New Speaker Emerge As Edo House Of Assembly Members Impeach Speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly Speaker, Francis Okiye, has been removed from office. He was impeached by nine out of the 10 lawmakers on Monday. The new speaker, Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West constituency, was elected. Although Edo Assembly has 24 members, only 10 were controversially inaugurated by the governor last year. The inaugurated members include seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers and three All Progressives Congress (APC) legislators. The impeached speaker presided over his own impeachment. The latest development came just about a month to the swearing-in of…

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Gbajabiamila urges Ghana to revisit law on $1m business capital

โ€ฆseeks bilateral trade law between the two countries โ€ฆadvocates application of ECOWAS protocols The Speaker of Nigeriaโ€™s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has made some far-reaching proposals that would bring an end to the attacks on Nigerian traders doing business in Ghana. During a ‘Legislative Diplomacy’ bilateral meeting with Ghanaian lawmakers and some top government officials as part of his ongoing visit to Ghana to resolve the crisis, Gbajabiamila advocated for an amicable settlement of trade disputes through arbitration and fair judicial processes. The Speaker also said he would…

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Speaker Gbajabiamila Says, Palliatives Must Reach All Nigerians In Need As The Members Resume Session

COVID-19: Palliatives must reach all Nigerians in need, while Nigeria must prevent massive outbreak, establish strategic response team as the House is set to pass law on SIP, fresh economic stimulus. The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the palliatives provided by the Federal Government at this time of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic must reach all Nigerians in need. Gbajabiamila said although the government has done its best to reach as many Nigerians as possible, evidence showed that many Nigerians in need are…

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Speaker Of The House Of Representatives, Femi Gbaja Meets The Chinese Ambassador On The Unfair Treatment of Nigerians In China

On Friday 10 April 2020, the Hon. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila met with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria,ย Zhou Pingjian. Femi Gbaja aired the concern of Nigerians with respect to ill-treatment melted on Nigerians living in China. The Speaker also showed a viral video where a diplomatic officer raised issues as to how the Chinese authority had seized the International passports of Nigerians while most of them have also been kicked out of their homes by landlords on the allegation of having Coronavirus. Some which tested negative…

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