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PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara sponsors free medical treatment of 10,000 people in Bauchi

No fewer than 10,000 residents in Bauchi local government have benefitted from free medical treatment on various ailments sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara decries high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has decried the high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians, even as he called for total overhaul of the health sector to engender efficiency.

House of Reps moves to probe $27 billion oil revenue loss to IOCs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to probe the $27 billion oil revenue loss to international oil companies since 1999 till date.

Rep Agbonayinma: Ex-President Obasanjo sold Apo Legislative Quarters for third term agenda

A member of the House of Representatives, Johnson Agbonayinma (APC, Edo), has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of selling the Apo Legislative Quarters because of his third term agenda.

Speaker Dogara: Asiwaju Tinubu can’t impose leaders on 9th National Assembly

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, accused the National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, of “nurturing fascist agenda in his bid to impose leaders on the 9th Assembly.”

Speaker Dogara: Why President Buhari administration budgets were delayed

Nigerian House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara Tuesday revealed the cause of the delay in enacting the country’s budget during the last four years of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaker Dogara: Asiwaju Tinubu pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has attacked a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, saying that the former Lagos Governor was pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki charges Asiwaju Tinubu to base his criticism on facts

Senate President Bukola Saraki has charged the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dwell on facts in his criticism of the leadership of the Senate.
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 faults Asiwaju Tinubu’s comment on Senate leadership

Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki Monday said the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Tinubu, description of the National Assembly under his leadership as corrupt and antagonistic to the presidency as “untruth, fallacies and misrepresentations.”

National Assembly leadership: I am not manipulating process – Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.

Tony Momoh: Minimum wage not living wage, N30,000 will cause chaos

A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has expressed fears that the new N30, 000 minimum wage, signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18 would lead to chaos.
Adams Oshiomhole

Ninth National Assembly: Adams Oshiomhole insists APC won’t work with PDP

All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, last night, called the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the devil, which the APC would never share power with in the 9th National Assembly.

APC adopts Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly.

Killings: House of Reps give President Buhari 48hrs to address the assembly, nation

Disturbed by the resurgence of killings by alleged herdsmen and bandits across the country, the House of Representatives request President Muhamnadu Buhari to address the House and the nation within 48 hours.

Speaker Dogara: Imposed National Assembly leadership will fail

Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said the leadership of the ninth National Assembly should be allowed to emerge from elected parliamentarians.
Yekini Nabena

Stay off selection of National Assembly leaders – Yekini Nabena tells Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to stay awayfrom the processes leading to the emergence of the leadership of the 9th Assembly.

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