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Reps decide on unsigned Electoral Act today

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The House of Representatives will today debate a bill to amend the electoral act, according to indications that emerged from Tuesday’s sitting of the lawmakers. This is just as Speaker Yakubu Dogara read a letter from the State House communicating President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to reject the bill, for the …

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Dogara: APC does not trust defectors from PDP

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has said that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress does not trust those who joined the party from the Peoples Democratic Party. He said that at every discussion or meeting, the defectors were always told that they were the …

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Defection: I left because APC has failed Nigerians – Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because APC failed to “keep to promises it made to Nigerians.” Dogara, who stated this shortly after he submitted his nomination forms at the PDP secretariat in …

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Defection: Dogara is a ‘paperweight politician’, says APC

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The All Progressives Congress has described the Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, as “a political paperweight in Bauchi,” saying he is not on the ground in his home state. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, while reacting to …

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Dogara declares intention to seek re-election in 2019

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has declared his intention to seek re-election into the House. He said he was doing so in response to the yearnings and aspirations of his constituents in Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency who requested that he should return to represent them. Dogara …

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