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We Can’t Have Adequate Security Without State Police – Jonathan

We Can’t Have Adequate Security Without State Police – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has emphasised the necessity of establishing state police in Nigeria to ensure national security. Jonathan made this known while speaking at a one-day dialogue organised by the House of Representatives in Abuja which is…

Bill Seeking 5-Month Leave For Widows Scales Second Reading

Bill Seeking 5-Month Leave For Widows Scales Second Reading

A bill seeking to allow widows and widowers to take leave with full pay to mourn deceased spouses has passed for a second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Saidu Abdullahi…

Ooni Backs Call To Return To Parliamentary System Of Govt

Ooni Backs Call To Return To Parliamentary System Of Govt

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has expressed his support for the push by 60 members of the House of Representatives seeking the return of Nigeria to a parliamentary system of government. He…

Reps Seek Compulsory Drug Test For School Students

Reps Seek Compulsory Drug Test For School Students

The House of Representatives on Thursday, called on the Ministry of Education to partner with the Ministry of Health to develop a compulsory drug test for secondary school students in Nigeria. This call followed the…

Kalu Lists Constitution Amendment Highlights

Kalu Lists Constitution Amendment Highlights

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu on Monday shed more light on the objectives of the ongoing constitution amendment process. Kalu who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on…

State Police Bill Scales Second Reading In House Of Reps

State Police Bill Scales Second Reading In House Of Reps

A Constitution Amendment Bill seeking to introduce state police has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, which was sponsored by 13 members of the House, enjoyed support from the majority of…

Reps Push For Parliamentary System Of Govt In Nigeria

Reps Push For Parliamentary System Of Govt In Nigeria

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday during the plenary push for a constitutional reform to restore the parliamentary system of government in Nigeria. The lawmakers who are sixty in number proposed a bill…

Reps Divide Over Bill Seeking Varsity Degree As Minimum Qualification For Political Offices

Reps Divide Over Bill Seeking Varsity Degree As Minimum Qualification For Political Offices

A bill seeking to amend the education requirements for candidates aspiring for key political offices in Nigeria in the 1999 Constitution has been outrightly rejected by the members of the House of Representatives. The bill…

Reps Urge FRSC, Police To Implement Law For Use Of Sirens

Reps Urge FRSC, Police To Implement Law For Use Of Sirens

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to implement the law prohibiting the indiscriminate use of sirens on Nigerian roadways. The lawmakers also directed law…

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Scales Second Reading

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Scales Second Reading

The bill seeking the amendment of the Electoral Act on Wednesday scaled the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which is sponsored by Honourable Francis Waive, proposes that the general elections be conducted…