AGRICULTURE · LEGISLATURE

House Committee Underscores Diasporas Contribution to Economy_Ada Nkong

,Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Sen. (Dr) Ibrahim Oloriegbe on Thursday described the Nigerians in the Diaspora as the greatest assets of the country citing their contributions to the nation's development. A statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun reports that. Oloriegbe, who led other committee members on inaugural oversight functions to the headquarters of Nigerians in… Continue reading House Committee Underscores Diasporas Contribution to Economy_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

Akpabio Says 9th Assembly Not Involved in 60% NDDC Contracts_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday, says the two chairmen of the committee probing the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), know the lawmakers that received most of the contracts given out by the commission. He made the assertions in a letter to the Green Chambers, read on the floor by… Continue reading Akpabio Says 9th Assembly Not Involved in 60% NDDC Contracts_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

NDDC MD Slumps During Hearing _Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say, acting Chairman of the NDDC ,Pondei has slumped at the fourth day of the house of rep committee hearing. Pondei had been grilled for over an hour and when he slowly slumped over his desk, appearing too faint. Once he was spotted, several people present at the hearing rushed to his… Continue reading NDDC MD Slumps During Hearing _Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

NDDC Probe: Committee Chairman Resigns_Ada Nkong

Chairman , house of representatives committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Olabunmi Tunji-Ojo,, has stepped down from the probe. This follows a drama that ensured at the committees hearing last Thursday ,when Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting managing director of the NDDC, walked out on the committee saying that Tunji-Ojo and Peter Nwaoboshi, his counterpart at… Continue reading NDDC Probe: Committee Chairman Resigns_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

NDDC Boss Walks Out on House of Assembly Investigative Hearing_Ada Nkong

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) led by the acting managing director ,Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, walked out on lawmakers during an investigative hearing organized by the House of Representatives. The Commission on Thursday refused to make its presentations before the House Committee on NDDC saying it cannot partake an investigative hearing which is being presided… Continue reading NDDC Boss Walks Out on House of Assembly Investigative Hearing_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE · WORLD NEWS

Mass resignation of 365 soldiers, Reps set to investigate_Femi Ehiabhi

THE House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the purported voluntary resignation of 365 soldiers from the Nigerian Army. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this resolution followed a unanimous adoption of a motion of Matters of Urgent Public Importance by the Chief Whip of the House, Honourable Mohammed  Monguno, at the plenary… Continue reading Mass resignation of 365 soldiers, Reps set to investigate_Femi Ehiabhi

LEGISLATURE

CRHA Leader Restates Commitment to Quality Representation_Ada Nkong

The member representing Ogoja in the Cross River State house of assembly, Peter Odey , has reiterated his commitment to the promotion of good governance and first class legislative framework .Odey , who os serving his second tenure ,made the commitment in a statement as he celebrates one year in office as a leader of… Continue reading CRHA Leader Restates Commitment to Quality Representation_Ada Nkong

Governance · LEGISLATURE · POLITICS

BREAKING: Senator Ali Ndume advocates For Adoption Of Part Time Status For National Assembly_Femi Ehiabhi

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume has called for the immediate adoption of Part-time legislative status for the National Assembly and the reduction in the salaries of lawmakers. This call was made by Senator Ali Ndume while speaking with newsmen in Abuja today June 10. Ndume said; “As far as I’m… Continue reading BREAKING: Senator Ali Ndume advocates For Adoption Of Part Time Status For National Assembly_Femi Ehiabhi

LEGISLATURE

Lawmakers Reject Castration as Punishment For Rape_Ada Nkong

The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected an amendment calling for castration as punishment for rape cases in Nigeria.The prayer was sponsored by Rep. James Faleke (APC-Lagos). During plenary, the house considered and approved a motion seeking severe penalties against worsening cases of rape in the country.Majority of lawmakers however shot down the prayer, as… Continue reading Lawmakers Reject Castration as Punishment For Rape_Ada Nkong