Take The Battle To These Criminals – Gbajabiamila to Service chiefs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has asked the armed forces to take the battle to the criminals in their hideouts, in a bid to tackle the security challenges in the country. He stated this on Wednesday when he met with the service chiefs and the joint House Committees on ‎Defence, Army, Navy and Air Force at the National Assembly complex in Abuja. Those present included Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

No rancour between Gbajabiamila, Jibrin- Reps

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on Media and Publicity, on Friday, said that the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila has fulfilled his promise to opposition parties in terms of committee positions. A member of the Committee, Yusuf Gaji, who briefed reporters also said there is no rancour between the Director-General of the Gbajabiamila/Wase Campaign organisation, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin. He said: “As regards to insinuations going on that Mr Speaker has failed to keep up to his promises to other political parties before election, of giving them 60 slots, I don’t think it is true. “Some people will

By |July 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

How PDP Reps rebuffed party, Wike, Dogara

ON Wednesday, the House of Representatives was caught in a turmoil impelled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in the House. Some PDP Reps went wild over the announcement of Ndidi Elumelu as the minority leader. The aggrieved members were simply acting the script of their national executive committee (EXCO), Governor Nyesom Wike and the immediate past Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara. The preferred choice of the EXCO and Wike is Hon. Ogundu Kingsley Chinda from Rivers State. Although they made their choice known to the members, the majority felt that since the national chairman of

By |July 6th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Gbajabiamila Introduces E-Voting On Serious Legislation At House of Rep

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said voting by members of the chamber on serious legislations will become electronic from Wednesday (today). Gbajabiamila made this known as part of announcements he made at the opening of the plenary on Tuesday. The Speaker noted that e-voting was introduced as part of the reforms by his leadership. He said, “In front of you on your seats, you have little panels that we installed. This is in keeping with some of the reforms we have talked about, that Nigerians will see. By tomorrow, I expect it to be fully

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Reps Speakership: We’ve not endorsed any candidate – PDP Caucus

The caucus of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied media reports that it directed its members to support any speakership candidate. In a statement on Wednesday by the house minority leader, Leo Ogor, the lawmaker described it as the handwork of propagandists who are mischievously twisting a goodwill message to imply support for a speakership aspirant. According to Premium Times, Mr Ogor was alleged to have said the caucus is not against its members working with speakership aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC). While refuting the reports, Mr Ogor emphasised that the caucus has directed its

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Reps speakership: 195 members-elect disown Gbajabiamila, adopt Bago

The support base of Mohammed Bago, a frontline contender to the speakership of the House of Representatives of the incoming 9th National Assembly may have increased with 195 members-elect signing up for him. The move apparently shows that the members-elect may have largely bought into the equity agitation of the aspirant against the choice of Femi Gbeajabiamila who is the preferred candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Similarly, 156 members were said to have openly declared support for his candidature recently after a meeting at a location in Gwarimpa, Abuja. Bago, a third time member from Niger State,

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Speakership: Lawyers Move Against Gbajabiamila, Says He Was Indicted By US For Corruption

The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates has called on the members of the incoming 9th House of Representatives to stick to a choice without a moral burden and questionable history in the coming speakership election or risk a reputation in the face of the entire world.  The coalition, in a statement signed by Pelumi Olajengbesi Esq, said based on the outcome of its investigations on contenders for the position of speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila should not be considered because of his purported indictment while practicing as a lawyer in Georgia, the United States of America. The group said Gbajabiamila’s

By |May 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

9th Assembly: ’51 APC Senators, 191 Reps signed for Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Senator representing Oyo North, Senator Fatai Buhari; the House of Representatives-elect for Ibadan North federal constituency, Hon. Musiliudeen Akinremi and a Civil Society Group, Gbaja for Speaker Civil Society Coalition, on Saturday in Ibadan, said Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, at the moment, have enough support of the National Assembly to lead the 9th National Assembly.  Fatai Buhari, while responding to questions from journalists in Ibadan, said 51 out of the 66 Senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have signed an endorsement list and pledged to vote for Senator Lawan, representing Yobe North District.

By |May 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Rep Speakership: Philip Undie Says Gbajabiamila Is An Ex-Convict, Approaches Court To Stop Him

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has been asked to bar a leading contender in the House of Representatives’ speakership race, Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting for the position. The court was specifically asked not to allow the lawmaker to stand for the Speakership election, on the allegation that he was convicted for fraud to the tune of $25,000 which he allegedly failed to disburse to his then client in 2003 in United States, where he was practicing as a lawyer. The plaintiff in the matter, Philip Undie, joined the House of Representatives, Attorney General of the Federation and the All

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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