Tag: Budget-Padding Tracker

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 19, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: I am ready to be suspended – Jibrin

A former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriations Abdulmumin Jibrin says he is ready to pay the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 19, 2016

Jibrin submits petition against Okonkwo, Ugochinyere over alleged UK account (PHOTOS)

Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin has written a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris against two persons. In a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 5, 2016

#BudgetPadding: ‘Fugitive’ Oke should be thoroughly investigated for role in arms deal – Jibrin

A former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin has responded to a recent interview granted ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

#BudgetPadding: EFCC to probe House of Reps

Following allegations of budget padding which continues to linger in the House of Representatives, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions (EFCC) ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2016

#BudgetPadding: Political parties want scandal probed by the police

Opposition parties in Nigeria on Saturday said the police must probe budget padding allegations in the House of Representatives, playing ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2016

#BudgetPadding: Police to search Appropriation office for documents

Indications emerged on Saturday that the police in its ongoing investigations over alleged budget padding in the House of Representatives would ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 26, 2016

Jibrin says Dogara and House Leaders alone cost Nigeria N10 billion [DETAILS]

A former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin on Friday released staggering figures collected by ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2016

#BudgetPadding: Itse Sagay-led presidential corruption committee invites Jibrin

Following his budget padding allegations, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption on Tuesday summoned the former Chairman, House of Representatives ...

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AzeezAugust 19, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: Speaker Dogara visits Buhari again

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: House of Reps goes on the offensive, says it rescued budget from Jibrin (TWEETS)

The House of Representatives has finally reacted to the budget padding controversy that has tainted the institution, saying it rescued ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: Jibrin will be punished – Chief Whip

Following budget padding allegations made by former Chairman House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, the Chief Whip of the House ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: 5 reasons we shouldn’t take Jibrin serious anymore

Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin has been on a media campaign against Speaker Yakubu Dogara ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: SERAP tells Dogara reps have no power to insert projects

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara that, “The House ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: Jibrin apologizes to APC for supporting Dogara’s emergence as Speaker

The former Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Monday apologized to the All Progressives ...

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AzeezAugust 14, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: EFCC to quiz Jibrin over N418m contracts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will reportedly grill former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 13, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: ‘I’m not above the law – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has finally broken his silence on the budget padding allegations leveled against ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Jibrin files suits against possible arrest, suspension

The displaced Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin has approached the Federal High Court to seek injunction ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

Americans call it ‘Pork Barrel’, what Nigerians call ‘Padding’ | 5 reasons why Speaker Dogara is right

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara stated quite clearly on Thursday that no member of the hallowed ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 12, 2016

‘It doesn’t even make sense’ | Dogara has the perfect excuse for budget padding allegations

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday explained why he or any member of the House of ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: APC says it won’t sanction Dogara, Jibrin

The All Progressives Congress on Thursday said it would not sanction the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara ...

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AzeezAugust 11, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Why I cannot be investigated | Dogara speaks

Following budget padding allegations against him, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Thursday explained why he ...

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AzeezAugust 11, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Jibrin ‘supporters’ under pressure

Some members of the House of Representatives have said that the neither the police nor the EFCC has the power ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Did you know? Dogara snubbed the police yesterday

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, reportedly failed to honor the investigation of the Special Investigating Panel set ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2016

Budget padding is what we are elected to do – Reps member

The Chairman House of Representative Committee on Legislative Compliance, Abiodun Olasupo has insisted the House of Representatives have done no ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

7 things you need to know about ‘Budget Padding’

By Tolulope Omoyeni The Nigerian news scene has been filled with stories about budget padding in the last two weeks ...

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Isime EseneAugust 10, 2016

The Explainer: Jibrin/Dogara budget padding controversy – The story so far

To understand the current budget padding controversy in the House of Representatives, you have to also look back at the ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: EFCC grills Jibrin, to invite Dogara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday grilled the former chairman of the House committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Blabbing is fast becoming the hallmark of Jibrin – Hon. Okafor

The chairman of the House Committee on Health Services, Chike John Okafor has denied the allegation by former chairman of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 9, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: I received 1.4bn for constituency projects – Leo Ogor

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, has stated that he received the sum of 1.4bn Naira for constituency ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: Speaker Dogara, this is why budget padding is a crime

by Ahanonu Kingsley Few days ago, the speaker of Nigeria’s lower parliament was quoted as saying that ‘budget padding’-an offence he ...

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