New bill to jail protesters for 5-years passes first reading in house of reps

A bill that was brought before the house of representatives on Thursday to jail protesters for five years has reportedly passed the first reading. The Bill entitled: ‘An Act To Amend The Criminal Code ACT, CAP 38, Laws Of The

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PDP House of Reps members walk out as Gbajabiamila rules against request to demand overturn of Twitter ban

House of Representatives members elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday June 8, staged a walk out after speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila ruled against a request to demand overturn of Twitter

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House of Reps set to legalize the use of Indian hemp for economic benefits – Spokesperson Benjamin Okezie Kalu

The spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, says the lower chamber of the National Assembly is set to legalize the use of Indian Hemp in Nigeria for economic benefit. Kalu announced this at a press conference on

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Reps Ask Buhari to Declare State of Emergency Over Insecurity

The House of Representatives on Tuesday April 27, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency over the insecurity being witnessed across the country. Members of the lower chamber of the national assembly also summoned the National

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