Former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied accusing lawmakers of collecting bribe to pass the 2015 budget. Last week,..........
Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – https://ift.tt/2IUHWTj
Get More Nigeria Metro News
former finance minister
laila's blog news
ngozi okonjo iweala
nigeria metro news
nigeria news today 280518
The House of Representatives has assured that the approved 2018 budget will be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari next week.
The lawmakers said the budget will be on..............
Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija news 24/7 – https://ift.tt/2LhW7n9
The Nigerian House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to grant leave to married men in the advent of childbirth by their wives.
The bill aims to provide for an act to make provisions for optional paternity leave to all married male employees in private and public …
A bill seeking to legalize two-week paternity leave for men after their wives must have been delivered of babies has been rejected by the House of Representatives.
The lawmakers argued that since it’s the woman who carries the child for nine months, the leave should be for the …
bill of paternity leave
house of reps
nigeria metro news
nigeria news today 040518
sahara reporters news
Over 40 bills seeking the establishment of new universities in the country are before the House of Representatives.
The high number of the bills made lawmakers to express fears on Wednesday over the proliferation of universities that ended up being poorly funded. The Chairman, House …
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is now in the Senate’s chamber being grilled by the lawmakers over the alleged maltreatment of Senator Dino Melaye during his arrest and detention by the police.
Although the Senate’s plenary was closed at 11:07 am, the police boss was later led...
alleged maltreatment of senator
dino melaye's case
nigeria metro news
nigeria news today 020518
February 10, 2018 11:00 am Motorists may have to brace up for multiple taxes, if President Muhammadu Buhari finally gives assent to the National Roads Fund Bill, which has already been passed by the Senate and House of Representatives. …
Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
Alhaji Abdulrahman Abubakar, member representing Mubi South Constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly, has called for the probe of the multi-million Naira European Union (EU) assisted Water Project in Mubi South Local Government. Abubakar made the call on Sunday in an interview with News Agency...
Tension brewed up as some members of the House of Representatives are threatening a showdown if any of the changes President Muhammadu requested in the 2016 budget is left out, Daily Trust has gathered.
About 100 lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met Tuesday night and took...
A bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts was, yesterday, thrown out by the Senate when it was presented for consideration during plenary.
The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South, titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of...
gender equality bill
The Ondo State House of Assembly has reversed the purported impeachment of its Speaker, Jumoike Akindele, and other principal officers.
The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Olamide George, disclosed this on Wednesday in Akure, while addressing a news conference.
According to the News...
The National Assembly yesterday fixed March 17 for the passage of the 2016 federal government budget.
The two chambers of the National Assembly had earlier fixed the passage for February 25 but it was postponed following errors and padding of the fiscal document which was widely reported.
The Chief of the London Metropolitan Police, Bernard Hogan-Howe, is expected to answer questions from UK parliamentarians next week over claims that Scotland Yard officers investigating former Delta State governor, James Ibori, were involved in a “deliberate cover-up”, the Daily Mail has...
met police chief
The House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education yesterday walked out the Nigerian Teachers Institute boss, Mr. Aminu Ladan Sarahu over poor presentation of his institute’s 2016 budget proposal.
The committee headed by Rep Zakari Moham-med, APC, Baruten/ Kaima Federal Constituency...
house of reps
nigerian teachers institute
reps walks out nti boss
The lawmaker representing Okobo state constituency and Chair Person, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Welfare Matters, Mrs. Felicia Bassey, has emerged as the first female Deputy Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.
In a statement in Uyo, yesterday, the Chief Press Secretary...
Some lawmakers who manipulated their way into the hallowed chambers of the National Assembly are being shown the exit by the Court of Appeal.
Senators Mao Ohuabunwa (Abia North Senatorial District)
George Thompsom Sekibo (Rivers East Senatorial District)
Kingsley Ogundu Chindah...
A total of 130 bills passed first reading at the House of Representatives on Thursday, a development the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, described as “unprecedented.”
The Clerk, Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, almost got tired reading out the titles of the bill to cross first reading.
The 32-member Oyo State House of Assembly has suspended legislative duties until the governor Abiola Ajiimobi of the State pays the accumulated allowances owed the lawmakers.
According to information gathered by Vanguard, the government is owing the lawmakers furniture, car allowances and two...