Tag Archives: Yakubu Dogara

Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara Officially Defects To PDP Today

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, at the plenary on Tuesday officially announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Dogara, along with President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, had so defected since July 2018 without announcing their defections on the floors of the chambers.…

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Dogara Has No Political Value – APC Speaks On Dogara’s Defection To PDP

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has stirred a lot of reactions after his constituents picked nomination form for him to re-contest in 2019 under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The decision according to Dogara’s aide followed exhaustive consultation among the constituents, especially bordering on the political feud between the Speaker and Governor…

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Saraki, Dogara Meet Buhari Over #PlateauKillings

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of RepresentativesYakubu Dogara on Wednesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the massacre in Plateau state that left scores of persons dead. In a statement released by Dogara, the Speaker said that him and Saraki requested for the meeting “to hear from the president the steps and measures he is taken…

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Adeosun, Saraki & Dogara Reportedly Involved In ₦10bn Scandal

According to Premium Times, Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun, Senate President Bukola Saraki, leader of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, and the Accountant General of the Federation Ahmed Idris are involved in a ₦10 billion scandal. Adeosun illegally approved the sum for Saraki and Dogara to receive, Premium Times reports. The sum is not part of the year’s budget, the paper…

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Buhari Hosts Saraki, Dogara In London

President Muhammadu Buhari has received Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara at the Abuja House London. This was revealed on Thursday via a photo shared on Facebook by Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media. The picture, taken by Bayo Omoboriowo, the President’s personal photographer, had Saraki,…

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President Buhari Meets With Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara, Yari Ahead of London Trip| Photos

Ahead of his London trip for medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Zamfara Governor Abubakar Yari. President Buhari left the country on Sunday. He earlier planned  to leave on Sunday afternoon, but decided to tarry a bit due to the arrival of the…

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Bukola Saraki, Dogara Reveal their Discussion with President Buhari

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Tuesday, March 14th 2017 briefed President Buhari on the activities of National Assembly while he was away on medical leave. Saraki said “The president met with us. We were there for over 40 minutes… We discussed issues of national interest… Budget is ongoing.…

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Dogara Demands Apology From Jibrin, Threatens To Drag Him To Court

  The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has asked the sacked Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to retract alleged defamatory publications against his person and tender an unreserved apology within seven days. According to Punch, Dogara, who made the demand through his lawyers, Prof. Joash Ojo (SAN) and Prof. Joash…

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2016 Budget: House Accuses Jibrin Of Budget Fraud, Balckmail + Reasons Why He Was Removed

The House of Representatives on Tuesday gave further explanation for its decision to replace the Kano lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin, as chairman of House Committee on Appropriation.  The House said Mr. Jibrin was removed last Wednesday for his “incompetence, abuse of budgetary process and serial betrayal, including a ‘proclivity to blackmail’”. In the explanation, which was…

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