Saturday, March 6, 2021


Yakubu Dogara

Bauchi commissioner resigns, declares allegiance to Dogara

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Commerce and Industries, Mohammmed Sadiq, has resigned his appointment, following a political fall-out between Governor Bala Mohammed and ex-Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

Dogara eyeing for APC presidential ticket, PDP alleges

The Chairman, Board of Trustees, BoT, of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Walid Jubrin, has said the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, defected to All Progressives Congress, APC, in anticipation for the 2023 presidential or vice presidential ticket.

JUST IN: Dogara returns to APC, meets Buhari at Villa

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressive Congress, APC.

North becoming epicenter of violence – Dogara

Former Speaker of House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara has lamented the security situation in Northern part of the country, saying the region is on fire and “those who love the region should come out and take responsibility”.

‘Atiku’s mandate will be restored’

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, will get his mandate restored, Adamu Sani, chairman of The Pukka Initiative, which campaigned for him, has assured.

Reps to probe alleged fraud in Amnesty programme

The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the alleged fraudulent activities taking place in the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

Defection: Court fixes May 17 for judgement on Saraki, Dogara, 52 other lawmakers

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit  seeking the removal of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other lawmakers.

Book on Gov. Gaidam ready for launch – Committee

A book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe, will be presented to the public on April 29, in Damaturu.

Dogara decries high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday decried the high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians.

NASS leadership: Crisis of endorsement by stakeholders

Who leads the 9th National Assembly is already a contentious issue. Although the National Assembly is self-regulatory, the controversy was sparked off by the endorsement of personalities for the positions of the Senate President and Speaker House of Representatives by the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC.

Dogara tackles INEC chairman over inconclusive election in Bauchi

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the Tafawa Balewa local government governorship election results in Bauchi state lacks substance and is a clear departure from the provision of the law.

Rigged presidential election responsible for low voter turnout – Dogara

The Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has decried low turn-out of voters in Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Bauchi state.

Yusuf Buba jostles to succeed Dogara as Speaker

Yusuf Buba, Member, Representing Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, Adamawa, has expressed desire to vie for the position of speaker of the House Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in the ninth assembly.

Atiku demands unconditional release of arrested PDP members

Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the unconditional release of party members illegally arrested and detained for political reasons in the just-concluded presidential election.

Dogara is a sinking man, I can’t be intimidated by his fictitious claim – Abubakar

Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, on Tuesday dismissed fraud claims by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, describing the speaker as a sinking man desperate to hold on to any straw for survival.

M.A Abubakar to Speaker Dogara: Your allegation against me ‘absolute balderdash’

Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has faulted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, for accusing him of fraud. 

House of Reps starts investigations into activities of PENCOM

The House of Representative has started investigations into the activities of the National Pension Commission, PENCOM, from April 2017 to date on the alleged violation of the Act establishing the commission.

Nigerian workers deserve living wage, not minimum wage — Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says a living wage is aptly appropriate for Nigerian workers rather than a national minimum wage because of the country’s harsh economic reality.

Political chicanery in the house of APC and PDP, by Prof. Abubakar Liman

The political scene in the country is to say the least quite intriguing. The heightening of the political temperature all started with the carefully orchestrated irreconcilable differences between the leadership of the National Assembly and the Executive arm of government,

Reps resume, adjourn plenary in honor of late Shagari

The House of Representatives upon resumption for the 2019 legislative duty on Wednesday, adjourned proceedings till Thursday in honour of late Rep. Abayomi Ayeola and former President Shehu Shagari.

PDP Appoints Lamido, Makarfi, Dogara, Ekweremadu as technical advisers to Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appointed the Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu and the Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara have been appointed Technical Advisers to the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar.

Vote buying a threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Saraki, Dogara

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said vote buying is a threat to the nation’s democracy.

Trader Moni is voter buying – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the distribution of cash some Nigerians at the when the 2019 general election is around the corner, saying no matter how noble the intent may be, such endeavors amount to vote buying and inducement.

Reps member defects as Dogara swears in 3

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Gabriel Onyieawife, has defected from All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The...

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