• Dogara denies sharing $20,000 each to appropriations c’ttee members

    Dogara denies sharing $20,000 each to appropriations c’ttee members

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday denied the allegation by the former Chairman of Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, that he (Dogara) gave out $20,000 each to members of the appropriation committee where they accused Jibrin of single-handedly doctoring the 2016 budget.

    Speaker who spoke through his Deputy Chief of Staff, CID Maduabum, said he did not at any time meet or hand over any money of any sort to any member of the appropriation committee.

    He said, “my attention […]

  • House of Reps sacks Appropriations Committee Chairman

    House of Reps sacks Appropriations Committee Chairman

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has announced the removal of the House Committee Chairman on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin from Kano State as chairman of the committee.

    He was replaced with the House Chairman on Housing, Mustapha Bala Dawaki also from Kano State and member of the All Progressives Congress, APC. But the Speaker said that Jibrin had requested for his removal from the Committee, hence, the change.

    Recall that the Kano born lawmaker had issues with his colleagues while […]