NASS Joint Minority Caucus Asks Nigerians to Continue Using Twitter

The Joint Minority Caucus of the Senate and the House of Representatives has met over the ban on Twitter by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government and restated its condemnation of the embargo as draconian and unacceptable. In a Statement jointly signed by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and that of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon.Ndudi Elumelu, the Joint … Continue reading NASS Joint Minority Caucus Asks Nigerians to Continue Using Twitter

REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS SUSPENSION OF TWITTER

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned, in its entirety, the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria by the Federal Government describing it as a clear violation of freedom of speech and other democratic rights and tenets as provided by the 1999 constitution. The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Saturday, described … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS SUSPENSION OF TWITTER

Constitutional Amendment: OKOWA ADVOCATES DEVOLUTION OF POWERS TO STATES, COUNCILS

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday advocated for devolution of powers to states and local governments to stop overburdening the Federal Government with many responsibilities. Okowa made the call when he received on a courtesy visit, House of Representatives Sub-Committee on review of the 1999 Constitution led by Deputy Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Wase, at Government House, Asaba. According to … Continue reading Constitutional Amendment: OKOWA ADVOCATES DEVOLUTION OF POWERS TO STATES, COUNCILS

REPS MINORITY LEADER, ELUMELU, HAILS DAME OKOWA@60

The Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has congratulated the Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, on her 60th birthday anniversary. Hon. Elumelu, in his congratulatory message, described Dame Okowa as an epitome of humility and a great pillar of hope to the less privileged in the society. He commended her for allowing God to use her through … Continue reading REPS MINORITY LEADER, ELUMELU, HAILS DAME OKOWA@60

HoReps Constitution Review: SOUTH SOUTH ZONAL PUBLIC HEARING TO HOLD IN ASABA

The House of Representatives Committee on Constitutional Review will hold its South South zonal public hearing in Asaba, Delta State. According to statement signed by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Special Committee on Constitution Review, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and Chairman, South South Public Hearing, Asaba Centre, … Continue reading HoReps Constitution Review: SOUTH SOUTH ZONAL PUBLIC HEARING TO HOLD IN ASABA

May 29: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS DECLARES APC ADMINISTRATION A FAILURE

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration in the Country has failed on all fronts in the last six years. In a Statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on Friday 28th May, 2021, the Caucus said, “as the Nation observe the May 29 government anniversary, the … Continue reading May 29: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS DECLARES APC ADMINISTRATION A FAILURE

APC PLOTS TO VEST POWER TO CONSTITUTE APPEAL TRIBUNAL ON CJN, SAYS GOV WIKE; URGES UPWARD REVIEW OF DERIVATION TO 50%, SEEKS ADDITIONAL STATE FOR S/EAST

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the All Progressives Congress (APC) intend to use the ongoing constitutional amendment to vest power on Chief Justice of Nigeria to set up panel to hear appeal from election tribunal. And concerned about this inordinate scheme, the governor has urged members of the National Assembly to shun partisan politics and primordial sentiments and work for the interest … Continue reading APC PLOTS TO VEST POWER TO CONSTITUTE APPEAL TRIBUNAL ON CJN, SAYS GOV WIKE; URGES UPWARD REVIEW OF DERIVATION TO 50%, SEEKS ADDITIONAL STATE FOR S/EAST