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.
Rep Member Withdraws Bill Against Protest
The house of Representatives member representing the people of Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, Hon. Emeka Martins Chinedu has withdrawn his Bill intended to guard against the Killing of innocent Nigerians through Jungle justice.A Letter addressed to the Speaker and copied the Clerk, that was read on the floor of the House of Representatives earlier in the day, read as follows:"I write to inform you about m...
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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