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House Proposes Stiffer Penalties To Curb Forest Crimes 

As part of efforts to combat wildlife and forest crimes in the country, the House of Representatives is proposing a law that will provide stiffer penalties for wildlife traffickers in Nigeria. The Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Environment, Mr Terser Ugbor, disclosed this in Abuja at a one day Policy Dialogue on the Endangered Species Conservation and Protection Bill, 2024. Mr Ugbor said that addressing the issue of […]

todayApril 15, 2024 8


House Demands Cost Of Stolen Rail Tracks From NRC

The House of Representatives has directed the Nigeria Railways Corporation, NRC, to evaluate and furnish its committee on Land Transport, the total cost of stolen rail tracks and other equipment of NRC and the ones recovered. The committee also queried the Corporation for poor communication gap during the relocation of coaches from Borno State to Plateau State that gave impression that the Coaches were stolen. During an investigative hearing, the […]

todayMarch 26, 2024 6


House Passes Law To Prescribe Salaries, Allowances Of Judicial Workers

The House of Representatives has passed into law an act to prescribe the salaries, allowances, and fringe benefits of judicial office holders in the country. Under the law which was submitted to the House by President Bola Tinubu the total monthly package for the Chief Justice of Nigeria is N5,385,047.26. Other Justices of the Supreme Court are to earn a total package of N4, 213,192.54, while the President of the […]

todayMarch 21, 2024 8 2


Constitution Review : House Inaugurates 9 Man Committee

      The House Commitee on Constituon review has inaugurated a 9-man team of consultants to drive the constitutional review process. Inaugurating, the Commitee in Abuja, the Deputy Speaker, who is also the Chairman of the Commitee, Mr Benjamin Kalu praised the expertise of the consultants and urged them to leave a lasting legacy by making necessary sacrifices for the advancement of democracy in Nigeria. "Today marks a major […]

todayMarch 20, 2024 8


Reps Summon NAPTIP DG Over Unlawful Detention Of MD, Alliance Hospital

The House of Representatives has summoned the Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs. Fatima Waziri-Azi, over the unlawful detention of Dr Christopher Otabor, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Alliance Hospital, Abuja.  The Chairman of the House Committee on Public Petitions, Mr. Mike Etaba, ordered the DG to appear on April 18 at the resumed hearing of the committee over the […]

todayMarch 8, 2024 5


House Committee Recommends Arrest Of Binance Executives

The House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes has recommended the arrest of Binance executives, after they failed to attend an ongoing investigative hearing. The executives were expected to address concerns regarding allegations of financing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other financial crimes. Despite sending legal representation, the committee insisted that the executives themselves must appear. Binance's lawyer, Senator Ihenyen cited concerns due to recent arrests of company executives. […]

todayMarch 4, 2024 8


House Seeks Explanation On N1b Covid Funds By Private Airlines

House of Representatives has issued a one-week ultimatum to private airline operators in Nigeria to provide evidence on utilization of N4b COVID-19 intervention funds allocated to them by the Federal Government. The Chairman Public Accounts Committee, PAC, Bamidele Salam gave the directive during an investigative hearing on the alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 intervention funds by various Ministries, Departments, Agencies, MDAs. The Committee emphasized the importance of accountability and transparency in […]

todayMarch 3, 2024 5 2


House Again, Passes Bill To Establish Nig Peace Corps

    House of Representatives has passed a Bill for an Act to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps for the second time. The Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill, which seeks to give statutory backing to the existing Peace Corps of Nigeria under the leadership of Dr Dickson Akoh, was unanimously passed by the 10th House of Representatives. However, less than two months after the passage, a motion for rescission on […]

todayMarch 1, 2024 39 2


House Commits To Devt Of HYPPADEC Host Communities

    The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Hydrological Services/Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) Mr. Paschal Agbodike, has pledged commitment to the development of the Commission’s host communities. Agbodike, who represents Ihiala Federal Constituency of Anambra State, made the pledge when the Managing Director of HYPPADEC, Abubakar-Sadiq Yelwa, appeared before the committee in Abuja. He said just like host communities of the Niger Delta Development […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024 6