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Nigerian lawmakers move against Saraki, Dogara over budget secrecy, constituency projects

The secrecy with which the National Assembly has handled its budgets, and the lopsided manner it distributes funds for zonal intervention projects, are unsettling the lawmaking body and putting members on a collision path against the leadership, PREMIUM TIMES can

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Obasanjo strikes again, attacks Buhari, National Assembly, Military

The honeymoon between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo seems to have ended. For the one and a half year that Mr. Buhari has been in power, Mr. Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest backers, visiting him repeatedly

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CCB officials leak EFCC letter to reps under probe for budget padding

Some unnamed officials at Nigeria’s Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) have been alerting members of the House of Representatives who played one role or another in budget planning that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) wants their asset declaration

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Jibrin sues Reps, seeks N1billion damages for suspension

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House. Mr. Jibrin filed the suit at the Federal High Abuja on Friday shortly after he withdrew the one

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Jibrin Withdraws Suit Against House Of Reps

he Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday struck out the suit of Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, challenging his suspension from the House. The judge, Justice John Tsoho, struck out the matter after Jibrin’s

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Budget padding- Suspending Jibrin was wrong, Gbajabiamila says

In an interview with Thisday newspaper, the majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, said he considers the suspension of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin by the House for a period of 180 legislative days as unconstitutional and a breach

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Sale of National Assets to fund ‘2016 Padded budget’

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi, expresses his personal opinion on the proposed sale of national assets. The Federal government of Nigeria has concluded plans to offset some of the critical assets of the nation as a way out

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Budget Padding: Dogara begged for forgiveness, says Jibrin

Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has insisted that the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, must resign to allow for independent investigation into alleged budget infractions. Jibrin told newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja that some members of

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Budget padding: SERAP asks court to compel EFCC to investigate Dogara, others

As the National Assembly resumes on Monday, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal high court in Abuja for an order to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate and prosecute allegations of

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Desperation of a sinking man : The Tale of Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin.

[views] By Comrade Olu Kingsley Egbeola One of the very obvious characteristics of a sinking man is to drag as many people as possible along in the hope that it is either ‘we perish or float together forgetting the biblical

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