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Reps want fuel sold at N70 per litre

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Petroleum Products Prices Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) to review the current price template for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) with a view to reducing the price to N70. This followed the adoption of a

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Reps ask security agencies to arrest ‘MMM’promoters

The House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria to immediately go after the promoters Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, otherwise known as ‘MMM’ in Nigeria. Lawmakers strongly opposed the investment scheme,

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Reps order INEC to conduct re-run elections in Rivers, Anambra

The House of Representatives on Tuesday in Abuja urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct all pending re-run elections into legislative positions in Rivers and Anambra. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion under matters of urgent

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Reps Urge Buhari on Food Security

The House of Representatives has called on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate sustainable policies on food production in view of the extreme poverty and hunger in the land. The resolution of the House followed a motion of

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Reps to convene public hearing on airports concession

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation on Wednesday said it would convene a public hearing to discuss the proposed concession of some airport terminals by the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee’s Chairman,

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How we pad budgets every year — lawmaker

Last week, a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Gumau, appeared on Sunrise, a current affairs programme on Channels Television. In the interview, the lawmaker, a member of a pressure group in the House, Transparency Group, spoke frankly about

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Senators, reps are robbers and rogues after all- OBJ

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said the ongoing controversy in the national assembly over budget padding has confirmed his earlier position that lawmakers are “armed robbers and rogues, the Scoop reported.” The ex-president who spoke to journalists at the

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Reps: SERAP seeks probe of alleged N40bn budget padding

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), an NGO, has called for an independent investigation by the EFCC and ICPC into the alleged N40 billion 2016 budget padding by the National Assembly (NASS) In a statement on Sunday by SERAP

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