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Nigeria’s new tax regime on Deep Offshore, Inland Basin bother oil and gas companies

A new tax regime being put in place by the Nigerian government seems to bother operators in the country’s oil and gas sector, as they are seen kicking against the bill yet to be signed into the law. The proposed...

Nigeria’s Media Freedom Seriously Threatened by National Assembly

Withdraw ‘repressive NASS media accreditation guidelines now’, SERAP tells Saraki, Dogara The journalists’ community denounced the repressive media accreditation guidelines issued by the ninth National Assembly Monday. A body of journalists on Tuesday said in a statement that journalists stood united throughout...

Dogara To Tinubu: You’re Pursuing Facist Agenda To Control All Levers Of Power In Nigeria

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has accused the acclaimed leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, of carrying out a nocturnal agenda that has no parallel in the history of any...

Dogara raises concern over Buhari’s comment on ‘ballot box snatching’

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari, directing security agents to “deal ruthlessly with those who attempt to snatch ballot boxes or disrupt the electoral process on Saturday," as...

National Assembly cannot reconvene – Saraki, Dogara

The Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday morning asked legislators to go about their affairs while on holiday, dismissing any plans to reconvene. The statement issued on their behalf by their...

Nigeria Police behaving like barbarians – Dogara

Lashing out at the Nigeria Police for its handling of the Senator Dino Melaye issue, speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Monday described the action of the Police as barbaric. “There is no where,  I have...

Electoral Act Amendment: We’re On Same Page -Saraki/Dogara 

By Amos Dunia, PerSecond News Abuja - The two presiding officers of the two chambers of the National Assembly, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara on Saturday jointly declared that there...

Dogara almost resigned over ‘chopping alone’ accusation- Hon Bimbo Daramola

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, came close to resigning over accusations that he was 'chopping alone' as House Services Committee chairman at the 7th Assembly. Faced with enormous pressure from fellow members who alleged that he was not carrying them...

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...

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...
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Royal father punished for unroyal public conduct, disrespect to colleagues 

   Embattled Oluwo of Iwo in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for six months...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped four officers of the State...

Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...