Why I returned to APC – Dogara

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has explained why he returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Dogara, who returned to APC from PDP on Friday, in a letter of resignation addressed to Bogoro ‘C’…

Why we disagree with you, National Assembly tells president (Guardian)

Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara yesterday reaffirmed the independence of the National Assembly, saying the legislature will not be a rubberstamp of the executive arm of government. According to him, “by the constitution and design, the executive…

*Afenifere hails Ambode for integrating Lagos into Oodua (Independent)* In Nigeria, being a young woman “is a crime” – beautician (Vanguard)

Afenifere hails Ambode for integrating Lagos into Oodua (Independent) Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation has hailed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for the admission of Lagos State into the Oodua Investment Group. Speaking with Daily Independent, Yinka Odumakin, the party’s…

Dogara raises alarm on Bauchi government’s plot to implicate him (Guardian)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has written to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, on an alleged plot by the government of Bauchi State to indicate…

House of Reps still lasts until June — Dogara (Guardian)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has said the life of the current House still lasts until the next three months, adding that there were many pending issues before shortly it.. Dogara made this known in…

I’m impressed with the conduct of the elections – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described the conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections as very impressive even though he lamented that the card reader rejected his fingerprint. According to the Nigerian Tribune, while speaking…

Buhari to present 2019 budget Wednesday (Guardian)

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari will next Wednesday present the 2019 budget proposal before the Senate and House of Representatives. “May I crave the kind indulgence of the House of Representatives to grant me the slot of 11 hours on Wednesday,…

Vote buying a threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Saraki, Dogara (Nation)

President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said vote buying is a threat to the nation’s democracy. Speaking at a public hearing in Abuja, they called for urgent…

Politicians insert money in sandwich to buy votes – INEC (Punch)

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the umpire does not buy or sell votes during elections. Yakubu said he was at the ongoing public hearing organised by the National Assembly to hear from…

Two Reps members resign from APC (Nation)

Two members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives on Thursday resigned their membership from the ruling party. The lawmakers announced their resignation in two separate letters to the green chambers which were read on the floor…

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