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Buhari’s attack on National Assembly confirms his incompetencies– PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent media interview confirmed that his administration was incompetent and failed to deliver good governance in the last four years across the country. It also alleged that in the said interview, Buhari allegedly resorted to blame game and false performance claims. READ ALSO: Saraki, Dogara …

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Saraki, Dogara planned to hurt me but hurting Nigerians instead– Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said he rated the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara very low in terms of patriotism. Buhari, who said he passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of the National Assembly, said they hurt Nigerians by delaying the enactment of 2019 …

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Why supplimentary budget delays, Saraki, Dogara give reason

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday gave reasons why the National Assembly could not reconvene. They stated that before resumption, the joint Senate and House of Representatives committees on electoral matters and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission would have to meet. The …

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N300m raised at Dogara’s 50th birthday

More than N300 million was raised at the 50th birthday of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday. The money would be donated to charity, specifically internally displaced persons. Aliko Dango, the President of Dangote Group, donated N100 million; Captain Idohosa Okunbo donated N50m; Chief Emeka Offor, N20m, governors of Bauchi, Sokoto, Zamfara, …

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Tell Nigerians your role in how Dogara became Speaker, Gbajabiamila challanges Tambuwal

Gbajabiamila challenges Tambuwal to state his role in Dogara’s Speakership Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday challenged the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, to state his role in how his successor, Yakubu Dogara, emerged Speaker. Gbajabiamila who must have been seeking way to put forth the question finally get …

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President Buahri felicitates with Yakubu Gogara at 50

On behalf of the Federal Executive Council and all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, as he turns 50 years. President Buhari joins the National Assembly, the Nigerian Bar Association, friends and family of the erudite and charismatic leader in celebrating the years of …

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Dogara tasks academic institutions on quality education

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja urged institutions of learning to impact quality education in their students. Dogara made the call when a delegation from the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, led by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Mohammad Mainoma, visited him at the National Assembly Complex. The speaker said …

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Buhari in closed door meeting with Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari today Monday, October 30 meets with leaders of the All Progressives Congress. The meeting is not unconnected with the upcoming national caucus meeting scheduled to hold late in the day. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdullaziz Yari …

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What Buhari told Pastor Adeboye as he receives him in London

President Muhammadu Buhari received the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye in London on Friday. This came after Mr. President has spent more than 100 days in he UK receiving treatment and has been visited by host of Nigerian political leaders, also visited by his media team last weekend. …

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Osinbajo: It will be suicide mission for me to threaten Saraki and Dogara

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo shared a video which shown the moment he joked about the futility of any attempt by him to threaten the national assembly given the combined physical size of its principal officers Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara compared to his. Osinbajo was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 16th Commonwealth Speakers …

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Budget Padding: SERAP begs court to compel EFCC to probe Dogara, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a suit before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking an injunction that will compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate all those involved in the alleged padding of the 2016 budget. Recall that former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, had …

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What Jibrin said about Dogara and Omisore will shock you

The former chairman of committee for appropriations of the house of representatives, Abdumumin Jibrin has said Iyiola Omisore, the former deputy governor of Osun state is the godfather of speaker Yakubu Dogara. This was contained in a letter Jibrin wrote to the All Progresives Congress (APC) national chairman, John Oyegun. He added that Dogara is …

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Budget Padding: Abdulmumin Jibrin is the real enemy – Chief Whip

Following the budget padding allegation levelled against principal members of the House of Representatives by the former Chairman, House Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, the Chief Whip of the House has finally responded and given his take on the alleged scandal. Mr Alhassan Doguwa, the Chief Whip of the House during an interview with Channels TV …

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SERAP blasts Dogara, says budget padding is corruption

Civil Rights Group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has blasted the Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara for his statement that “budget padding is not a crime under Nigerian law.” Dogara made the statement while fielding questions from statehouse correspondents minutes after he held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential …

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Jibrin vs Dogara: APC leadership is incompetent – Deputy spokesman, Timi Frank

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that his party’s leaders are incompetent. He told newsmen in Abuja yesterday that allowing the face-off between Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and Jibrin Abdulmumin, sacked Appropriations Committee Chairman, to degenerate showed that the APC leadership lacked capability. His words: …

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You’re a rogue, I’ll never apologize – Jibrin replies Dogara

Former House of Representatives Chairman on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has vowed not to apologize to Speaker Yakubu Dogara, over several allegations of fraud he leveled against him and other top officers of the green chamber. A statement Jibrin signed on Wednesday, said he had approached the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent …

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Immunity: Saraki, Dogara won’t benefit from it- Reps

THE House of Representatives yesterday explained that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu as well as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and his deputy, Yakubu Dogara and Yussuff Lasun respectively will not be beneficiaries of the proposed immunity for the presiding officers of the National Assembly in the ongoing …

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Expose our mistakes – Dogara charges journalists

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara yesterday harped on the importance of the media in a democracy, urging journalists to expose the mistakes of public office holders with a view to correcting them through constructive criticisms. Dogara, who made this assertion during the inauguration of the new leadership of the House Press …

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Rowdy Session in House of Reps over immunity for Saraki, Dogara

The House of Representatives descended into a rowdy session on Tuesday as members debated the planned immunity for the Senate president and the Speaker of the house of representatives, the Vanguard is reporting. The Minority Leader of the House, Leo Ogor, who presented the bill,  canvassed for the inclusion of the presiding officers of the …

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