December 10, 2015 In an unprecedented move, the House of Representatives today passed 131 bills through first reading. It will be the first time such a feat will be achieved by any assembly since the nation’s return to democracy 16 years ago. The bills are part of the outdated laws and statutes which the 8th

CONSOLIDATION BEING A PRESS TEXT DELIVERED BY HON. YAKUBU DOGARA DECLARING HIS INTENTION TO VIE FOR THE SPEAKERSHIP OF THE HO– USE OF REPRESENTATIVES THIS 30TH DAY OF APRIL, 2015. Distinguished Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen of the press. It is my pleasure to address you this afternoon. Let me first congratulate you, Hon. Members, on

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY RT. HON DOGARA YAKUBU ON ELECTION AS SPEAKER OF 8TH HO– USE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON 9TH JUNE 2015 :   WE SHALL WAGE AN UNRELENTING LEGISLATIVE WAR ON NIGERIA’S PROBLEMS   It is with a deep sense of honour, humility, and with gratitude to God that I take the chair as Speaker of the

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara yesterday visited one of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, where he donated food items and clothing materials. Dogara, who was accompanied by some members of the Green Chamber, also assured the IDPs in Wassa camp of the lawmakers’ resolve

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, lamented that sergeant-at-arms in the country’s various legislatures were ill-equipped to protect lawmakers. He, therefore, canvassed a review of the legal frameworks on security in parliaments in Nigeria and across Africa. He noted that the current situation where security is left in the hands