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8 May 2019
The House of Representatives has reconsidered and adopted a report on the Electoral Amendment Bill of 2018, which took into consideration all the observations made by President Muhammadu Buhari before declining assent prior to the 2019 general elections. The report was presented by the Chairman, Rules and Business, Edward Pwajok (PDP, Plateau), at the Committee…
28 Oct 2018
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the government and people of Edo State over the demise of elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih who died on Sunday at the age of 85. Dogara, in a condolence message on Sunday in Abuja, described Chief Anenih’s death as a huge loss not…
18 Oct 2018
The House of Representatives on Thursday stepped down the debate on the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 currently before it. The announcement was made at the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara. The motion to drop the bill, which was on Item 7 of the Order Paper of the day’s proceeding, was…
31 Aug 2018
Where would the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, be found in the divide between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when the National Assembly reconvenes for its final legislative year?  The speaker seems to be caught in a web of confusion whether to follow…
30 Jul 2018
Leadership of the National Assembly has condemned impeachment move against Benue governor, Samuel Ortom, by eight members of the House of Assembly, saying it was desecration of legislative sanctity. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, made the assertion in a statement in Abuja on Monday. The…
17 Jul 2018
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, said on Tuesday that the parliament would not continue to watch as confusion trailed the recovery of looted funds and assets. Dogara made this known at a public hearing in Abuja organised by the House’s Joint Committees on Public Accounts and Finance on the need to…
3 May 2018
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara has expressed solidarity with the Nigerian press on the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, describing free press as necessary ingredient of democracy. In a statement issued on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara decried rising violence and killings across…
16 Jan 2018
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara has expressed determination of the House to unravel the lingering fuel scarcity and the alleged re-introduction of fuel subsidy in the country. Dogara said this while welcoming members of the House of Representatives from the Christmas and New Year break. He urged the lawmakers to work…
27 Nov 2016
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, on his election as Ondo State Governor-elect.
7 Aug 2016
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that budget padding amounts to corruption as the action is against the public interest.
9 Jun 2016
Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, NARD have suspended their proposed plan to embark on an indefinite strike billed to commence today.

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