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Again, 2 Reps members resign from APC

Two members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the House of Representatives on Thursday resigned their membership from the ruling party. The lawmakers announced their...

Buhari declines assent to Institute of Chartered Biochemist bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Institute of Chartered Biochemist and Molecular Biologists of Nigeria Bill 2018, recently passed by the National...

House pays tribute to late Tony Anenih, observes one minute silence 

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, described late Chief Tony Anenih as “a true democrat”. The tribute followed a letter by Rep Segius Oguns (Edo-PDP)...

‘APC lawmakers vows to impeach Dogara once NASS reconvenes’

Peter Akpatason, representing Akoko-Edo in the House of Representatives, says loyal members of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the house will carry out...

Why NASS won’t reconvene — Reps

A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives under the auspices of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, on Monday vowed that both chambers of the National...

Despite defection, APC still maintains majority ­­– Gbajabiamila

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has said that despite the defection of some lawmakers under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday, the party still maintained its majority stature in the House.

What Saraki, Dogara discussed with Buhari

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting...

Obasanjo, IBB, Saraki, others absent as Abiola’s investiture

Former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida and former President Olusegun Obasanjo were among the prominent personalities conspicuously absent at the Tuesday’s posthumous investiture of Moshood Abiola as Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR.

Dogara reacts to Premium Times’ ‘libellous’ report, says retract story or face consequences

The online news portal had published an exclusive story in which they alleged that Federal Ministry of Finance made illegal payments of funds to him and Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Buhari meets NASS leaders, PDP senators absent

President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the presidential villa, Abuja. However, most Principal officers elected on the...

Kerosene scarcity causes loss of lives – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has raised alarm on the reliance on firewood and sawdust for cooking by poor Nigerians due...

Dogara begs State Assemblies to endorse financial autonomy for LGs

State Assemblies should vote in support of the constitutional amendment ceding autonomy to local governments across the country, Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Only federal lawmakers take democratic dividends to rural communities – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that if not for lawmakers' zonal interventions and constituency projects, many communities in the...

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