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    Dogara blames widespread insecurity on leadership failure

Dogara blames widespread insecurity on leadership failure

Yakubu Dogara, former speaker of the house of representatives, says the current level of insecurity is unparalleled in Nigeria's history. Dogara spoke in Kaduna on Thursday while  chairing  a northern security meeting convened by the Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP). He said the situation in the north is even worse, adding that of the 19 states in the region, only the [...]

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    2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring  summit

2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are expected to speak on restructuring at the "Handshake across Niger" summit ahead of 2019 general election.  Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election. Also expected to speak at the summit scheduled to take place [...]

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    Dogara kicks against high electricity tariff — despite N123bn bailout

Dogara kicks against high electricity tariff — despite N123bn bailout

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has described the continuous increment of electricity tariff as an act of injustice to Nigerians. He said this at the national assembly during a public hearing organised by the house ad-hoc committee to interface with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and other stakeholders. According to the speaker, the hearing was set up to [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Saraki, Dogara at Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Saraki, Dogara at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker, house of representative, at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday. The lawmakers said they discussed a wide range of issues with Buhari. See pictures of the meeting which Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, in attendance:   [...]

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    Jibrin: But for DSS, Dogara would have kidnapped me

Jibrin: But for DSS, Dogara would have kidnapped me

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee of the house of representatives, on Tuesday said the Department of State Services (DSS) saved him from the alleged plot of kidnap by Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives. Jibrin said Dogara did not conceive the idea alone, alleging that Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker; AlHassan Doguwa, chief whip; and Leo Ogor, [...]

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    Jibrin: The law will surely catch up with Dogara

Jibrin: The law will surely catch up with Dogara

Abdulmumini Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriations committee of the house of representatives, says he will take his campaign against Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, to anti-corruption agencies. Jibrin said this via his Twitter handle on Monday. "My lawyers have confirmed my appointments for today with security and anti corruption agencies to personally provide insight on my petition,” Jibrin said in [...]

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    Dogara to ring bell at NSE on Friday

Dogara to ring bell at NSE on Friday

Yakubu Dogara, speaker, house of representatives, will on Friday ring the bell at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos. Turaki Hassan, the speaker’s special adviser on media and public affairs, said Dogara would ring the bell to close activities on the floor of the exchange by 2pm. "The speaker was invited to NSE in recognition of his contribution and that of [...]

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