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The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to probe the circumstances surrounding the death of four-year-old Master Miguel Ovoke. Until his mysterious death, Miguel was a pupil of BrickHall School, Abuja. Master Miguel reportedly died on the school premises during feeding hours. The PUNCH reported that the medical report, signed by Dr Akinwande Ajayi of […]

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Saturday, said it will not hesitate to impeach the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, if it becomes the last resort to uphold the Constitution. This is as the 27 lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, took a swipe at the former Rivers State […]

The absence of Close Circuit Television Cameras, coupled with a low fence, caused the jailbreak experienced at the Kuje Custodian Centre on July 5, 2022, the Nigerian Army has said. The Army disclosed this on Wednesday during the investigation instituted by the House of Representatives Joint Committees on Reformatory Institutions, Justice, Police Affairs, Interior, and […]

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to ban the importation of adire/kampala and other local fabrics to protect the local market and earn foreign exchange for the country. The resolution of the House followed the adoption of the motion titled, “Call to revive and promote the traditional fabric industry of Adire/Kampala […]

The House of Representatives Committee on Anti-Malaria, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis demanded that the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Mohammed Pate, and the Permanent Secretary, Daju Kachollom, appear before it within 72 hours regarding allegations of misusing $300m allocated to combat malaria since 2021. The committee also warned of possible consequences if they fail to comply.

The head of the Air Force, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, has expressed dissatisfaction with the expensive fuel prices and additional charges. He mentioned that the cost of Jet A-1 was around N1,200 per litre instead of the N360 per litre that the service had planned for. Abubakar identified this as one of the problems […]

A bill seeking the establishment of the National Institute of Construction Institute, Itele, Ogun State, passed Second Reading on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Titled “A bill for an act to establish the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management, Itele, Ogun State and for Related Matters” seeks to provide a […]