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Bill to make June 12 Democracy Day passes 2nd reading

Bill to make June 12 Democracy Day passes 2nd reading

NAN A Bill for an Act to amend the Public Holidays Act in order to declare June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria has passed the second ready at the House of Representatives. The bill which was jointly sponsored by Rep. Edward Pwajok (APC-Plateau) and Rep. Kayode Oladele, seeks to bring the Act in tandem […]
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Reps step down debate on Electoral Act Amendment Bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday stepped down the debate on the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 currently before it. The announcement was made at the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara. The motion to drop the bill, which was on Item 7 of the Order Paper of the day’s proceeding, was […] …

Reps will not allow confusion to trail recovered funds – Dogara

Evans – My Life Is in Danger – Victim That Escaped From Den

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, said on Tuesday that the parliament would not continue to watch as confusion trailed the recovery of looted funds and assets. Dogara made this known at a public hearing in Abuja organised by the House’s Joint Committees on Public Accounts and Finance on the need to […] …

Dogara salutes the media on World Press Freedom Day

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara has expressed solidarity with the Nigerian press on the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, describing free press as necessary ingredient of democracy. In a statement issued on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara decried rising violence and killings across […] …