A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday declined hearing of a case filed by Hon. Abdulmumini Jibrin, seeking to stop his planned suspension by the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
The judge, Justice Okon Abang, held that due to the limited time, the court would not be able to hear and deliver ruling in the matter before the expiration of the vacation.
Abang said it was proper for the court to return the case file to the Chief Judge […]
Former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has arrived the office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, to submit his petition against Speaker Yakubu Dogara and three other principal officers of the lower legislative chamber.
Jibrin had recently accused the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor of attempting to pad N40bn into the 2016 budget.
Earlier on Monday, Jibrin had taken to his […]
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 the 2016 budget with N40 billion.
In a statement released through his lawyers on Friday, Jibrin urged the lower […]