The former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Saturday, alleged that his colleagues were blackmailed into keeping silent over the issue of budget padding currently rocking the lower chamber.
Jibrin said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, on Saturday.
He spoke to commemorate the first 100 days of the crisis over the 2016 budget ,which earned him a 180-day suspension from the House of Representatives.
Jibrin explained that a lot of his colleagues in the […]
The former chairman of committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, Monday continued his series of revelations on the fraud and corruption allegedly perpetrated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
In a statement made available to the press, the lawmaker alleged that Dogara frequently solicits for inappropriate favours from agencies and multinational companies.
According to Jibrin, Speaker Dogara forced an agency to grant loans and also blackmailed a construction company to do some work at his Asokoro ‘plot’.
Jibrin also accused […]