Reps move for commission to develop South West

A bill for the establishment of a commission to address the infrastructure deficit in the southwest geopolitical zone yesterday scaled through second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Mr. Olufemi Fakeye and 80 others, including Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the piece of legislation is entitled, “A bill for an act to […]

‘Only 36 Women have been in Senate since 1999’ – Report

  A report by an indigenous nongovernmental organisation, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has said the Nigerian Senate has had only 36 women since 1999 when the current democratic dispensation began. The CITAD report, unveiled at a training for journalists in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, states that the Senate has had 654 […]

Reps to partner with movie directors on Nollywood development

The House of Representatives has expressed its readiness to partner the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, to enhance its performance in the entertainment sector and boost government revenue. The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the Nigerian film industry had come a long way, adding that all well-meaning Nigerians, especially government at all levels, should […]

Coronvirus: Reps begin move to evacuate Nigerians from China.

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a call for the evacuation of Nigerians from China as coronavirus spreads from the country to other parts of the world.   The Chairman of the House committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Benjamin Kalu, had moved a motion praying that Nigerians stranded in China […]