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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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Security agencies investigate assets of Jibrin abroad

[views] Security agencies have begun investigations and profiling of assets both in Nigeria and abroad allegedly owned by former chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin. It was gathered that the embattled lawmaker-turned anticorruption crusader is

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Why budget padding occurs- Ita Enang

[views] The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has said the special attention being accorded sectoral allocation in the country’s annual budget, leaving other details in the hands of appropriation committees of

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Budget padding- I have submitted myself for investigation says Gbajabiamila

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, said on Friday that he had submitted himself to the police authorities in Abuja to investigate any role he was alleged to have played in ‘padding’ the 2016 budget.

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Buhari holds private meeting with Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari again on Friday met behind closed doors with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was the second one between the two leaders since the allegation of

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N17bn fraud: Jibrin in fresh mess

There were indications on Friday that former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, was already seeking cover from possible arrest by the police and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in a fresh twist to his budget ‘padding’

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Budget padding- Abuja residents speak (VOX POP)

Interviews by Amina Isah  Mallam Nasiru Ibrahim, Business Consultant in Abuja. All the people involved are criminals, because they have been involved in these criminal acts for a long time. Nigerians can’t resist it anymore because it is their money.

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EFCC moves against Dogara, launches investigations into budget padding

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has written the National Assembly Clerk, Mohammed Sani Omolori, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and National Planning over the budget padding scandal, it was learnt yesterday. The EFCC, which yesterday began

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Budget padding: APC says Buhari ‘disrespected’, threatens to sanction Jibrin

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdumumini Jibrin, for flouting the party’s order not to make further public comment on the raging furore over the alleged padding of

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Dogara, 12 others, planning to kill me- Jibrin

After ceasing fire for a few days in obedience of his party’s directive, a former Chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin resumed his onslaught against Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Sunday. This time around, he

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