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Bauchi APC group urges President Buhari not to interfere in assembly crisis

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of “All Progressive Congress Assembly Aspirants Forum” in Bauchi State has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to interfere in the ongoing Bauchi Assembly leadership crisis.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila names chairmen of 109 standing committees

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila receives rousing reception from APC members at Lagos airport

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday, received a rousing reception at the Lagos Airport, as joyous members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gathered to welcome him.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 11 2019

Ninth National Assembly: President Buhari hails Ahmed Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila, knocks Bukola Saraki, Yakubu...

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila for emerging as the leaders of the 9th National Assembly.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki congratulated new Senator President Lawan, deputy

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan on his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints Sanusi Rickiji as chief of staff

Speaker of the House of representatives, Femu Gbajamiamila, has made his first appointment a few minutes after emerging winner.
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Ninth National Assembly: PDP to meet over leadership tussle

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet in Abuja this week to determine who to support as presiding officers of the two chambers of the National Assembly.
Yakubu Dogara

Speaker Dogara denies joining speakership race

Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the speaker of the house of representatives, has denied reports that he had joined the race to retain his position as speaker in the 9th Assembly.

ECOWAS parliament speaker, Yusuf Lasun clash over payment of allowance

The Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, has expressed displeasure over the payment of allowance to the Deputy Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara seeks Korea’s help to tackle unemployment

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged for South Korea to invest in agriculture and solid minerals to help create job opportunities for Nigerians.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

PDP: Failure, incompetence marked President Buhari’s first tenure

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that failure and incompetence marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s first four-year tenure.
Vice President Osinbajo joined cabinet Ministers and other officials at the signing of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential villa

President Buhari signs N8.92 trillion 2019 budget into law with reservations

President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law, said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation.
Vice President Osinbajo joined cabinet Ministers and other officials at the signing of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential villa

President Buhari signs Appropriation bill of N8.92 2019 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law.

Tribunal dismisses petition challenging re-election of Speaker Dogara

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the reelection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki denies ordering stringent guidelines for journalists

Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the controversy over new requirements for accreditation of journalists intending to cover the National Assembly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Why EFCC quizzed National Assembly clerk

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) interrogated Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, following a petition by Legislatives Aides, it was learnt on Sunday.

Speaker Dogara: No ethnic group can be wiped out in Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that no ethnic nationality can be wipe out despite the insecurity that has claimed several lives in rural villages in the country.

Bauchi APC lawmaker leaves ruling party, says he worked for opposition PDP’s victory

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula Constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur, has finally left the All Progressives Congress.

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