A Bill seeking to establish National Commission for Almajiri Education and out of school children on Wednesday scaled second reading at the House of Representatives.
The APC candidate for Bungudu/Maru federal constituency in Zamfara, Abdulmalik Zubairu has donated empowerment tools to 300 women trained in various vocational skills in the constituency.
The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora has promised to reintroduce the Diaspora Voting Bill, to accommodate Nigerians living abroad.
Rep. Tolulope Shadipe, Chairman of the committee said this when the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, appeared before the committee.
The House of Representatives Committee on Defence has summoned heads of security agencies in the country over their refusal to buy arms and ammunition from the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON).