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    APC ‘could sanction’ Jibrin over budget padding allegations

APC ‘could sanction’ Jibrin over budget padding allegations

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has scolded Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the house of representatives appropriations committee, for flouting the party's order of "ceasefire" and commenting on the budget padding allegations he levelled against Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, and 11 others.In a statement on Sunday, Jibrin levelled fresh allegations against the speaker.The [...]

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    Jibrin: Two governors preventing me from seeing Buhari

Jibrin: Two governors preventing me from seeing Buhari

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriations of the house of representatives, says two unnamed governors and three lawmakers are blocking his access to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent him from stating his own side of the "budget padding" story. In a statement on Sunday, Jibrin accused Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, and the 12 others he accused of padding the 2016 budget are after his [...]

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    Buhari in private meeting with Dogara

Buhari in private meeting with Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, at the presidential villa.Bashir Ahmad, special assistant to the president on new media, disclosed this on Twitter.This is the first time the president is meeting the speaker‎ since July 21, when Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the house, levelled allegations of corruption against the leadership of [...]

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    APC bars Jibrin from publicly making allegations against Dogara

APC bars Jibrin from publicly making allegations against Dogara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the federal house of representatives, to stop levelling allegations against the leadership of the lower chamber in public.The party said this through Lawal Shuaibu, its deputy national chairman, north, in a letter to Jibrin on Thursday."As you are aware, the party, and indeed the government, has not been [...]

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    Jibrin acting like a one-man riot squad, says Dogara aide

Jibrin acting like a one-man riot squad, says Dogara aide

CID Maduabum, deputy chief of staff to Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee of the house, has been acting like a “one-man riot squad”.Responding to the allegations that Dogara bribed members with $25,000 to sign a vote of confidence register for him, Maduabum said Jibrin has decided to be [...]

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    ‘Jibrin-Dogara feud shows APC leadership is incompetent’

‘Jibrin-Dogara feud shows APC leadership is incompetent’

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the intervention of his party in the feud between Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, and Jibrin Abdulmumin, the former appropriations committee chairman, is commendable but it is coming late.Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Frank described the situation as an "embarrassment" and proof of the [...]

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    Jibrin accuses Dogara of bribing reps with $25,000 each

Jibrin accuses Dogara of bribing reps with $25,000 each

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former appropriations committee chairman of the house of representatives, has accused Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, of bribing members with $25,000 to sign a vote of confidence register.Jibrin, who took to Twitter on Wednesday, said the register was opened at Dogara's Asokoro guest house located at Wilbeford Juta crescent."Fellow Nigerians, in a desperate attempt, corrupt Speaker Dogara and the 3 others [...]

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    APC: We are yet to broker peace between Dogara and Jibrin

APC: We are yet to broker peace between Dogara and Jibrin

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is still trying to broker peace between Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, Jibrin Abdulmumin, former chairman, appropriation committee of the house representatives.Speaking after a four-hour meeting with Jibrin on Tuesday, Lawal Shuaibu, the party's deputy national chairman north, said consultation on how to resolve the feud is sill going on."We are discussing with them [...]

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    EFCC bars journalists from premises

EFCC bars journalists from premises

The Economic and Financial ‎Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday barred journalists from its facility.Journalists were at the ‎at the EFCC headquarters to follow up on the petition by Abdulmumin Jibrin against Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, and 11 others.‎Jibrin arrived at the EFCC office to meet with Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the commission, over the "budget padding" [...]

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    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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