House of Reps adjourns plenary over faulty microphones
Nigeria's House of Representatives on Wednesday h adjourned its plenary session for the day over faulty microphone system. The House had on Tuesday adjourned plenary to Wednesday due to the same reason. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, said the problem has not been fixed because it can only be done by the manufacturers of…
Reps push for removal of age bias against job-seekers
Barring last minute changes, the House of Representatives will push for the stoppage of discrimination against job-seekers on the basis of age.
Reps move against adulteration of petroleum products, appoint new committee chairmen
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to tackle the challenges associated with adulteration of petroleum products in the country.
Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday threatened to summon the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, if Rep. Abubakar Lado...
2019 election funds are safe, Dogara assures Nigerians
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 lower legislative arm of the Nigeria government resumed on Tuesday 9 October after going on recess…
Towards robust and vibrant legislative culture
Despite hiccups in the activities of the legislature and the rancorous interface of the lawmaking body with the executive arm here at home, the parliament still plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world. The National Assembly’s roles in the democratic space is mainly to legislate…
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 just concluded Osun State governorship election. The Osun…
Eminent Nigerians preach hope, peace, governors pardon 294
The challenges facing it notwithstanding, eminent citizens expressed hope at the greatness of Nigeria as the 58th anniversary of its nationhood was yesterday marked.They were unanimous in their positions that the country has prospects of rising again with its resilient people.
Nigeria at 58: Don’t lose hope in Nigeria, Dogara says
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 Abuja to commemorate the anniversary, expressed optimism that Nigerians would soon begin to experience the true…
Dogara mourns Funke Adedoyin, says she was a vibrant lawmaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the people and government of Kwara State over the death of Funke Adedoyin, who was a member of the House.