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Budget Padding Scandal: Ex-Appropriation committee chair, Jibrin, raises 20 questions for Speaker Dogara

Embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation on Wednesday raised 20 questions for Speaker Yakubu Dogara bordering on the unfolding budget padding scandal. Mr. Jibrin said Mr. Dogara must respond to the questions individually. The House was thrown

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Dogara spits fire, gives Jibrin 7-days to retract accusations

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven day ultimatum to Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin to tender an unreserved apology to him and retract all allegations made against him or face legal action. A statement issued by

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Here are 11 steps to get rich quickly through the budget

The public row between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and his erstwhile ally and former chairman of the House Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has provided a glimpse into how lawmakers routinely make billions of naira by

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Budget padding- OBJ, lawmakers trade tackles again

Sequel to the allegations of corrupt practices in the National Assembly, especially with regards to the padding of the 2016 budget in the House of Representatives, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the National Assembly was filled with rogues and

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Saraki and Dogara: Tenants in chief

The one stands as though about to fall. The other seemed to have overcome the storm of its early days. But now, both are in the eye of a cyclone. It began with the Oloye Bukola Saraki who played the

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Reps: SERAP seeks probe of alleged N40bn budget padding

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), an NGO, has called for an independent investigation by the EFCC and ICPC into the alleged N40 billion 2016 budget padding by the National Assembly (NASS) In a statement on Sunday by SERAP

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