The leadership of the National assembly, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are billed to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London where the President is currently observing a medical vacation.
A bill seeking to create an appeal court to try cases pertaining to the Christian faith has passed for second reading at the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The current economic recession in the country notwithstanding, the House of Representatives has commenced the disbursement of brand new vehicles to all its 360 members.
Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has gone on exile, vowing never to return to Nigeria until his safety could be guaranteed.
A United Kingdom-based newspaper, the African Voice, has honoured Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on appropriation, with the African Voice Leadership in Legislative Governance Award by African Voice.
Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House,asking for N1 billion in damages.
The Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives have come down heavily on the Department of State Security, DSS, for the arrest of some of the countries senior Judges in the early hours of Saturday, October 8. The judges were however released on bail yesterday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper, FSP, to the National Assembly, ahead of the 2017 budget.
The controversy in the House of Representatives over allegations of corruption against Speaker Yakubu Dogara has assumed a new dimension as Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee has revealed why his colleagues are keeping quiet over his allegations.
Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed October 21 for the hearing of a suit filed by Abdulmumin Jibrin, former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriation, challenging his suspension from the House.