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December 11, 2018 11:52 AM Katsina federal lawmaker dumps APC for PDP

A member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Ibrahim Murtala, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Murtala, who is representing Matazu/Musawa Federal Constituency, announced his defection in a letter read by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the House on Tuesday 20

December 5, 2018 12:11 PM Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara, Irepodun/Isin/Oke 29

November 25, 2018 3:06 PM What Obasanjo said during Atiku’s official emergence as Wazirin Adamawa

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was on Sunday, formally turbaned as the seventh Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The position of Waziri makes the former vice-president next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, in the hierarchy of the emirate. Speaking at the ceremony, former president Olusegun Obasanjo 32

October 31, 2018 7:12 AM Nigerian doctors successfully separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital [PHOTOS]

A team of Nigerian doctors on Tuesday successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. The doctors led by Dr Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global Peace Initiatives, confirmed the success of the operation that took them many hours in a post on his Instagram account @nuhukwaj. “We wish to express our profound gratitude 20

October 18, 2018 3:32 PM APC, PDP lose members as more federal lawmakers defect

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, lost members in the House of Representatives. Akinlaja Joseph, a member of the PDP joined the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), while Olatoye Sugar, a member of the APC, switched camp to the Action Democratic Congress (ADC). Their defections were announced in a letter which 45

October 7, 2018 4:17 PM 2019: Dogara reacts as Atiku wins PDP presidential ticket

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has reacted to the emergence of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate for the 2019 General election. Atiku polled the highest votes of 1532 to defeat his closest rival, Aminu Tambuwal who polled 693, and 11 other contestants who had vied for the party’s 26

October 5, 2018 4:05 PM Osun election: PDP protesters “mentally unstable” – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has described leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as, “mentally unstable.” The Governor was reacting to the protest by some leaders of the party at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the conduct of the state governorship election. Aregbesola said this in an interview 25

October 1, 2018 1:38 PM Nigeria at 58: Saraki, Dogara snub Independence Day parade

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are both absent at Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary Parade, holding at The Eagle Square in Abuja. However, President Muhammadu Buhari; his vice, Yemi Osinbajo; the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen; and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon among other 26

September 15, 2018 6:09 AM Dogara: What we are doing to stop Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmakers

Lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, has raised the alarm over plans to impeach Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, after receiving the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form. Spokesperson of the PDG, Mr. Timothy Golu, in a statement on Friday, warned that any move to impeach Dogara would be met with utmost 43

August 14, 2018 8:25 PM Osinbajo, Oyedepo, Dogara, Ortom, others hail Paul Enenche at 50 [PHOTOS]

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Reps, Samuel Ortom, Benue State governor and many others were among the dignitaries that stormed Abuja on Monday for the 50thbirthday anniversary of Dr. Paul Enenche of Dunamis International Gospel Centre. The event, which 143