Stop Wasting Taxpayers’ Money On NEMA Probe, Group Tells Dogara…

Abuja – A group under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society Organization for Good Governance and Change Initiative has urged the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to stop wasting tax payers’ money in the guise of probing the activities of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). A statement by the Coalition on Monday signed…

NEMA: Osinbajo camp reveals how PDP, Atiku, Dogara allegedly planned...

The camp of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the meeting recently held in Dubai by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was targetted at the reputation of the Vice President. Osinbajo’s camp claimed that the PDP and Atiku were targeting the Vice President by spreading…

Dogara unhappy over poor implementation of capital projects…

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of representatives on Friday expressed disgust over poor implementation of federal capital projects across the country. The Speaker who expressed the concern during the tour of multi-billion naira permanent site of National Institute of Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), called for collaboration between the Executive and Legislative arms towards…

We Must Build Our Institutions To Deepen Democracy – Dogara…

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says to deepen Nigeria’s democracy, efforts must be made to build the nation’s institutions. Dogara said this on Friday during an inspection tour of the ongoing work at the permanent site of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILDS) along Airport Road, Abuja. According to him,…

Reps: Major shake-up as Dogara reshuffles standing committee…

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives during Wednesday plenary session announced a major reshufflement of chairmanship of key standing committees, barely eight months to the end of the 8th session of the National Assembly. One of the major beneficiaries of the new appointment is Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano) who was relieved of his appointment…

Nigeria’s democracy is not advancing – Dogara…

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Tuesday observed that Nigeria’s democracy is retrogressive considering the outcomes of the just concluded primary elections which took place across the country. Delivering a goodwill message at the public presentation of the book: “Intrinsic and extrinsic aids to the interpretation of the Constitution, statutes and private…

Dogara vows to resist attempt to frustrate Electoral Act amendment…

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the lower chamber would resist any further attempt to frustrate the enactment of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. According to him, failure to do so would be indicative of a desire not to improve on the successes recorded in the 2015 elections. He…

Dogara laments impunity during party primary elections…

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday expressed concern over the level of impunity which characterised the conduct of some primary elections conducted across the country. Dogara, who stated this while welcoming members back from the fourth annual recess, solicited for the support of all the members, including those who lost the ticket…

NASS: Full speech of Dogara as House of Reps reconvenes...

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the House of Representatives would resist any further attempt to frustrate the enactment of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. He said the failure to do so would be indicative of a desire not to improve on the successes recorded in the 2015 elections. Delivering…

2019: Dogara speaks on election funding being under threat…

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that funding of the 2019 general elections was not under any threat. The Speaker said this while addressing reporters at the National Assembly on Tuesday. According to him, provisions had been made for such contingencies under the Service Wide Votes. Dogara pointed out that there…