We Are Partnering Executive To Strengthen Security – Lagos Assembly

Posted by - May 11, 2021
Lagos House of Assembly says it is partnering with the executive arm to further strengthen security in the state. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Setonji David, stated this on Tuesday in Lagos. David, a two-term lawmaker, representing Badagry Constituency II, said security remained paramount in the heart of the Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa,

Insecurity: Reps Urge FG To Suspend 2021 Population, Housing Census

Posted by - May 5, 2021
House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to immediately suspend the proposed 2021 population and housing census to be conducted by the National Population Commission (NPC), due to insecurity. Representative Shehu Beji (APC-Niger) while moving a motion of urgent public importance on the floor of the House on Wednesday, in Abuja, bemoaned the state

Protest: Gombe Govt Imposes 24-Hour Curfew on Billiri LG

Posted by - February 20, 2021
  Gombe State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew with immediate effect on Billiri Local Government Area of the state, following the eruption of violence in the area. Professor Abubakar Njodi, Secretary to the State Government made this known at a news conference in Gombe on Friday.   Njodi said imposing the curfew became necessary

I Wore Uniform for 48 Years

Posted by - February 19, 2021
  The immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd), has told lawmakers that he wore the Nigerian Army uniform for 48 years. Olonisakin said he started out as a boy soldier, rising to a General.   The non-career Ambassadorial nominee, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, said the war

Persons With Disabilities Invade NASS Over Alleged Neglect

Posted by - December 17, 2020
  A group of physically challenged persons from the Niger Delta region, on Thursday, invaded the National Assembly, protesting against what they described as neglect by their lawmakers. The aggrieved protesters numbering over 50 forced their way into the complex of Assembly in spite of resistance by security officials at the gate. During the confrontation,

EndSARS: Lawmaker Earmarks N10m Relief for Victims

Posted by - October 24, 2020
Mr Temitope Adewale, a Lagos lawmaker, says he has earmarked N10 million emergency relief fund for victims of the EndSARS clash at Fagba area of the state. Adewale, representing Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 1 in Lagos House of Assembly, made this known to newsmen in Lagos on Friday. There was bloody violence, burning and looting in the

Lawmakers Call for Calm as EndSARS Protest turns violent in Ondo State

Posted by - October 22, 2020
The Ondo State House of Assembly has called for calm as the EndSARS protests by youths across the country turned violent in the state. The Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oloyelogun, on Thursday in Akure entreated the protesters to embrace peace and allow the government to attend to their agitations. He assured that the lawmakers sympathised with

ICPC Not Targeting Lawmakers With Constituency Projects Tracking – Chairman

Posted by - September 28, 2020
Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, says its Constituency Projects Tracking is not targeted at lawmakers. Owasanoye disclosed this on Monday, in Abuja at the 2nd National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector, which was organised in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary of the