Tag: Speaker House of Representatives

“Speaker Dogara Desperately Begged Us To Forgive Him” – Abdulmumin Jibrin Says

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman house of representatives committee on appropriations, says Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, begged the north east caucus of the lower chamber for forgiveness over his alleged role in padding the 2016 budget. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, Jibrin said the budget was marred with so many frauds[Read More…]

Speaker House of Reps Yakubu Dogara, Was At Former VP Atiku’s Asokoro Home [Photos]

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker House of Representatives during a courtesy visit to the former Vice President at his residence in Asokoro, Abuja on Saturday. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara came by on a visit earlier today. pic.twitter.com/ou6yRo7B63 —[Read More…]

Speaker Dogara Talks Tough, Tells Western Countries To Return Nigeria’s Stolen Funds

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara yesterday urged the international community especially Western nations to help return billions of dollars looted from Nigeria. Western nations, the speaker said, have moral and legal obligations to Nigeria and other African countries to ensure that monies stolen from the continent are[Read More…]

Its Official! APC Zones Senate President To North Central As Speaker Will Emerge From North East

The national leaders and national caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have officially zoned the office of the Senate President in the 8th Senate to the North central geo-political zone, while the Speaker of the House of Representatives was zoned to the North-east geo-political zone.A source at the APC[Read More…]

120 Lawmakers Sign Jonathan’s Impeachment Notice

Aftermath of the fracas that happened at the National Assembly complex yesterday, more than 120 lawmakers immediately appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck,immediately House reconvenes in December. Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, whom the People’s Democratic Party led government insists is no longer a lawmaker following his defection to the[Read More…]

Aminu Tambuwal Reconvenes House Over State Of Emergency

The House of Representatives yesterday announced it will reconvene on Thursday to consider President Goodluck Jonathan’s request that the National Assembly extend the emergency rule in the three north east states hit by the Boko Haram-led insurgency. The Speaker of the House, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal authorised the reconvention of the[Read More…]

Speaker Tambuwal Joins Presidential Race, Confirms Picking The APC Nomination Form

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, confirmed yesterday that he had picked up his presidential nomination and expression of interest forms to vie for the presidency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Imam Imam who confirmed the development said the speaker’s political associates[Read More…]

Michael Egbejumi-David: Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, Double Dipping

In Nigeria, nothing sells like unnecessary drama. Aminu Tambuwal who emerged from the clear blue and became the Speaker of the House of Representatives has decided, all on his own, to drop us in it again. From the word go, Tambuwal was refused full fraternisation by the core Peoples Democratic[Read More…]

FG Insists Tambuwal Vacated His Membership Seat Of The House Of Reps

In the Written arguments filed by FG’s legal team, Dr Fabian Ajogwu SAN and Mr Ade Okeaya-Inneh SAN on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Federal Government is asking the Court to first determine the status of Tambuwal who voluntarily vacated his membership seat of the House of Representatives. They are[Read More…]

Nothing Must Happen To Tambuwal – NLC Warns

The Nigeria Labour Congress has condemned the withdrawal of the security details attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, over his defection to the All Progressives Congress. The General- Secretary of the NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, who described the[Read More…]