Yakubu Dogara

Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker
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Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris The House of Representatives, on Wednesday threatened to summon the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, if Rep. Abubakar Lado (APC-Niger) arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was not released within 12 hours. Lado currently represents Gurara/Suleja/Tafa Federal Constituency of Niger State. The […]

2019 election funds are safe, Dogara assures Nigerians
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2019 election funds are safe, Dogara assures Nigerians

[FILES] Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/House of Representatives Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has assured Nigerians that funding for the 2019 general elections was intact and not under any threat of sacrificing it for contingencies that may arise in the Service Wide Votes. The […]

Osun poll: Saraki, Dogara lead protest to INEC office
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Osun poll: Saraki, Dogara lead protest to INEC office

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of representatives Yakubu Dogara, and the national chairman of People’s Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, Friday, led a protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. The party leaders demanded the cancellation of the outcome of the […]

Nigeria at 58: Don’t lose hope in Nigeria, Dogara says
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Nigeria at 58: Don’t lose hope in Nigeria, Dogara says

[FILES] Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/House of Representatives As Nigeria marks its 58th Independence anniversary, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians not to lose hope and faith in the progress of the country. Dogara, in a message on Sunday in […]

Dogara indecisive over defection to PDP
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Dogara indecisive over defection to PDP

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/House of Representatives The Speaker of the house of representative, Yakubu Dogara has claimed he is still indecisive on leaving the Nigeria ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party(PDP). The three-term lawmaker said he was compelled […]

Dogara eyes fourth term in House of Representatives
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Dogara eyes fourth term in House of Representatives

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/House of Representatives Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is to re-contest the Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives.   The three-term lawmaker, who was addressing his constituents who thronged his Abuja home yesterday asking him to […]

Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse
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Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse

The petitioner and president, Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen in discussion with the Baroness of McIntosh at the UK House of Lords in London A humanitarian organisation, Jose Foundation, has kick-started the collection of signatures nationwide under the #NAME AND SHAME CSE MOVEMENT, to petition President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Senator Bukola […]

Amnesty beneficiaries disown petition against Dokubo
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Amnesty beneficiaries disown petition against Dokubo

Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo • No Funds Misappropriated –Amnesty Boss Barely a week after a group of purported beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the aegis of Niger Delta Ex-agitators Forum (NDEF) petitioned the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara over sundry issues, an interesting twist […]

APC accuse Saraki of treason against Nigerian Government
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APC accuse Saraki of treason against Nigerian Government

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday has accused Senate president Bukola Saraki of committing a treasonable offence against the Nigerian Government. Saraki and speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara had earlier refused to reconvene the National Assembly, stating that joint committee on electoral matters has to meet with […]

Dogara urges vigilance as ULC, CLO seek probe of security agency
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Dogara urges vigilance as ULC, CLO seek probe of security agency

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has charged Nigerians to remain vigilant in safeguarding the country’s democracy.He said this while felicitating with a member of the House, Toby Okechukwu, at the National Assembly complex in Abuja and applauded all who resisted those […]

Saraki, Dogara insist APC lack number for impeachment
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Saraki, Dogara insist APC lack number for impeachment

Senate President Bukola Saraki (left) and Speaker Yakubu Dogara during a joint session of the Nigerian National Assembly. The leadership of the Nigeria’s National Assembly has insisted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lack the required numbers to impeach Senate president Bukola Saraki and speaker Yakubu Dogara. Saraki who […]

Why Buhari will not interfere in Benue crisis – Presidency
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Why Buhari will not interfere in Benue crisis – Presidency

Buhari's arrival in Togo The Nigerian Government Tuesday denied being behind the plan to oust the Benue state governor by a group of lawmakers led by an already impeached speaker. The lawmakers seized the state assembly Monday morning, with armed police condoning off the premises to serve an impeachment notice […]

Weekly political notes
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Weekly political notes

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/House of Representatives Protesters Storm National Assembly, Demand Resignation Of Saraki, Dogara Members of the Citizens’ Action to Take Back Nigeria (CATBAN) on Tuesday, stormed the main entrance of the National Assembly to demand the immediate resignation of Senate President Bukola Saraki and […]

Reps reconvene, want masterminds of attacks punished
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Reps reconvene, want masterminds of attacks punished

Members of the House of Representatives during a plenary The House of Representatives yesterday reconvened from its month-long Sallah recess, condemning the recent massacre in Plateau State. It consequently demanded that the culprits be fished out for punishment. Adopting a motion sponsored by Istifanus Gyang (Barkin Ladi/Riyom Constituency) at a […]

Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack security chiefs
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Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack security chiefs

Chief of Air Staff; Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Marshal Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; Chief of Army Staff; Lt. General Tukur Yusufu Buratai and Chief of Defence Staff; General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin. • Rights group may take president to ICJ • Four killed in fresh Plateau herdsmen […]