Court Delivers Judgment On Saraki, Dogara, Others

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Friday struck out a suit seeking an order to declare vacant the seats Senate President Bukola Saraki and House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. 52 other National Assembly members who defected from one political party to another last year, including a former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio were […]

Freedom Of The Press Is Non-negotiable – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the freedom of the press is non-negotiable. He said that the press freedom is fundamental to good governance and democracy. The lammaker disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a conference on world press freedom day organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigation Journalism (PTCIJ). […]

Your “Pretentious Loyalty” To Buhari Will Soon Be Revealed, Dogara Replies Tinubu

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has said that the “pretentious loyalty” of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to President Muhammadu Buhari, will soon be revealed. Dogara was reacting to Tinubu’s allegation that he and Senate President Bukola Saraki frustrated the government of President Muhammadu Buhari by […]

Provide Proof To Budget Padding Allegation, Saraki Challenges Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide proofs of how the leadership of the national assembly padded budgets. Saraki said this in a statement issued by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesperson, on Monday. He was reacting to Tinubu’s claim that budgets were hijacked under […]

NASS Leadership: We Don’t Need PDP Lawmakers’ Support To Elect Our Candidate – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that it does not need the support of lawmakers from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for its preferred candidates to emerge as the leaders of the incoming ninth National Assembly. Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, re-stated the party’s position in an interview on Saturday. The APC, being […]

Tinubu Breaks Silence, Speaks On Alleged 2023 Presidency Bid

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports that he reports that he is planning to strengthen his presidential ambition by planting his allies in key positions at the national assembly. The politician said those who feel they know his mind better than he does are spreading such rumours. […]

Probe NASS Leadership Over Our Unpaid Wages, Legislative Aides Tell EFCC

Some National Assembly Legislative Aides have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to probe the leadership of the 8th Assembly over non-payment of their entitlements. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the aides under the aegis of Concerned Legislative Aides of 8TH National Assembly, urged the anti-corruption body to act […]

You Are Free To Consult Opposition Over N’Assembly Leadership, APC Tells Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that its members are free to consult with opposition parties as regard the leadership of the National Assembly. This was conveyed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC publicity secretary, while reacting to reports that it was against its members consulting with the opposition over leadership of the ninth assembly. “Let […]

Presidency, APC Creating Problems In The National Assembly – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the presidency and All Progressives Congress (APC) of creating problems in the National Assembly. Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP National Publicity Secretary, in an interview with PUNCH said that the APC aimed to subdue the parliament. He was reacting to the allegation made by Yekini Nabena, APC spokesman, who accused […]

Stay Away From Senate– APC Warns Saraki, Dogara

Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the party’s decision on the selection and zoning of principal officers for the incoming 9th National Assembly is supreme. Nabena stated this while speaking with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, the party’s decision must be respected […]

Dogara Reveals What Is Sabotaging River Niger Dredging

Efforts by successive administrations to implement the national transport master plan that will see to the dredging of Nigeria’s inland water ways could not be achieved because some powerful interests are opposed to it, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said.