Reps support bill to confer immunity on presiding officers

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Abiolapaul on February 25, 2020 at 5:35pm The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures immunity from prosecution. The ‘Bill for an Act to Alter Section 308 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to Extend Immunity to Cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions,’ sponsored by Mr Olusegun Odebunmi, was narrowly passed as members were divided over it. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, before the bill was debated, put the caveat that he was against the bill and was not willing to benefit from the privilege should it be eventually passed and assented to. He pointed out that he would only support the proposal where it would take effect from 2023 after the current leadership ends its tenure. The lawmakers later resolved that the bill should be pushed to Nigerians, through a public hearing, to accept or reject it. Details later… Read more: The Nation Nigeria

Who supports illegality? This is nothing but evil agenda & it should be condemned by all. Rubbish in the highest order...we are hoping the immunity for the executive will be removed from the constitution they are thinking of another nonsense.. who immunity help? femigbaja HouseNGR

SERAP, others sue Gbajabiamila, Reps over planned N5.04bn for 400 exotic cars – Daily TrustSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and members of the House from spending an estimated N5.04 billion to purchase 400 exotic cars for principal officers and members. SERAP is also … Good developement. The move should get to a logical conclusion

Reps summon 4 ministers over unaudited accounts – Daily TrustThe House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki; the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire; the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono and the Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, to appear before its Committee on Public Accounts. The ministers were summoned following the resolution by the committee after … HouseNGR Please include Sadiya_farouq in the list. Let her come out to explain the reason why she kept NPOWER stipends with her for so long

UPDATED: SERAP, others sue Gbajabiamila, Reps over proposed N5bn spending on 400 cars – Daily TrustThe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “restrain and stop Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives and all members of the House from spending an estimated N5.04 billion to buy 400 exotic cars for principal officers and members.” SERAPNigeria Honestly ts time Nigerians rise to ds idiots...pll r wallowing in penury, der s insecurity in d land, we r tagged d poverty cap of d global community, yet, d fools r not even patronizing d local manufacturer but mkg orders from foreign countries, same thing Dangote did! SERAPNigeria Nice onr SERAPNigeria I will only support Nigerian National assembly on the car purchases if the cars are security cars i.e armoured cars for security as practiced in highly unsecured regions like Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay e.t.c

Reps ommittee summons NIMASA to explain unaudited accountsThe House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to appear before it on Feb. 25

Mambilla Power Project till now existed only on papers, says Reps – Daily TrustThe Chairman, House Committee on Power, Rep. Magaji Aliyu has said that the over 40 years Mambilla Power Project only existed on books and papers. But it existed at all? That is Nigeria for you. Buhari has defeated boko haram yet he goes into security meetings with the Service Thiefs every week. Shame on Nigerian government very unserious country. Allah muntuba

400 exotic cars: Reps move to block smuggled, refurbished vehiclesThere is no servant leadership in nigeria any more The moment they are elected they forget the masses Dont you have your own vechicle before assumption of office.Must you really purschase cars despiste of the economy and the security issues springing up? This people are selfish . Either the country works or not is none of their business. Thieves in high places These same people will shout 'patronise made in Nigeria goods



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