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House Of Reps Seeks Suspension Of Proposed National Census

Speaker, House of Reps Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Federal Government to immediately put a halt to plans to conduct national census in view of the rising cases of insecurity, The Nation reports. The House said the exercise should be suspended until the security situation improves while asking chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC) to brief the House on the planned exercise. Sponsor of the motion of urgent public importance, Rep Shehu Beji Barwa, told his colleagues if the exercise is allowed to go ahead, a…

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House Of Reps Move To Create 111 Seats For Women In National Assembly

House of Reps According to a report by Daily Trust, the House of Representatives has moved to provide special seats for women at National Assembly and state houses of assembly as it passes a bill through second reading. The bill, which seeks to alter some provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) was sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha. Presenting the bill during plenary on Wednesday, she said it sought to alter the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 to remedy the low…

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BBNaija’s CeeC seen kissing actor Timini Egbuson (video)

A video of Big Brother Naija former house Cynthia Nwadiorah, popularly known as CeeC, and Nigerian actor Timini Egbuson kissing has raised some eyebrows. The video of the reality star and the Nollywood playboy kissing, have gotten attention from fans on social media. However, many speculated that the video of the duo kissing might be a PR stunt for promotion as video of Ceec and actor Mawuli Gavor on a bed together had also gone viral few days ago. Meanwhile, other social media users believe that the video of Timi…

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Olakunle Churchill gifts grandmother a house

Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Olakunle Churchill has gifted his grandmother a new house to celebrate her. Olakunle Churchill gifts grandmother a house In a post sighted on his Instagram page, he shared photos of a newly completed apartment he gave out to his grandmother as a gift. He further stated that she deserves it for the level of love and sacrifice she had for him growing up. Recall Olakunle Churchill caused a stir on social media some few days ago when he announced his marriage to Rose Amour who allegedly…

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Nigerian Man Builds House With 14,800 Plastic Bottles In Kaduna (Photos)

Yahaya Ahmed built a house with plastic bottles A Nigerian Engineer has explained how he built a house using 14,800 sand-filled plastic bottles. According to his interview with PremiumTimes, the man built the house in Kaduna. Yahaya Ahmed, an engineer and the director of a non-governmental organisation, Developmental Association of Renewable Energies in Nigeria (DARE), said the house was built by his organisation to encourage recycling of waste materials, create jobs and ensure a safer environment in Nigeria. Mr Ahmed said workers filled the plastic bottles with sand and linked…

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House Of Reps Panel Opposes School Resumption Amidst Rising COVID-19 Cases

The federal government’s decision to reopen schools on January 18 has been faulted by the house of representatives panel on basic education and services. Last week, the presidential task force on COVID-19 insisted that the date for school resumption remains January 18. The clarification was made after Adamu Adamu, minister of education, said the federal government was considering shifting the resumption date over rising COVID-19 cases. But in a statement on Saturday, Julius Ihonvbere, chairman of the house committee, said the federal government did not consult the lawmakers before it…

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Uganda Election: Bobi Wine says his home is ‘under siege’

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has said the military has “taken control” of his house after “it jumped over the fence”. Wine is taking on President Yoweri Museveni who is seeking his sixth term in office. Bobi Wine tweeted the news just hours after he alleged Thursday’s election was rigged, saying “every legal option is on the table” to challenge the official results. “The military has jumped over the fence and has now taken control of our home,” he said in a tweet on Friday, adding in another that “None…

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Mike Pence writes Pelosi: I can’t remove President Trump (Read full letter)

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has written House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a fresh letter, stating that he is opposed to invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office. He said using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump would “set a terrible precedent.” According to him, the article should only be used in instances where the president is incapacitated or has a disability that prevents them from carrying out the duties of the office. “I do not believe that such a course of action is…

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US House passes resolution calling to remove President Trump by 25th Amendment

The US House of Representative passed on Tuesday evening a resolution urging Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to expel President Donald Trump from office. Pence has said he would not yield to the calls. The Democratic-run chamber, anticipating the vice president’s resistance, was already barreling ahead with plans to impeach Trump on Wednesday for an unprecedented second time. With just over a week left in Trump’s tumultuous one-term presidency, Democratic lawmakers from Texas and beyond — joined by a small but growing number of Republicans —…

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Insecurity: We Didn’t Apologise For Inviting Buhari – Reps

House of Representatives The House of Representatives has said it didn’t apologise to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari after inviting him to address them on insecurity challenges in the country. Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Benjamin Kalu, issued the denial in a statement on Monday, titled ‘Clarification on Apology to the Presidency.’ The statement was in reaction to a report in the media that the House had withdrawn its invitation to the President and that those who sponsored the motion calling for Buhari’s invitation had apologised…

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Insecurity: Reps Cancel Buhari’s Invitation, Apologise to Presidency

House of Representatives Under pressure House of Representatives on Saturday canceled its invitation extended to President Muhammadu Buhari over insecurity in the country, according to TheNation. The House also apologized to the Presidency. The House leadership, according to sources, found that the initial invitation had assumed ethnic and political dimension. It was also learnt that some of the lawmakers behind the motion to invite Buhari had apologised to the Presidency. They claimed that their motion was not intended to embarrass the President, contrary to insinuations in some quarters. Some members…

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House Maid Caught Feeding Her Boss’ Baby With Urine (VIDEO)

Making rounds on the internet, a very disturbing video has popped up with a house maid feeding her boss’ baby with urine. The maid was caught with the feeding bottle of the baby half filled with the urine of which she has already fed the baby with some of the urine. It seems the maid has no tangible reason for feeding the baby with the urine upon been interviewed by the ‘man’ of the house. Watch Video below; [embedded content]

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Joe Biden Twists His Ankle Playing with Dog, To Be Examined by Doctor

Breaking News President-elect Joe Biden might be limping his way into the White House — the guy twisted his ankle this weekend playing with his dog … and is getting checked out just in case. Biden was injured Saturday while playing with his German Shepherd, Major. He slipped and twisted his ankle in the process. Out of an abundance of caution, his team says he’ll be examined by an orthopedist Sunday afternoon. Reporters weren’t allowed to view Biden going in or out of the doctor’s office, per his team’s request.…

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Family demands N500m from Gbajabiamila over newspaper vendor’s death

After being shot by a security aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, late newspaper vendor, Ifeanyichukwu Okereke‘s family has written a letter to the Speaker, demanding N500 million. This is according to a letter dated November 23, 2020, signed by the lawyer of the family, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN). Ozekhome was given the mandate to write the letter by the father of the deceased, Okorie Okereke; and the younger brother to the deceased, Destiny Okereke. The Department of State Services had last week arrested the…

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