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    Politics BREAKING: Appeal Court sacks APC Reps member - Premium Times

    The Court of Appeal in Kaduna has nullified the election of Kano State lawmaker, Jibrin Abdulmumin, the Daily Nigerian newspaper is reporting. The paper said the decision followed the nullification of elections in two local government areas of Kiru/Bebeji Constituency. The appeal court ordered...
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    Politics Dogara Seized My Office to Destroy Evidence of Corruption Against Him- Jibrin

    Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin has alleged that the recent invasion of his office after he was suspended was to secure evidence of corruption against House leader, Yakubu Dogara, and others. Speaking on Friday, he said : "The media witnessed the volumes of 2016 budget documents and 53 files that were...
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    Politics 10 Lawmakers Disown Hon. Jibrin Over Budget Padding Crisis

    The Body of Principal Officers of the House of Representatives have disowned ex Appropriation Chairman Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin over the whole budget padding saga. In a letter, the officers said the decision to sack Jibrin was a collective one because he abused the 2016 budget. They also termed...
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    Politics Budget Padding: How Buhari Plans to Deal With Dogara, Others - Vanguard

    According to a report from Vanguard, the federal government is working behind the scenes to gather strong evidence of adulteration of the 2016 budget by officers of the House of Reps with the aim of criminally prosecuting them afterwards. Vanguard said EFCC's recent move to painstakingly...
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    Politics HoR Crisis: We Won't Punish Dogara, Jibrin For Embarrassing us Publicly - APC

    The All Progressive Congress, APC, has stated that it won't punish Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin and Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, over the embarrassment the party suffered as a result of the 2016 budget padding crisis. The party said it would resolve the matter amicably. “Article 7...
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    Politics 2016 Budget is NOT Padded - Presidency Backs Dogara Against Jibrin

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang; and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Mr. Ismail Kawu, have stated that the 2016 budget is not padded, as claimed by Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin. Jibrin...
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    Politics HoR Crisis: Tambuwal Backs Dogara Against Jibrin

    Sokoto state governor and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, is staunchly behind Yakubu Dogara in the messy budget padding scandal which has engulfed the house. Ex Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin, had accused Dogara and other...
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    Politics Hon. Jibrin Explodes: 'Dogara and His Corrupt Gang Have Gone Mad!'

    Ex Chairman of the House of Reps Appropriation Committee, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, in the early hours of Thursday exploded, accusing Speaker Yakubu Dogara of trying to blackmail him. "Speaker Dogara and his corrupt gang have gone mad!" he screamed on Facebook. "Please ignore the whatsApp chat...
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    Politics HoR Crisis: What Jibrin Discussed With APC Leaders Behind Closed Doors Today

    Honorable Abdulmumin Jibrin on Tuesday was summoned by the leadership of the APC over the ongoing crisis in the House of Representatives over the 2016 budget padding. Reports say Jibrin was to appear before a disciplinary panel. According to Premium Times, Jibrin met with the party’s national...
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    Politics Budget Padding Scandal: APC Disciplinary Panel Summons Hon. Jibrin

    Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin has been summoned by the APC over the budget padding scandal rocking the house of Representatives, Premium Times reports. Jibrin is to appear before APC's disciplinary panel not later than Tuesday afternoon, a letter sent to him on Monday says. APC condemned the media...
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    Politics Budget Padding: Hon. Jubrin Names 12 House of Reps Members the EFCC Should Arrest

    Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman of the house of representatives committee, is confident that Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara and 11 other lawmakers will soon be arrested. Jibrin made the claim today via Twitter today. Those named include: Deputy Speaker Yusuf Lasun, Whip Alhassan...
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    Politics SSS Shuts Down HoR Secretariat Over Budget Padding Scandal

    Operatives of Nigeria's State Secret Service, SSS, have sealed the secretariat of the House Committee on Appropriation, following the protracted accusations and allegations between ex Chairman of the Committee Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin and Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the...
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    Politics 'Our Lawmakers Have Gone Mad Again' by Vincent Akanmode [OPINION]

    To admit it right away, I deserve no credit for the above headline. It is simply an adaptation of the title of Ola Rotimi’s hilarious play wherein a soldier named Lejoka-Brown took three wives. The first he married while fighting in the Congo, the second he inherited from his late elder brother...
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    Politics House of Reps Appropriations Committee Disowns Jibrin

    The appropriations committee of the federal house of representatives has issued a statement stating that the actions of Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman, does not reflect the position of the committee. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Chris Azubogu, deputy chairman of the...
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    Politics Budget Padding: HoR Members Call on EFCC to Immediately Probe Dogara, Others

    Members of the ‘Transparency Group’ of the House of Representatives has demanded that EFCC investigates Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin and others over the alleged padding of the 2016 budget. According to Rep. Musa Soba (APC-Kaduna), about 113 signatures had been collected from...
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    Politics HoR Crisis: Speaker Dogara Orders Hon. Jibrin to Apologize in 7 Days

    Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara, has threatened to sue Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin if he doesn't retract the corruption allegations he's made against him in 7 days. This is according to a letter written and addressed to Jibrin by counsel to Dogara, Professor Joash Ojo Amupitan (SAN)...
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    Politics 2016 Budget Padding: Jibrin Sinks Dogara, Others

    Ex Chairman of the House of Reps Appropriation Committee, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin has released more damning documents exposing speaker Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the chamber of inflating Nigeria's 2016 budget. The documents show how lawmakers applied for, or received approvals...
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    Metro Police Probe Budget Padding Allegations Against Dogara, Other Lawmakers - Punch

    Police authorities has directed detectives to probe the allegations of budget padding leveled against House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and other lawmakers by Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin, Punch reports. Jibrin had accused Dogara, his deputy, Yusuf Lasun, the Chief Whip, Alhassan...
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    Politics Hon. Abdulmumin Takes Responsibility for 2016 Budget Scandal

    Honourable Jibrin Abdulmulmin, the former Chairman of Reps' Appropriation Committee, has taken responsibility for padding of the 2016 budget. Hon. Jibrin was sacked as Chairman of the committee yesterday by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Speaking afterwards, he said he resigned and although he...
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