Monday, November 12, 2018

Tag "Yakubu Dogara"

    Dogara should go to jail, Jibrin says after petitioning ICPC

Dogara should go to jail, Jibrin says after petitioning ICPC

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the house appropriations committee, says he has submitted a petition at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) against Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, and 11 others.Speaking after submitting his petition at the ICPC headquarters on Monday, Jibrin said if the accused could be prosecuted, found guilty and sent to jail, it would [...]

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    Ex-PDP, PhD and other things about Jibrin, the anti-graft ‘martyr’

Ex-PDP, PhD and other things about Jibrin, the anti-graft ‘martyr’

Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman of the house appropriation committee, is causing ruckus and raising dust in the green chamber of the national assembly.The man, who came into national prominence as a result of the alleged padding of the 2016 budget, has in the last two weeks managed to hold the public's attention firmly in his grasp.Jibrin's accusation that Yakubu Dogara, [...]

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    Jibrin lied, nobody attempted to break into our  office, says appropriation committee

Jibrin lied, nobody attempted to break into our office, says appropriation committee

The appropriation committee of the house of representatives has denied the allegation that its staff were threatened on the orders of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house.In a letter made available to journalists on Saturday, Abel Ochigbo, clerk of the committee, said nothing of such happened."Our attention has been drawn to the report alleging shutdown, seizure and packaging/relocation of the [...]

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    Jibrin: I am confident that Dogara will be arrested

Jibrin: I am confident that Dogara will be arrested

Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman of the house of representatives committee, says he is confident that Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, will be arrested.Jibrin has been engaged in a war of words with the speaker whom he had accused alongside some principal officers of an attempt to illegally add N40 billion to the 2016 budget.Dogara and other officials Jibrin mentioned have denied [...]

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    Reps appropriations committee disowns Jibrin

Reps appropriations committee disowns Jibrin

The appropriations committee of the federal house of representatives has said that the actions of Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman, do not reflect the position of the committee.Addressing a press conference on Friday, Chris Azubogu, deputy chairman of the committee, said the sacked chairman of the committee single-handedly worked on the budget at an undisclosed location for three weeks.According to him, he had [...]

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    Ndume: We’ll start praying at Aso Rock mosque to reunite with Buhari

Ndume: We’ll start praying at Aso Rock mosque to reunite with Buhari

Ali Ndume, majority leader of the senate, on Friday said as part of measures to resolve the strain relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government, lawmakers will be joining President Muhammadu Buhari during Ju’mat service at Aso Rock.Ndume said this while interacting with journalists after worshiping at the state house mosque."We are trying improve executive and legislature relationship. [...]

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    Jibrin: Dogara tried to break into my office to destroy vital documents

Jibrin: Dogara tried to break into my office to destroy vital documents

Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman of the federal house of representatives committee on appropriations, has accused Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, of attempting to break into his office to tamper with documents critical to the allegations of budget padding against him.Last week, Jibrin had alleged that Dogara, Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker, Alhassan Doguwa, whip and Leo Ogor, the minority leader of an attempt [...]

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    Jibrin: Dogara diverted an FG project to his farm in Nasarawa

Jibrin: Dogara diverted an FG project to his farm in Nasarawa

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the federal house of representatives, has vowed to "exposing" Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, until he is removed.Jibrin started slamming allegations of corruption against Dogara and other members of the house leadership when he was removed as the chairman of the appropriations committee last week.On Wednesday, Dogara had given him seven days to apologise for the allegations [...]

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    Jibrin calls Dogara ‘shameless fraud’, says he’ll never apologise

Jibrin calls Dogara ‘shameless fraud’, says he’ll never apologise

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former house representatives chairman on appropriations, has told Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the federal house of representatives, that he "will not and will never apologize to a shameless fraud in high office who has glaringly abused public trust".In a statement he released by himself on Wednesday, Jibrin said he had approached the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the [...]

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    Budget ‘padding’: Dogara READY to sue Jibrin… after 7 days

Budget ‘padding’: Dogara READY to sue Jibrin… after 7 days

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the federal house of representatives, has issued a seven-day ultimatum within which Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee, must apologise and retract all his allegations against him or face legal action.In a statement on Wednesday, Turaki Hassan, spokesman to Dogara, said the demand for retraction of allegations and apology was contained in a letter addressed to Jibrin by [...]

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    Reps: Jibrin inserted funds into film village budget without Buhari’s knowledge

Reps: Jibrin inserted funds into film village budget without Buhari’s knowledge

The federal house of representatives has accused Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee, of corruption — same offence Jibrin accused Speaker Yakubu Dogara and three other principal officers of the chambers of.Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Abdulrazak Namadas, spokesman of the house, deaid Jibrin was himself involved in smuggling fake projects into the budget.Namdas also described him as [...]

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    Jibrin: If Buhari knew the real Dogara, he would ban him from Aso Rock

Jibrin: If Buhari knew the real Dogara, he would ban him from Aso Rock

Abdulmimin Jibrin, former chairman of the house of representatives committee on appropriation, says President Muhammadu Buhari would ban Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, from the presidential villa if he had an idea of his real nature.Also to be banned, according to Jibrin, are Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker; Leo Ogor, minority leader; and Alhassan Doguwa, chief whip of the house.Jibrin is [...]

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    Jibrin on N40bn budget allegation: I’m ready to provide evidence against Dogara

Jibrin on N40bn budget allegation: I’m ready to provide evidence against Dogara

Abdulmunin Jibrin, former chairman of house committee on appropriations, says he is ready to substantiate his allegations against Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the federal house of representatives, and three other leaders f the house.Following his removal as chairman of appropriations committee, Jibrin had accused Dogara; Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker; Alhassan Ado Doguwa, house whip; and Leo Ogor, house minority leader, of padding [...]

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    You should have petitioned EFCC, ICPC over Dogara, APC tells Jibrin

You should have petitioned EFCC, ICPC over Dogara, APC tells Jibrin

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Abdulmumin Jibrin should have petitioned the Economic an Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) if he had proof of his allegations against principal officers of the federal house of representatives rather than go the media and bring disdain to the lower [...]

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    ‘Why didn’t you talk before now?’ Reps query Jibrin’s ‘N40bn’ budget allegation

‘Why didn’t you talk before now?’ Reps query Jibrin’s ‘N40bn’ budget allegation

Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the federal house of representatives, says Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee, made a series of allegations against principal officers of the house because he was relieved of his duty.Jibrin was replaced with Mustapha Dawaki Bala by Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, on Wednesday. However, on Thursday, he accused some principal officers of the house, including Dogara, of a "unilateral decision [...]

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    I’ll give details of 2016 budget controversies in future, says former committee chair

I’ll give details of 2016 budget controversies in future, says former committee chair

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the federal house of representatives committee on appropriation, says he will discuss details of the controversies around the 2016 budget, in future.At the close of plenary on Wednesday, Speaker Yakubu Dogara announced that Jibrin had been replaced with Mustapha Dawaki Bala as chairman of the committee.But speaking to journalists later, Jibrin stated that he loved his job [...]

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