Reps move to avert SANU, NASU strike (DailyTrust)

The House of Representatives yesterday called on the federal government to release the allowance of members of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) between 2009 and 2016, to avert impending strike. The…

Reps pass bill to give women choice on state of origin (Punch)

The House of Representatives has passed an amendment to the Federal Character Commission Establishment Act 2010 to give married women the option of claiming the state or local government of origin of their fathers or husbands. The amendment was passed…

New twist in race for Speaker (Nation)

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is seeking support for Femi Gbajabiamila to become Speaker of the House of Representatives. This is coming at a time more aspirants are showing interest in the race and insisting…

9th National Assembly: Tinubu, Boroffice, Folarin eye Ekweremadu’s seat (Punch)

Developing signals have started emerging on the struggle for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly billed for inauguration in June. Sunday Punch learnt that more lawmakers were expressing their interests by the day to preside over the chambers and…

Jubilation in Ekiti as APC wins all 3 senatorial seats (Punch)

Scores of All Progressives Congress’ members and supporters in some parts of Ekiti State on Sunday trooped out in large numbers to celebrate the outcome of Saturday’s elections. The News Agency of Nigeria’s Correspondent who monitored the situation reports that…

Etiosa Decides 2019: House of Representatives candidates hold debate

The 2019 elections are here, almost. And you don’t have to be a member of a political party or possess a permanent voters’ card (PVC) to notice. What is more, it is also a season of debates and this time…

27,000 minimum wage bill scales second reading (Nation)

The House of Representatives has set in motion machinery for the approval of at least N27,000 as the new minion Thursday. Majority of the members are however advocating for N30,000. The House would receive representations from the 36 State Governors…

Nigerians won’t experience fuel scarcity this Yuletide – Reps (Punch)

December 6, 2018 The House of Representatives’ Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), has expressed confidence that the measures put in place by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to avert fuel supply shortage would be successful this year. According to the committee,…

Workers shut National Assembly over unpaid salaries (Guardian)

Legislative activities at the National Assembly were grounded on Tuesday. It was a day of agitations and protests as the entire members of staff of the National Assembly practically prevented the Senate and the House of Representatives as well as…

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