Defection: Court strikes out suit seeking sack of Saraki, Dogara, others

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Friday struck out a suit seeking the removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki and 53 other lawmakers from office following their defection from one political party to another.

Defection: Court strikes out suit seeking sack of Saraki, Dogara, others

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Friday struck out a suit seeking the removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki and 53 other lawmakers from office following their defection from one political party to another. A civic group had asked that their seats be declared vacant due to their defection from the parties […]

Atiku is the ideal leader Nigeria yawn for now – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Rt. Yakubu Dogara has showered a former Vice President of Nigeria and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with praises as he celebrates 72. 

Atiku is the ideal leader Nigeria yawn for now – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Rt. Yakubu Dogara has showered a former Vice President of Nigeria and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with praises as he celebrates 72. Dogara described Atiku as an embodiment of courage and patriotism. In a congratulatory message signed by Speaker Dogara […]

Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring forward in the run-up to the 2019 elections.

Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring forward in the run-up to the 2019 elections. A key purpose of the summit is […]

Dogara storms PDP secretariat, formally announces exit from APC

Dogara storms PDP secretariat, formally announces exit from APC

By Ehi Ekhator The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Yakubu Dogara formally announced his exit from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday. Dogara stormed the National Secretariat of the PDP where he announced his exit before many of his supporters. Last week, some constituents presented him […]

EFP worldwide reacts to ill conduct of law enforcement agency against Saraki

Edo Forum of Patriot, hereinafter referred as “EFP” is a group of patriotic NIGERIANS from all over the world. EFP is made up of professionals from all walks of life, whose focus is to engage the government on issues of National importance and seek good direction in our National Polity through dialogue. EFP, with our large memberships, represents a huge voting bloc.

EFP worldwide reacts to ill conduct of law enforcement agency against Saraki

A social group, Edo Forum of Patriot has written to the President, Muhammadu Buhari to express displeasure over the conduct of the law enforcement agency at the homes of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ikweremadu. The duo woke up to the siege laid by the DSS, the Nigerian Police […]

How Tinubu begged me to allow Gbajabiamila be speaker – Dogara

How Tinubu begged me to allow Gbajabiamila be speaker – Dogara

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Speaker Yakubu Dogara has revealed how Asiwaju Bola Tinubu begged him to allow his protégée, Femi Gbajabiamila becomes speaker of the House of Representatives prior to the leadership contest of June, 2015. Dogara’s assertion in the book, ‘A Reed Made Flint’, written by him narrates that he neither said yes […]

SERAP to Saraki, Dogara: ‘Withdraw directives to banks to unfreeze Mrs Jonathan’s accounts’

SERAP to Saraki, Dogara: ‘Withdraw directives to banks to unfreeze Mrs Jonathan’s accounts’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to “Urgently withdraw the patently unconstitutional directives to some banks to unfreeze former First Lady Mrs Patience Jonathan’s accounts.” The organization said that, “the directives to banks to unfreeze […]

Buhari’s health has improved – Dogara

Buhari’s health has improved – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has improved tremendously. Dogara had alongside President of Senate Bukola Saraki visited the president at Abuja House in London yesterday. The president had last week said although he would want to return home as he now feels better, he was waiting […]

Reps grumble as delivery of N6.1bn exotic cars stalls

Reps grumble as delivery of N6.1bn exotic cars stalls

Members of the House of Representatives are enraged after the lawmakers could not take delivery of exotic cars worth about N6.1bn as official vehicles for the 360-member House. Every four years, lawmakers get exotic official vehicles, better known as “utility or committee” cars, though the cars are more like the personal property of the legislators. […]

SERAP drags Dogara to UN over ‘repressive bill to regulate, crackdown on civil society’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs urging them to “put meaningful pressure on the leadership of the National Assembly in Nigeria particularly the Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to immediately withdraw the repressive bill to establish a commission that would monitor, supervise, de-register, and pre-approve all activities by civil society, labour, community based organizations, and the media, in the country.”

SERAP drags Dogara to UN over ‘repressive bill to regulate, crackdown on civil society’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs urging them to “put meaningful pressure on the leadership of the National Assembly in Nigeria particularly the Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to immediately withdraw the repressive bill to establish a commission that would monitor, […]

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