Reps Pledge Donation of 50% Salary Cut for 6 Months to Support FG’s Efforts at Solving Food Crisis

Abuja, FCT | Thursday, July 18, 2024 – The House of Representatives has passed a multi-partisan resolution, supported by Members across the eight political parties represented in the 10th Assembly, urging calm among Nigerians amidst proposed protests. The resolution calls on proponents of nationwide demonstrations to reconsider street-level actions and engage in constructive dialogue with the government. This resolution follows…

House Announces the Passing of Rep. Ekene Abubakar Adams

The House of Representatives is saddened to announce the passing of a dear member of the 10th Assembly, Rep. Ekene Abubakar Adams (LP, Kaduna), who died early Tuesday, at the age of 39. Rep. Adams was a dedicated public servant, passionate sports administrator, and kind philanthropist who, until his demise, chaired the House Committee on Sports. He was a first-term…

Celebrating the Revitalisation of Our Media Centre

Upon assumption of office as House Spokesman and Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, together with my Deputy, Rep. Philip Agbese, we were determined to improve the working conditions for our Press Corps and elevate the standards of media engagement. Yesterday marked a significant milestone as we hosted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt.…

House set to hold Inaugural Legislative Open Week, 2024

Abuja, FCT | Monday, July 1, 2024 – Following an earlier release, the 10th House of Representatives is set to host its inaugural Legislative Open Week from Wednesday, July 3, to Friday, July 5, 2024. Themed “Improving Inclusion through Citizens Engagement,” this event aims to promote an open parliament and enhance citizens’ participation, in alignment with Agenda 6 of the…

Representing Speaker Rt Hon. Abbas Tajudeen at Rep. Ojema Ojotu’s Reception in Benue State

Honoured to represent the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, PhD, at a Reception held in honour of Rep. Ojema Ojotu, yesterday in Benue State. The Benue lawmaker who chairs the House Committee on National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) was conferred with the prestigious chieftaincy title of Aboh-OcheK’Idoma (Warlord/Defender of Idoma Land) by HRM Agaba’Idu Chief…

House of Representatives Passes Bills Extending Implementation timeline for 2023 Budget Till December 31, 2024

– Green Chamber also extends Implementation of Supplementary Appropriation Act 2023 till December 31, 2024 Abuja, FCT | Thursday, June 27, 2024 – The House of Representatives today considered and passed two money bills extending the implementation of the 2023 Appropriation Act and the 2023 Supplementary Appropriation Act until December 2024. The executive arm of government presented the two bills…

House of Representatives Pays Tribute to Late NCS Deputy Comptroller, Etop Andrew Essien

Abuja, FCT | Wednesday, June 26, 2024 – The House of Representatives pays tribute to the late Deputy Comptroller Etop Andrew Essien, a dedicated and exemplary officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The dear departed passed on Tuesday, in active service during a convivial engagement with the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), where he shared his expertise and insights with…

Statement on the Passing of Nigeria Customs Service Official at the National Assembly

Abuja, Nigeria | Tuesday, June 25, 2024 – It is with deep sadness and regret that we confirm the passing of an esteemed official of the Nigeria Customs Service who was at the National Assembly for an engagement with a House Committee. During the engagement, which occurred around 1.00pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, the official developed sudden health complications.…

House of Representatives to Resume Second Session of 10th Assembly

– Set to hold inaugural Legislative Open Week Abuja, FCT | Monday, June 24, 2024 – The House of Representatives is set to resume the Second Session (2024/2025) of the 10th Assembly on Thursday, June 27, 2024. This development was communicated to Honourable Members via an internal memorandum from the Clerk, House of Representatives, Dr. Yahaya Danzaria, Esq, on Monday,…

House of Representatives to hold Hearing on Bill to Regulate Corporate Social Responsibility

Abuja, Nigeria | Monday, June 24, 2024 – The House of Representatives announces a public hearing on a proposed legislation titled “A Bill to Regulate Corporate Social Responsibility and Related Matters” (HB. 243), sponsored by Rep. Olumide Osoba (APC, Ogun). This public engagement will be chaired by Rep. Lilian Orogbu (LP, Anambra), Chairperson of the House Committee on Corporate Social…