No going back, Labour says after meeting Gbajabiamila over proposed strike

No going back, Labour says after meeting Gbajabiamila over proposed strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday had a closed door meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila over its proposed strike action from Monday, September 28. The meeting held at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja and was intended to mediate and resolve the impasse between Organised Labour and the Federal Government (FG). The labour…

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CORRUPTION PROBES: SERAP drags Lawan, Gbajabiamila to court

CORRUPTION PROBES: SERAP drags Lawan, Gbajabiamila to court

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to court over their failure to publish reports of all completed public hearings and corruption probes. SERAP is accusing them of failing to publish reports of all completed public hearings and corruption probes. Thc orginsation is…

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Akpabio’s NDDC project revelation, exonerated us —Reps

Akpabio’s NDDC project revelation, exonerated us —Reps

The House of Representatives has officially reacted to the response by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, over projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to members of the National Assembly. The House said the response by Akpabio had exonerated members of the House, who were earlier accused of being beneficiaries by the minister and…

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NDDC PROBE: Gbajabiamiala may have tricked us – Ubani

NDDC PROBE: Gbajabiamiala may have tricked us – Ubani

Following the NDDC probe, the Niger Delta Minister, Akpabio who accused senators and federal house members of receiving Niger Delta contracts, has finally disclosed the names of the big-headed politicians. Monday Ubani, a former Vice President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has accused Femi Gbajabiamila, the Federal house of Reps speaker of manipulating the list presented by Akpabio. Ubani…

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Lockdown: Free electricity not for all Nigerians, speaker says

Lockdown: Free electricity not for all Nigerians, speaker says

The Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has explained that the proposed lockdown free electricity distribution is for a select group and not for all Nigerians. A meeting by top federal government officials, principal officers of the House of Representatives and stakeholders in the power sector resolved to set up a joint committee to work out modalities…

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Court dismisses suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s eligibility to be Speaker

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit challenging Femi Gbajabiamila’s eligibility to contest the recently-concluded speakership election of the newly-inaugurated 9th House of Representatives. The Court’s records sighted by correspondents on Tuesday showed that Justice Inyang Ekwo dismissed the suit following the decision of the plaintiff, Philip Undie, to discontinue the case. Undie had filed the legal…

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BREAKING: Gbajabiamila beats Bago, emerges Speaker

BREAKING: Gbajabiamila beats Bago, emerges Speaker

The immediate past Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives having garnered 281 votes out of 358 votes cast today in the speakership election, winning with a margin of over 90 per cent. Gbajabiamila who represents Surulere Federal constituency in the House of Representatives defeated his only contender, Umar…

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358 members pick between Gbajabiamila, Bago as voting begins

358 members pick between Gbajabiamila, Bago as voting begins

At least 358 members-elect of the House of Representatives will pick between Surulere constituency 1 lawmaker-elect of Lagos State, Femi Gbajabiamila and Umar Bago of Chanchagi Federal Constituency of Niger State as voting commences for the leadership of the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly. Gbajabamila was nominated by Abdulmumin Jibrin while Bago was nominated by Abubakar…

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Femi Gbajabiamila vows to sue CUPP for defamation

CUPP Rejects Gbajabiamila over Fraud Conviction In US

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character. The Director General of the Femi Gbajabiamila /Ahmed Wase Campaign Organisation, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano) made this known at a world press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. According to him, the decision to…

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CUPP Rejects Gbajabiamila over Fraud Conviction In US

CUPP Rejects Gbajabiamila over Fraud Conviction In US

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has rejected Femi Gbajabiamila as the next speaker of the House of Representative over alleged fraud conviction by a United States court in Georgia. Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, and 12 other national chairmen of political parties said this on Tuesday while addressing journalists in Abuja. Ugochinyere asserted that the federal lawmaker is not…

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