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March 16, 2018 4:29 PM Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo to attend political summit Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday be a guest of honour at the 3rd annual national political submit slated to take place in Abuja. Others to grace the occasion include the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The 3-day event is themed “Reforming the Nigerian Federation:Which Way Forward 18

March 13, 2018 12:03 PM Budget padding: Reps recall Jibrin from suspension

The House of Representatives on Tuesday recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from his suspension. Jibrin was recalled following a letter of apology he wrote to the House which was announced during plenary by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Despite not reading the content of the letter, Dogara said by implication, Jibrin 26

March 7, 2018 2:37 AM Succour for Anambra community

was a prayer answered for the people of Anambra West Local Government Area recently as contractor resumed construction work on the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road. The people could not contain their excitement following the resumption of work on the road which was abandoned for a very long time. The contract for the road, which passes through Otuocha-Anam-Nzam-Inoma 17

February 27, 2018 1:26 PM BREAKING: APC extends Oyegun’s tenure

The All Progressives Congress, APC, national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Executive Committee has been given one year extension to be in office. This decision was arrived at during the national executive committee, NEC, meeting of the party holding in Abuja. The meeting was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari and other party bigwigs 26

February 26, 2018 9:07 PM BREAKING: Saraki absent at APC caucus meeting

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is conspicuously absent at the National Caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Top government officials and APC chieftains at the meeting are President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Yakubu Dogara and other members 26

February 24, 2018 10:45 AM Oyegun Meets Buhari Over Tinubu

Shortly after Bola Tinubu, who was appointed by President Buhari to reconcile conflicts within the APC accused the national chairman of being a saboteur, the (national Chairman, Mr John Odigie-Oyegun) has held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Oyegun declined commenting on the outcome of the meeting. Buhari had, on Feb. 6, appointed Tinubu to lead an APC consultation 23

February 19, 2018 9:45 AM Nigerians react to suspension of Gov. El-Rufai by APC

Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s suspension on Sunday has raised concerns among Nigerians on social media. The governor’s suspension is coming three days after the faction, known as Kaduna Restoration Group, issued him a query and suspended three of his aides. Some Nigerians have commented on the action of the APC in different ways. @Olajide “We need to be patient 30

February 17, 2018 7:32 AM Why Buhari should not be called APC leader – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has adduced reason President Muhammadu Buhari and other persons elected into executive positions like governors should not be seen as leaders of their parties at the national or state level. Speaking on Friday while receiving a delegation from the International Republican Institute, IRI, led by its president 26

February 14, 2018 5:38 PM Death of 21 Bauchi students, national tragedy to Nigeria – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness over the death of 21 students in a road accident in Kano. Dogara in reaction said that no amount of words would be enough to console the parents and prayed God to give them the fortitude to bear their losses. Dogara, in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Turaki 18

February 12, 2018 6:54 PM John Shagaya was a distinguished lawmaker, fought for Nigeria’s unity – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has sympathised with the government and people of Plateau State over the death of Senator John Shagaya. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, he described the late General Shagaya as a fine gentleman, reputable elder statesman, distinguished lawmaker 23