Edo Rep Member Declared Dead
A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen is dead, the deceased won his reelection ticket in May.
He was a member of the Edo State House of Assembly representing Ikpoba-Okha State Constituency from 2007- 2015 on two terms. In 2014, he defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ise-Idehen attended Emotan Primary School and was a pioneer student of the University of Benin Demonstration Secondary School, both in Benin City. He excelled in academics and Sports and represented the defunct Bendel State as a shot-putter and Discus thrower in national and international competitions.
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives (Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency), he won a return ticket at the PDP Primary in May.
Ise-Idehen (born June 7, 1969), married with children,a devout Catholic, philanthropist, a Knight of Columbus died on Friday morning from yet undisclosed ailment.
Former House of Rep Speaker Arrested for Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former speaker of the House of Representatives, Patricia Olubunmi Etteh.Etteh, who is presently being grilled by EFCC’s special duties unit was alleged to be involved in a solar power electrification scam in Akwa Ibom State.It is important to note that Etteh was the first female house of representatives speaker, but she was removed in 2007 based on allegation of corruption.
Twitter Ban: Rep Summons Lai Mohammed
Consequently on the decision by the federal government to ban Twitter, the popular microblogging platform in Nigeria, the house of representatives has summoned now summoned Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, over the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria.At its sitting on Tuesday, the house mandated its committees on communication, justice, information and culture, and national security and intelligence to immediately commence an investigation into...
Rep Asks FG To Replace NYSC With Military Service.
One of the 360 House of Representatives members; Hon. Zakariya Dauda Nyampa has advocated for the modification of the compulsory National Youth Service Corps which is a program meant for fresh before evolving into the labour market and he proposed that graduates should now be enlisted into the Nigerian Army.Hon. Nyampa who represents representing Michika/Madagali constituency of Adamawa state argued that the military service should replace the mandatory one-year Na...
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