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COVID-19: Set Up an Emergency Fund, Reps Member Tasks Buhari

by Badejo Oluwaseun Following the continued rise in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Chukwuemeka Atigwe, on Wednesday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately set up an emergency fund to help the country fight the COVID-19.” Hon. Atigwe in a statement

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Covid-19: National Assembly Adjourns For Two Weeks

by Alli Mustapha The Nigeria National Assembly has adjourned plenary in the Senate and House of Representatives chambers for two weeks. This announcement was made by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday.  He established that the lawmakers would resume plenary on April 7. This followed a resolution reached by members of

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Covid-19: Rep calls for release of inmates, convert prisons to isolation centres

by Damilola Agekameh A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Chukwuma Umeoji, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, to set inmates of correctional centres across the country free, and convert prisons to quarantine centres for patients who have tested positive for the Corona Virus.The lawmaker representing

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CORONAVIRUS: Hon. Samuel Babatunde addresses Agege residents, calls for caution

by Alli Mustapha Member of the House of Representatives representing Agege Federal Constituency, Hon. (Dr) Samuel Babatunde Adejare (MHR) has addressed residents in his constituency, as part of sensitizing Nigerians on the raging Coronavirus in the country, urging them to be more cautious and maintain a high level of hygiene in

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Gbajabiamila sympathises with victims of Lagos explosion

by Alli Mustapha The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed sadness over the pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Sunday. Gbajabiamila sympathised with the victims of the explosion, and then called for calm as the state government makes frantic

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President Buhari’s $22.79bn loan request on indefinite hold by House of Rep

by Damilola Agekameh President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to borrow $22.79 billion has hit a brick wall as the House of Representatives has postponed the consideration of the loan request indefinitely, days after the Senate announced its approval. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, had said that President Buhari’s loan

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Kosofe community deserves better representation – Dayo Bush

The former lawmaker who represented Kosofe Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, has reiterated that the community deserves better representation just as he declared his intention to return to the National Assembly. Dayo Bush, as he is fondly referred among his followers, made the declaration while addressing

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