Gbajabiamila urges Ghana to revisit $1m capital base for Nigerian business owners

Seeks bilateral trade law between both countries Advocates application of ECOWAS protocols By Henry Omunu Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has advocated the review of the $1million capital outlay slammed on Nigerian business owners by Ghanaian authorities. The speaker made the demand during a bilateral meeting with Ghanaian lawmakers and other top…

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

Gbajabiamila …Seeks bilateral trade law between the two countries …Advocates application of ECOWAS protocols …At least for now, let Nigerian traders respect the law —Ghana Trade minister Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has made some far-reaching proposals that would bring an end to the attacks on Nigerian traders doing business in Ghana,…

Gbajabiamila hopeful of mutually acceptable resolutions to Ghanaian Diplomatic Face-off

As Nigerian Traders narrate ordeals to Gbajabiamila The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila says he is hopeful that Nigeria and Ghana will arrive at mutually acceptable resolutions to the trade disputes that erupted some weeks back. The Speaker, who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives, said this…

Reps, PDP at loggerheads over probes

PHILIP NYAM reports on the war of words between the leadership of the House of Representatives and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the Green Chamber’s directive to all its committees to suspend ongoing probes and investigations On August 20, the House of Representatives suspended all investigations, public hearings, and committee meetings and activities of…

GHANA: Buhari meets Gbajabiamila in Aso Rock (VIDEO)

  By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on the Speaker’s legislative Diplomatic visit to Ghana.    Also read: Southern Kaduna: We won’t sweep underlying issues under the carpet — Osinbajo   Vanguard News The post GHANA: Buhari meets Gbajabiamila in Aso Rock (VIDEO)…

Ghana: Gbajabiamila gets Buhari’s blessings for ‘legislative diplomacy’

Gbajabiamila By Johnbosco Agbakwuru SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Tuesday got the blessings of President Muhammadu Buhari to travel to Ghana on what he called “Legislative Diplomacy”, over the closure of Nigerian shops in the west African country. Gbajabiamila had last week said the closure of Nigerian shops in Ghana…

Chinese loans: Thrills and frills of Reps’ probe

PHILIP NYAM reports on the House of Representatives’ investigation into loans obtained by the Federal Government from China to execute railway projects in the country   The continuation of the House of Representatives probe into Chinese loans for railways in the country was last week mired in drama occasioned by disagreement between the probe committee…

Row over National Water Resources Bill

Lawyers: Proposed National Resources Bill will not stand   AKEEM NAFIU writes that lawyers have joined the fray to kick against the passage of the National Water Resources Bill by the National Assembly. They said the legislation would has no good intention other than to further foist wretchedness and avoidable hardship on Nigerians   Oppositions…