Hushpuppi: We’ll review honour conferred on Abba Kyari if found guilty, say Reps

The House of Representatives has said a former Commander of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, will remain its honouree until he is found guilty of the allegations against him by the Federal Bureau of Investigation…

Rowdy session in House of Representatives over PIB

There was a rowdy session at the House of Representatives on Thursday over the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Trouble started after some lawmakers protested over the alleged reduction in the approved percentage accruing to host communities. The house had earlier…

*Traffic Snarl: Lagos on lockdown, motorists, commuters cry, as ‘area boys’ take over (Vanguard)*FESTAC Town’s allottees’ tale of woes (Nation)

Traffic Snarl: Lagos on lockdown, motorists, commuters cry, as ‘area boys’ take over (Vanguard) After what will appear as a temporary respite, traffic gridlock has once again reappeared on most Lagos roads, leaving residents, especially commuters, in untold agony as…

Reps to debate bill to protect journalists against non-payment of salaries

As part of efforts to improve on the welfare of media practitioners, the House of Representatives will be debating on a Bill to sanitise the media in Nigeria, and to protect journalists against non-payment of salaries. The Press Council Amendment…

Lawmakers inspect Lagos tank farms, orders them to operate by the rules

Members of the House of Representatives’ adhoc committee on the Need to Relocate Tank Farms from Residential Areas, recently undertook a two-day tour of oil storage facilities located within Ibru Jetty, Beach land Estate and Apapa areas. The Committee which…

House passes bill to allow traditional rulers advise president, govs on culture

The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a Bill seeking to constitutionalise the role of traditional rulers and establish Traditional Rulers Council both at the federal and state levels to be advising the president and governors respectively on…

Democrats secure majority in US House of Representatives but by slimmer margin – AP

The Democratic Party has reportedly held its majority in the House of Representatives, despite suffering upsetting defeats in several individual races from GOP candidates. The Democrats have netted at least 218 seats in the House, which would allow them to…

*Police patrol Lagos after days of unrest (Punch)*No cyber attack on our website – LASG (Nation)

Police patrol Lagos after days of unrest (Punch) Police officers on Friday and Saturday patrolled Lagos State in a bid to restore order. Earlier, barricades and police checkpoints were seen on the streets of Lagos after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu imposed…

Gbajabiamila gives Akpabio 48 hours to name lawmakers who received NDDC contracts

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to name the lawmakers who received contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio had said before a House…

*Chief Imam’s son kills friend over phone in Lagos (Punch) *Fire razes 4 petrol tankers on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (DailyTrust)

Chief Imam’s son kills friend over phone in Lagos (Punch) Pandemonium recently broke out in the Isale Oja area of Agege, Lagos State after the son of the Chief Imam of the community, Abdulrahman Olayiwola, allegedly stabbed his friend, identified…

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