• EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may invite the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, his deputy, Hon. Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, over the allegations made against them by the former House Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Dr. Jibrin Abdulmumin.

    Abdulmumin, had among other issues, accused the speaker, other principal officers, and some House committee chairman of diverting N40 billion out of N100billion allocated to constituency projects […]

  • Group wants Dogara to explain padding allegation to his constituency

    Group wants Dogara to explain padding allegation to his constituency

    A group, Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Concerned Citizens, has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to as a matter of urgency come back home to explain his roles in the budget padding scandal.

    The interim chairman of the group, Dr. Isah Dot stated this while addressing newsmen at the weekend in Dass.

    “As our representative in the House we want the Speaker to urgently come back home and explain to the entire members of his constituency […]

  • Buhari to probe budget padding scandal, constituency projects

    Buhari to probe budget padding scandal, constituency projects

    The Federal Government reacted yesterday to the budget padding row in the House of Representatives, promising to probe the allegation and other related cases over the years.

    Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN) said the government would “take action” based on the probe outcome.

    This indicates that the probe may be extended to the administrations of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the late President Umaru Yar’Adua and former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    Malami also said the administration of President […]