The House of Representatives also said the two issues were the major factors crippling the nation’s economy.
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The aspirants, including a former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, former House of Reps member, David Umbugadu and Retired Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, made the pledge during a meeting convened by the state working committee of the party Monday in Lafia, the capital city.
This was contained in the report of the constitution amendment Bill that was presented before the House by Rep. Ahmed Wase, the Chairman of the Constitution Review Committee, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The House called for the unravelling of the perpetrators of the act, the reason for the invasion and the number of lives and property destroyed as well as offences committed by the communities.
Laisu, who died on Sunday, represented Gujiba, Gulani and Tarmuwa Federal Constituency between 2003 and 2007.
Rep. Onofiok Luke (PDP-Akwa-Ibom) who sponsored the bill, said it was aimed at removing the police from exclusive list to concurrent list, towards enhancing security of lives and property in the country.
The bill which is also known as Petroleum Industry Bill passed second reading after hours of debate during plenary on Tuesday in Abuja.
A press release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Dr. Kennie Obateru, quoted the Chairman House Committee on Gas Resources, Hon. Nicholas Mutu, as saying during an oversight visit to the NNPC Towers, Abuja, that the committee was pleased with the ongoing drive by the Corporation to promote the use of gas as a cheaper and cleaner form of energy.
Nunieh was scheduled to appear before the House of Representatives Panel investigating the NDDC on Thursday, but failed to appear due to the invasion of her residence in Port Harcourt by policemen as early as 4am.
The resolution was sequel to an unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) at an investigative hearing on Thursday in Abuja.
A member of the House of Representatives, Mufutau Egberongbe, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to eschew political and other sentiments and accord Lagos State its long-needed special status.
The House of Representatives has passed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N346.388 billion for the Niger Delta Development Commission for its 2019 operations.
The committee, chaired by Hon. Aliyu Dau queried the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman and the Permanent Secretary, Louis Edozien during the ministry’s budget defence on Thursday.
The House of Representatives to suspend plenary sessions from Thursday, October 10 until November 30 to enable its committees to pass the 2020 budget by December.
Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, on Tuesday expressed concern over the planned closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to put an end to banditry in Oyo state communities.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has attacked the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the former Lagos State Governor’s myriad of accusations against himself and the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected the Bill for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Forensic and investigative auditors of Nigeria for effective regulation and registration of members.
The House of Representatives, on Thursday, called on the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa farmlands and some villages in Jigawa.