LEGISLATURE

Insecurity: President Buhari May Appear Before Reps December 10_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari may appear before the House of Representatives on December 10, following the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance. Benjamin Kalu, the Spokesperson for the House of Reps, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. The President was invited on December 2 by the lawmakers in a rowdy session… Continue reading Insecurity: President Buhari May Appear Before Reps December 10_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

Gbajabiamila Confirms Death of Vendor Shot by Aide_Ada Nkong

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has confirmed the death of a newspaper vendor shot by one of his security aides on Thursday. Gbajabiamila who, in a series of tweets on his official handle in the early hours of Friday, narrated how the incident took place, explained that the vendor was hit… Continue reading Gbajabiamila Confirms Death of Vendor Shot by Aide_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

CRSHA Call for Suspension of Carnival Calabar _Ada Nkong

Following a resolution moved by the leader Cross River state house of assembly, Honorable Peter Odey, the house has called for the suspension of the 2020 Calabar Carnival. The Cross State House of Assembly adopted the resolution calling on the State Government and it’s agencies to suspend the 2020 Calabar Christmas Carnival and other related… Continue reading CRSHA Call for Suspension of Carnival Calabar _Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

No More Foreign Trips for President Buhari- Senate _Ada Nkong

The Senate, on Thursday, told State House officials that , President Muhammadu Buhari should stop embarking on foreign trips for medical attention henceforth. According to the Senator Danjumah La'ah, ( Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kaduna South) -led Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs, who spoke when the State House Permanent Secretary, Tijani Umar,the… Continue reading No More Foreign Trips for President Buhari- Senate _Ada Nkong

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