on June... Read More


Kebbi Abduction: Bandits informed Yauri people about attack - Rep

Nigeria, June 17 -- Tanko Sununu, the lawmaker representing Shanga/ Yauri/ Ngaski federal constituency of Kebbi State, has disclosed that before the latest attack in Yauri, Kebbi State, bandits have b... Read More


NPAN, NGE, NUJ oppose press council amendment bill

Nigeria, June 17 -- The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) has asked the House of Representatives to drop a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act. The organisation objected to the bill ... Read More


Kebbi Abduction: Bandits informed Yauri residents before attack - Rep

Nigeria, June 17 -- Tanko Sununu, the lawmaker representing Shanga/ Yauri/ Ngaski federal constituency of Kebbi State, has disclosed that before the latest attack in Yauri, Kebbi State, bandits have b... Read More


Reps panel summons arms audit committee chairman over $459million Navy surveillance project

Nigeria, June 16 -- The House of Representatives committee investigating the status of recovered loot has summoned the Chairman of the panel that investigated arms procurement from 2007 to 2015, John ... Read More


Nigerian govt seeks to amend NBC Act, wants control over online broadcasting

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked the House of Representatives to include internet broadcasting under the control of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commis... Read More


Groups reject bill seeking to empower NBC to regulate DSTV, Startimes' tariffs

Nigeria, June 16 -- A bill seeking to regulate tariff of digital satellite service providers was on Wednesday rejected by several participants at the public hearing on the bill. The bill, sponsored b... Read More


Reps commence screening of Yahaya as army chief

Nigeria, June 15 -- The House of Representatives joint committees on Defence and Army have commenced the screening of Farouk Yahaya, a major general, as the chief of army staff (COAS). President Muha... Read More


Two years after, Gbajabiamila-led House of Representatives yet to live up to promises

Nigeria, June 14 -- June 11 marked the halfway line in the journey of the ninth assembly of the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila. PREMIUM TIMES examines the performance of t... Read More


June 12: Reps minority caucus decries crackdown on protesters

Nigeria, June 12 -- The minority caucus of the House of Representatives has condemned the crackdown on some Nigerians protesting across the country. PREMIUM TIMES had reported violent crackdown on pr... Read More