Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Yakubu Dogara"

    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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    Dogara: In politics, you don’t have to be in one party forever

Dogara: In politics, you don’t have to be in one party forever

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says a politician does not have to be in one party forever.According to Dogara, a former member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “politics in Nigeria is not a straitjacket approach”.He also spoke of the anti-graft war of the current administration, saying the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is not targeting members of [...]

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    Dogara: All firms doing business in Nigeria should list on NSE

Dogara: All firms doing business in Nigeria should list on NSE

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the federal house of representatives, says all companies doing business in Nigeria should be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).Speaking at the closing gong of the Nigerian bourse on Friday, Dogara said that the parliament would strengthen capital market laws to empower regulators to sanction erring operators.“Today's visit underpins the fact that we pay serious [...]

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    Doctors agree to suspend strike but FG’s sack order still in force

Doctors agree to suspend strike but FG’s sack order still in force

The leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has agreed to suspend its strike after a meeting with other health sector stakeholders on Tuesday.The association's leadership also appealed to members to relax until the next meeting scheduled for July 14.The decision emanated from the meeting between resident doctors and other stakeholders, organised by Yakubu Dogàra, speaker of the [...]

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    Resident doctors postpone start of nationwide strike

Resident doctors postpone start of nationwide strike

The proposed indefinite strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) scheduled to commence Thursday, has been suspended for one week.The association announced this on Wednesday after a meeting with Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives.The meeting was convened at Dogara’s instance and presided over by him according to a statement issued by his spokesman [...]

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    Dogara introduces electronic voting

Dogara introduces electronic voting

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has announced the introduction of electronic voting system into the conduct of the activities of the lower chamber.In a statement on his website, Dogara said the adoption of the e-voting system was in compliance with the eighth assembly’s legislative agenda."Consequently, forms have been distributed to individual members to collate their data ahead [...]

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    Nigerians should wait patiently for Buhari, says Dogara

Nigerians should wait patiently for Buhari, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the Preisdent Muhammadu Buhari-led government has the capacity to provide solutions to the problems confronting the country.He urged Nigerians to “wait patiently” for the result of the policies of this administration.Dogara congratulated Nigerians for celebrating 17 years of uninterrupted constitutional democratic rule.He said Nigeria's democracy has come of age, but added [...]

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