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DSS INVASION: ” We Want A Probe and Perpetrators Punished”Saraki

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018. 1. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by heavily armed security agents of ... Read More »

Guests Complain at Billionaire General, TY Danjuma ‘s 80th birthday

Money indeed is good but it cannot buy you everything. This was the case with the 80th birthday of respected billionaire general, TY Danujuma. As expected this was a huge bash with a multi-million budget but many guests who were at the party complained of the venue, the event programme and even the food which they said was grossly inadequate. ... Read More »

Reps stop NERC from increasing electricity tarrif

The plans of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)  to increase electricity tariff has to wait as  the  House of Representatives has ordered a stay of action until the conclusion of the House’s investigation into operations of key players in the sector. Its ad-hoc committee investigating the activities of Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in Nigeria on infrastructure and billing in ... Read More »

“No Shaking, APC will deliver on promises”-Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has appealed to Nigerians to be more patient with the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government over its campaign promises. This was contained in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by Dogara’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan. Dogara made the appeal at a thanksgiving Church service ... Read More »

Gbajabiamila loyalists shun Dogara, boycott inauguration of Committees

If you are one of those who had believed that the leadership crises in the House of Representatives was over better perish the thought as it all blew up yesterday when some loyalists of the Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila boycotted the inauguration of Standing Committees of the House as they faulted the Committee Chairmanship distribution formula. ... Read More »

Dogara pampers PDP with “juicy” Committees

Who is the majority party in the Nigeria House of Representatives? Is it the the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)? Well, it may just be difficult to tell as the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara has indicated by the list of Committee Head released yesterday. While the ruling APC got 48 Committees, the PDP got ... Read More »

Ministerial List: Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu absent

For the first time since they were sworn in President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night held a formal meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly. Principal officers of the two chambers were led into the meeting by Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara. But for some inexplicable reason, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was ... Read More »

“It is Constitutional” Buhari endorses choice of Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari has openly supported the choice of Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively. In a statement issued by Mr. Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), President Buhari said he had no issues with the process through which both leaders emerged since it was in ... Read More »