8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY THE MOST HARRASSED AND PERSECUTED IN THE HISTORY OF NIGERIA – DOGARA

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday declared that the 8th National Assembly holds the record as the most persecuted and harassed Parliament in Nigeria’s history, Igbere TV reports. This is just as he expressed concern over the future of Nigeria because of the alarming rate of insecurity across the country. He also declared that with 382 bills passed by the outgoing Assembly, the 8th House had surpassed records of all previous Assemblies. Igbere TV reports that Dogara, while speaking at the Valedictory Session of the 8th…

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DOGARA JOINS HOUSE SPEAKERSHIP RACE?

The last may not have been heard about the race for the Speakership of the House of Representatives in the Ninth National Assembly as the outgoing Speaker of the Eight Assembly, Hon Yakubu Dogara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reportedly joined the race. This was announced through a campaign launched on social media by Dogara’s aides over the weekend with various posters tagged “continuity”. The Tribune Online further gathered that there was another one tagged ‘God chose Rt. Hon speaker Dogara Yakubu in the 8th Assembly, not any Lagosian, we…

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BLAME YOURSELF FOR DELAY IN BUDGET PASSAGE- DOGARA TELLS BUHARI

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday has said President Muhammadu Buhari should be blamed and not the leadership of the National Assembly for the delay in the passage of the 2019 budgets. Buhari, who had on Monday signed the 2019 budget into law, had later at night passed a vote of no confidence on Dogara and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Buhari had blamed the delay in signing 2019 budget on the leadership of the National Assembly. However, Dogara said since President Buhari assumed office, he,…

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY SIDES OF DOGARA’S HOUSE OF REPS

By Emman Ovuakporie IN less than three weeks the 8th  House of Representatives will kiss the dust as the 9th  House mounts the centre stage for another four years. Speaker Dogara A peep into the 8th House shows that though there were stormy sessions, the Yakubu Dogara-led Green Chamber equally had some good, bad and ugly sides. The 8th House started in earnest with a lot of knotty issues such as the leadership problem that almost drowned it. Leadership battle Speaker Yakubu Dogara was not the anointed candidate as he…

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