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House Considering Bills on Electronic, Diaspora Voting ahead of 2019 – Speaker Dogara ….Says effective legal framework key to credible elections

  Nigerians in Diaspora may be able to vote in the next election cycle, Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, has said. The revelation came on Monday during a public hearing by the House committee on electoral and political parties’ matters. The committee, headed by Hon. Aishatu Jibril …

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Re-elect performing legislators to improve quality of representation, development, Dogara tells electorates … N/Assembly supports constitutional role for traditional rulers …why we introduced Zonal intervention initiatives

For the Nigerian legislature to be able to deliver more quality representation and live up to the expectation of its constituents, Nigerians must make concious efforts to stop the high turnover rate of lawmakers, Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said. Dogara said this during a courtesy visit …

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Crisis looms in Cameroon as Southerners demand independence status

  Fresh trouble appears imminent in the Republic of Cameroon as Southern Cameroon, an English-speaking people on Friday demanded restoration of their sovereignty.    They also raised the alarm over alleged planned genocide against their people by citizens of the Republic of Cameroon.  Speaking in Abuja at a press conference, representatives of …

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Stop behaving like a baby, N’ Delta Group tells Wike …Says he’s an agent of destabilisation

 A group, Niger Delta Advocacy and Good Governance Watch (NDAGGW) on Friday blamed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for fanning the embers of disunity in the Niger Delta region through his reckless and unguarded statements.  The NDAGGW in a statement by its President, Kinikan Charles Worgu and Secretary, Akpobome Gibson, …

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30 year olds will soon be eligible to run for president – Dogara; Says: Youth unemployment gives us nightmares

Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has  assured that the House is committed to passing the #NotTooYoungToRun# bill in order to lower the age requirements for electives offices to ensure youth inclusion in politics and leadership. Addressing the plenary session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in Abuja …

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Desist from flimsy excuses, Gov. Wike tells APC ▪Flags off dredging/sand filling, land reclamation in Abalama and Bakana towns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) to assume the responsibility of performance conferred on them by their victory during the 2015 Presidential election and desist from giving flimsy excuses. Governor Wike spoke on Friday while flagging off the dredging/sand filling and reclamation of …

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$43m Ikoyi cash: Again, Amaechi slams Wike, supports Soyinka’s call for prosecution of anti-corruption detractors

  Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has again blasted his successor and current governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike over his (Wike’s) false claims that the over $43million found in an Ikoyi apartment by the EFCC were stolen Rivers State …

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My next visit will mark PDP’s burial in South East, says Oyegun as Sullivan Chime registers with APC

From; Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Immediate past governor of Enugu State Sullivan Chime officially registered with the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his Udi/Abia ward in Udi local government area of the state on Saturday. Chime had weeks back announced his resignation from his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declaring …

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