Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Yakubu Dogara"

    Dogara absent but Buhari, Osinbajo attend APC NEC meeting

Dogara absent but Buhari, Osinbajo attend APC NEC meeting

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, is not among top members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party's ongoing national executive committee (NEC) meeting.President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC, are among influential APC members in attendance.At the meeting, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, conveyed the [...]

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    PDP reps warn APC: Attempt to remove Dogara will be met with fire

PDP reps warn APC: Attempt to remove Dogara will be met with fire

The Parliamentary Democrats Group (PDG), a group in the house of representatives, has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the lower legislative chamber against an alleged move to remove Yakubu Dogara, the speaker.In a statement on Thursday, Timothy Golu, a lawmaker from Plateau and spokesman of the group, said the attempt to oust Dogara would be met "with [...]

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    Saraki, Dogara: Why we can’t reconvene national assembly

Saraki, Dogara: Why we can’t reconvene national assembly

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say no date has been fixed to reconvene national assembly.President Muhammadu Buhari had urged the national assembly to reconvene so as to approve N242 billion for the 2019 elections.Last week, Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, said the national assembly would reconvene on Tuesday [...]

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    Bauchi bye-election: APC loses Dogara’s LGA

Bauchi bye-election: APC loses Dogara’s LGA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state in the Bauchi south senatorial district bye-election.Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, is from the local government area.There are reports that Dogara is planning to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP following his disagreement with Mohammed Abubakar, governor of [...]

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    ‘A throwback to dictatorship’ — Saraki, Dogara speak on attempt to remove Ortom

‘A throwback to dictatorship’ — Saraki, Dogara speak on attempt to remove Ortom

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say the situation of the Benue state house of assembly, is throwback to the period of dictatorship in the country.On Monday, Terkimbir Ikyange, ex-speaker who was recently removed from office, led six lawmakers to serve an impeachment notice on Samuel Ortom, the governor.The lawmakers were said to [...]

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    Dogara ‘won’t lose his position’ if he dumps APC

Dogara ‘won’t lose his position’ if he dumps APC

Parliamentary Democrats Group (PDG), a group in the house of representatives, says the "desperate" attempts by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, does not defect from the party is a waste of time.Timothy Golu, lawmaker from Plateau and spokesman of the group, said this in a statement on Sunday.Golu said the APC should desist from [...]

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    PDP reps celebrate defection of 14 APC senators

PDP reps celebrate defection of 14 APC senators

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    AGF, EFCC, boycott reps’ sitting on probe of recovered loot

AGF, EFCC, boycott reps’ sitting on probe of recovered loot

None of the government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) attended the house of representatives public hearing on the status of recovered public funds and assets from 1999 till 2016. Among the invited parties to the hearing which held on Tuesday were Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as well as all the nation's anti-graft agencies.Following [...]

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    Dogara: Those who don’t believe in rule of law have no business leading a democracy

Dogara: Those who don’t believe in rule of law have no business leading a democracy

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says there is the need for leaders to obey the principles of rule of law and separation of powers in a democratic government.According to him “leaders who do not believe in the rule of law have no business leading a democracy.”Dogara said this on Monday at the opening ceremony of the national [...]

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    Dogara: House of reps stands for the truth at all times

Dogara: House of reps stands for the truth at all times

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representative, says the lower legislative chamber stands for the truth at all times. The nation's number four citizen said this in an interview on the performance on the 8th assembly.Commenting on his emergence, Dogara waxed spiritual, quoting the biblical King Solomon as saying the race is not to the swift, nor the battle [...]

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    Nigerians losing confidence in security agencies, says Dogara

Nigerians losing confidence in security agencies, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says Nigerians are “fast losing confidence” in the nation's security system.He said this on Tuesday while reacting to the killings in various parts of the country, the most recent being in Plateau.Hundreds have been killed in crisis situations like clashes between herdsmen and farmers as well as attacks by suspected herders.Delivering a [...]

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    Killings: Dogara asks Buhari to overhaul security architecture

Killings: Dogara asks Buhari to overhaul security architecture

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reorganise the country’s security.The national assembly leaders met with the president at Aso Rock earlier in the day.Dogara said they were the ones who requested audience with Buhari over the nationwide killings.In a statement he issued after the meeting, the nation's number four citizen said Buhari [...]

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    Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara over Plateau killings

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara over Plateau killings

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, over the recent killings in Plateau state.The meeting was requested by the leadership of the national assembly, according to a tweet by the senate president's official handle on Wednesday."UPDATE: The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the [...]

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    Impeachment: We have started collecting signatures in support of Buhari, says Jibrin

Impeachment: We have started collecting signatures in support of Buhari, says Jibrin

Members of the house of representatives loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari say they have started collecting signatures to back the president in the ongoing rift between the executive and national assembly.The lawmakers, under the auspices of Parliamentary Support Group (PSG), also said they stand by their claim that lawmakers in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were behind the impeachment threat [...]

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    Dogara: FG must not abandon care of IDPs for NGOs

Dogara: FG must not abandon care of IDPs for NGOs

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the government must live up to its role of taking care of internally displaced persons (IDPs).He said the “very important” role should not be left in the hands of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).Dogara said this on Saturday when he led a house of representatives delegation to the Karmajiji IDP camp in Abuja [...]

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    PHOTOS: Saraki leads nPDP members to meeting with Osinbajo

PHOTOS: Saraki leads nPDP members to meeting with Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP).The meeting is holding at Akinola Aguda House, the official residence of Osinbajo in the presidential villa, Abuja.Lawal Shuaibu, deputy chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), are present at the meeting.The nPDP members in attendance are Senate President [...]

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