The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has stated that only 2 percent of Nigerians are corrupt, adding that this group of people are highly placed people in the society. Dogara, who stated this while delivering the vote of thanks at the formal presentation of the 2016 budget to the joint

December 19, 2015 Nigerians will soon begin to reap dividends of the promises made by the All Progressives Congress (APC)  when the 2016 budget is passed into law, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said. Dogara, who called on Nigerians to exercise more patience with the APC-led government which he said

December 15, 2015. The Speaker of the  House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, today attributed the Boko Haram insurgency and the resultant humanitarian crisis in the North-East to failure of leadership. A statement issued bu his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, said the Dogara spoke after viewing a documentary on

December 14, 2015 The Speaker of the House of Representatives, ‎Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has warned lawmakers, especially chairmen and deputy chairmen, to shun acts of corruption in order not to compromise the image and mission of the 8th Assembly. The Speaker, who sounded this warning at a retreat organised for chairmen and deputies of

December 10, 2015 The speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has charged the government of All Progressives Congress (APC) to make conscious efforts to deliver on its promises to Nigerians, adding that it will be a disaster if it fails. Speaking when he ‎received the governor of Bauchi State, Barr. Mohammed

Reps Pass 131 Bills through First Reading

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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 The bills are part of the outdated laws and statutes which the 8th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