The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has assured that the present administration is committed to securing a better and prosperous future for the Nigerian child. In a statement to mark this year’s children’s day issued by his spokesman, Turaki Hassan, Dogara said more than ever before, the government is working

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has tasked Chinese firms to ensure diligent execution of projects according to contracts agreements and specifications. Dogara made the call when the Vice President, Public Relations and Government Affairs of Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited, Wakie Wu, called on him in his office in Abuja on Thursday. “One

In continuation of its resolve to improve on the quality of and reduce the time frame within which bills are passed, the House of Representatives on Thursday passed 19 bills. The bills, which, however, require concurrence of the senate and  presidential assent to be made laws, cover serious areas of concentration of the present administration including anti-corruption,

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has invited minister of finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to appear before the House in plenary on Thursday to debate on diversification of the Nigerian economy. A statement issued by Turaki Hassan, spokesman to the Speaker, said the finance minister’s appearance before the lawmakers is in continuation

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has agreed to resume negotiations with the Federal Government on the ongoing industrial action over deregulation of the down stream sector of the oil industry. The agreement was reached at a mediatory meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday in Abuja, according to a statement issued by

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called on leaders and top ranking public officials to engage in direct intervention to alleviate the suffering of the people in their communities and give them better living conditions. The Speaker, who made this call in the National Assembly when he received a

NATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS’ WORKSHOP ON LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR PETROLEUM INDUSTRY REFORM IN NIGERIA Following the inability of the Executive to forward new version of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to the National Assembly, the House of Representatives is set to hold a stakeholders conference on the new legislation. The summit, according to the House will collate

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed concern over tax evasion by individuals and organisations in Nigeria. The Speaker made this known when he received the President of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Dr Teju Somorin in his office on Thursday, according to a statement issued by spokesman, Turaki Hassan. “To be

The Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara, has assured Nigerians that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will not take any deliberate decision to further compound the pain Nigerians are going through, adding that the House of Representatives will not allow the executive to take any decision that will impoverish the people. The

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said the House will consider lowering the age of eligibility for Nigerians seeking election into political offices in order to allow youths to actively participate in the political process. This is just as he charged youths to participate more actively in politics by