PHOTOS: Saraki, Tambuwal, Dogara, others storm INEC office over Osun election

Leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja. PDP leaders including Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, led the protesters to the commission after they had earlier converged at the national headquarters of the PDP in Abuja. Among the protesters are Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State; former Niger State Governor and…

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Oshiomhole: We’ve learnt lesson from Saraki, Dogara’s defection

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the defection of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should be a lesson for the ruling party. Oshiomhole, who spoke in Abuja yesterday while addressing members of the screening committee, said the party would not field politicians of “bread and butter” like Saraki and Dogara as candidates. The APC national chairman, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Simeon…

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Presidency: Sambo, Dogara, Udom, others to screen Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal

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  Former Vice President, Arc. Namadi Sambo and Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogora are among members of the committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to screen presidential aspirants of the party. The screening, which would hold at the PDP National Secretariat, would take place next Monday, September 24. The Appeal Panel is headed by the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, while the party’s National Secretary, Senator Umari Ibrahim Tsauri would serve as secretary. A statement by the National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd),said that…

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Dogara officially dumps APC, submits PDP nomination form

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has officially dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Dogara personally summited his Expression of Interest and Nomination Form to the PDP headquarters in Abuja. The PDP made the announcement on Thursday through their Twitter handle. Breaking! The Honourable Speaker of the House of a Representatives, @YakubDogara has just submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms to the National Leadership of the @OfficialPDPNig. He was at the Secretariat with hundreds of decampees from @OfficialAPCNg…

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APC, CUPP bicker over fresh plot to sack Saraki, Dogara

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The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) yesterday said it has uncovered a fresh plot by the Presidency and All Progressives Congress (APC) to sack the leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly.   Both the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, were elected into the parliament on the platform of the APC, but recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a move that has not gone down with the ruling party.   National Publicity…

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Dogara receives PDP nomination form from constituents

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Hundreds of supporters of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, from Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, yesterday presented the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination and expression of interest forms to the Speaker. They urged him to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The supporters led by Hon. Mohammed Aminu Tukur, Alhaji Adamu Jambil and Mrs. Amina Saleh, while presenting the forms at his residence in Abuja, said their new political platform is “Dogara Peoples Party” as they would follow him wherever he goes.…

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Dump APC Now, constituents tell Speaker Dogara

Hundreds of supporters of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, from Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal constituency of Bauchi State have presented Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination and expression of interest forms to the Speaker, urging him to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). About 1000 people in Thursday thronged his Abuja residence, saying they decided to present the PDP forms for the Speaker as a result of high level injustice meted on them by the APC. Hon. Mohammed Aminu Tukur, Alhaji Adamu Jambil and Mrs. Amina Saleh,…

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At last, Dogara dumps APC, picks PDP form

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After a protracted battle with the ruling party, speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has finally defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek re-election on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dogara, New Telegraph gathered reliably from his close associates that he secretly bought the PDP’s intent and nomination forms yesterday. This is coming less than 48 hours after the speaker announced his decision to accede to the calls from his constituents to seek a re-election in the 2019 general elections. A…

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VIDEO: Buhari’s reelection will end Saraki, Dogara’s nonsense – Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has described as “nonsense”, the alleged plot of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari. The executive and legislature are not having a smooth relationship at the moment, with some of the president’s supporters accusing the leadership of the national assembly of refusing to convene plenary so as to slow down the progress of the current administration. Addressing his supporters at his residence in GRA, Okene, Kogi, Bello said the president would win…

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Don’t lose hope, Dogara tells Nigerians

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As Nigeria marks its 58th Independence anniversary, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians not to give up on hope in the progress of the country, adding that they will soon begin to experience the true benefits of democracy. In a message to commemorate the anniversary, the speaker noted that due to the failure of governments over the years to provide good governance, many citizens have lost hope in the country and now wonder if they can continue to depend on it for their happiness…

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