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Fireworks as Reps reopen debate on water bill

Fireworks as Reps reopen debate on water bill

The House of Representatives is expected to resume debate on the controversial National Water Resources Bill as they reconvene after the Sallah break. PHILIP NYAM reports Before proceeding on Sallah break about two weeks ago,…

Judiciary: Reps worry over staff welfare as Tanko bows out

Judiciary: Reps worry over staff welfare as Tanko bows out

PHILIP NYAM reports that shortly after justices of the Supreme Court wrote the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko, complaining about their condition of service, an inconclusive motion on the welfare of judiciary…

Electoral Act: Will Reps dare Buhari?

Electoral Act: Will Reps dare Buhari?

The House of Representatives recently hinted of a plan to initiate a process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act (Amendment), Bill, 2022. PHILIP NYAM looks at the possibility of implementing the…

When Reps convened special session against terrorism

When Reps convened special session against terrorism

PHILIP NYAM reports on how the House of Representatives reconvened in a special session to pass four critical bills bordering on terrorism, money laundering and related issues It is rare for members of the parliament…

Gbajabiamila calls for global response against terrorism

Gbajabiamila calls for global response against terrorism

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabimila, yesterday said the challenge of insecurity, which Nigeria was facing was a global issue that requires global response. Gbajabiamila stated this at the public presentation of a…

Electoral Act: Reps draw battle line over section 84(12)

Electoral Act: Reps draw battle line over section 84(12)

PHILIP NYAM reports on the resolve by the House of Representatives to appeal the ruling of a High Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, which annulled some sections of the new Electoral Act…

Russia-Ukraine war: When Reps moved for evacuation of Nigerians

Russia-Ukraine war: When Reps moved for evacuation of Nigerians

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia last week, the House of Representatives has belatedly tasked the Federal Government to evacuate Nigerians in the troubled nation. PHILIP NYAM reports On February 20, Russia invaded Ukraine…

Gbajabiamila: Changing the face of Surulere

Gbajabiamila: Changing the face of Surulere

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s commitment to his Surulere-I constituents is not new. But what is fresh is the pace and scale of impactful change the Lagos suburb and its residents are experiencing due to the myriad…

Bad petrol: Reps want sanction of erring agencies

Bad petrol: Reps want sanction of erring agencies

PHILIP NYAM reports on how the House of Representatives reacted to the recent importation of contaminated Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into the country and its resolve to probe agencies of government as well as private…

Democracy: Reps in search of solution to coups

Democracy: Reps in search of solution to coups

The House of Representatives recently passed a motion calling for measures to address growing incidences of military interference in governance in West African countries, PHILIP NYAM reports It is no longer news that military incursion…