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2021 Budget: Reps want increase in capital expenditure

2021 Budget: Reps want increase in capital expenditure

The House of Representatives yesterday began deliberations on the 2021 Appropriation Bill with majority of them calling for a beef up of the capital component, expressing concerns on the high ratio of recurrent expenditure, despite…

Reps dump controversial water resources bill

Reps dump controversial water resources bill

Following the controversy trailing the National Water Resources Bill, 2020, the House of Representatives Tuesday voted for the withdrawal and regazetting of the proposed legislation. The resolution of the House was consequent upon the approval…

Reps hail Buhari for signing Nigeria Police Act, 2020

Reps hail Buhari for signing Nigeria Police Act, 2020

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Nigeria Police Act, 2020 Sponsor of the bill and chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Navy, Yusuf Gadgi, who gave…

Reps discover discrepancies in CBN, AGF presentations

Reps discover discrepancies in CBN, AGF presentations

The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected the presentation of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the $11 billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account for the National Integrated Power Project following observed discrepancies…

PDP Reps tackle Gbajabiamila, accuse him of declining credibility, integrity

PDP Reps tackle Gbajabiamila, accuse him of declining credibility, integrity

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), caucus in the House of Representatives has called on the Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila to immediately halt what it called, “a slide into a new low” of credibility and integrity of…

Reps petition Buhari against NNPC, CBN, NPA, others

Reps petition Buhari against NNPC, CBN, NPA, others

The House of Representatives has said that it will petition President Muhammadu Buhari over the refusal of some agencies of government to appear before its public accounts committee (PAC) on allegations of financial irregularities levelled…

Reps indict NDDC mgt, says Ojougbo not qualified to head projects

Reps indict NDDC mgt, says Ojougbo not qualified to head projects

The House of Representatives Committee on NDDC has indicted the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Apart from recommending that the EFCC investigate further, the committee also asked the IMC…

Reps accuse Julius Berger of fraudulently securing contracts for Second Niger Bridge

Reps accuse Julius Berger of fraudulently securing contracts for Second Niger Bridge

The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has disclosed that Julius Berger construction company has shown it’s unprofessionalism in the manner it has handled the Second Niger Bridge, the Lagos-Ibadan and the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road projects.…

Rape: Reps ask FG to set up special courts

Rape: Reps ask FG to set up special courts

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to immediately set up special courts for the offence of rape, sexual and gender based violence. It also asked the relevant regulatory agencies to set up…

Reps accuse AGF of extra budgetary spending

Reps accuse AGF of extra budgetary spending

The House of Representatives has accused the Accountant General of the Federation of engaging in extra budgetary expenditure contrary to the powers conferred on his office by approving additional funds for the conduct of the…