Tag: Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Buhari Could Remain In London For Four More Months – Reports

  In a letter written to the National Assembly on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his desire to extend his medical leave in London in order to complete his treatment and await the results of his medical tests. The extension of his medical leave was announced in a statement issued[Read More…]

APC Made Mistakes – Speaker Yakubu Dogara Admits, Says Party On “Autopilot”

Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, yesterday, admitted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has made some mistakes that must be addressed. Dogara spoke at the national secretariat of the party when he had a meeting with the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC). He said[Read More…]

Lawmaker Jibrin Says House of Reps Invitation “A Witch Hunt”

Former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has reacted to the decision by the House of Representatives requesting him to appear before it to answer questions on fresh petitions levelled against him. In his reaction via a series of tweets on his Twitter account, Jibrin said[Read More…]

Lawmaker Abdulmumin Hopeful Speaker Dogara Will End In Jail

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman house of representatives committee on appropriations, says he has no doubt that Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, is going to jail for allegedly padding the 2016 budget. Marking the 100th day since he commenced his “crusade to expose the budget fraud”, Jibrin restated his call for the[Read More…]

Dogara Ordered Invasion Of My Office To Destroy Evidence Against Him, Says Lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin

Former House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairman, Mr. Abdumumin Jibrin, has alleged that his suspension and the invasion of his office by the Sergeant-At-Arms of the National Assembly, on the instruction of the Speaker of the House, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, were done to to enable the Speaker lay hands on[Read More…]

CNPP Vows To Mobilise Nigerians To Occupy NASS If Speaker Dogara Refuses To Resign

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has demanded that Hon. Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the House of Representatives, who were named in the budget padding and abuse of office allegation by their colleague must step aside to allow the House and security agencies to investigate the matter.[Read More…]

Days To Nass Resumption, Abdulmumin Jibrin Insists On Speaker Dogara’s Sack Over Padded Budget

Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin has reiterated his call for the resignation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. He is also demanding for the resignation of the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, Whip, Alhassan Doguwa and the Minority Leader of the House,[Read More…]

Buhari Says Bauchi Governor Accused of “Looting” Bailout Funds By Speaker Dogara “Is On Track”

President Muhammadu Buhari during the week commended the leadership style of Governor M. A. Abubakar of Bauchi state accused of misappropriating bailout funds meant for workers, in a statement issued by the governors media team to NewsWireNGR. NewsWireNGR recalls that some top politicians from Bauchi state on Friday at the[Read More…]

Civil Society Group Worried Over EFCC’s Refusal To Probe Speaker Dogara After Damning Evidence

Conscience Nigeria, a civil society group, has demanded an explanation on why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has not probed Yakubu Dogara, and other principal officers of the house of representatives over the allegations of budget padding. The group said this in a petition addressed to Ibrahim Magu,[Read More…]

‘Reconvene Plenary And Step Aside’, – Lawmaker Jibrin Is Not Letting Dogara Go

The former Chairman of the House of Representative Committee on Appropriation in Nigeria, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has asked the Speaker to reconvene the House and step aside for investigation. Mr Jibrin had last month alleged that the leadership of the House padded the 2016 budget of the nation, insisting that the[Read More…]