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Budget padding: EFCC goes after Jibrin

Defiant Jibrin vows to “shock” Nigerians The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr. Jibrin’s invitation is based on his allegations on

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The politics of independent report submission in National Assembly

By Morgan Omodu The Legislative arm of government has her constitutional duty as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic. Of most significant to this write up is the over sight functions exercised over the MDA’S, Parastatals and Agencies

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Dogara congratulates Osinbajo on 60th Birthday

By Gbenga Odunsi Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has eulogized Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for demonstrating exceptional capacity, humility and patriotism in handling the affairs of state. In a congratulatory message to mark

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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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Dogara raises alarm over existential threats to traditional institutions

– Urges tradional rulers to reinvent Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt.Hon Yakubu Dogara, has raised the alarm over threats to existence of traditional institutions in Nigeria and Africa. Dogara, who spoke in Gboko, Benue at the coronation ceremony

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PDP governments spent N2.7 trillion to put Nigeria in darkness — Dogara

Speaker Yakubu Dogara said on Tuesday that successive administrations from 1999 to 2015 spent nearly N3 trillion on the power sector but recorded little success. Mr. Dogara noted that within the stated period, when the Peoples Democratic Party controlled Nigeria

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Suspension: Jibrin seeks secret settlement with Dogara

The suspended former chairman of the House of Representatives appropriation committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has “secretly begged Speaker Yakubu Dogara,” It was gathered that Jibrin, who was suspended in September for one year, following his allegations of massive fraud in the

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Buhari presents 2017 ‘budget of recovery and growth’ – See Breakdown

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday formally presented a N7.28 trillion federal government budget for 2017 to the joint session of the National Assembly for approval. Christened the “Budget of Recovery & Growth”, Mr. Buhari said the budget was higher than

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Why we are investigating pension management- Dogara

It gives me great joy to once more have the opportunity to declare open another milestone Public Hearing approved by House Resolutions. 2. On Wednesday 20th April, 2016, the House passed a Resolution on the need to investigate the alleged

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Dogara opens probe of Malabu oil deal

REMARKS BY THE RT. HON YAKUBU DOGARA, SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON THE OCCASION OF A TWO DAY PUBLIC HEARING ORGANISED BY THE HOUSE AD-HOC COMMITTEE ON THE INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGED CORRUPTION, MALPRACTICES, AND BREACH OF DUE PROCESS IN THE

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