• DSS seals Reps appropriation c’ttee secretariat over budget padding scandal

    DSS seals Reps appropriation c’ttee secretariat over budget padding scandal

    Agents of Nigeria’s secret police, Department Security Service (DSS), on Saturday sealed the secretariat of the House Committee on Appropriation, according to report.

    The closure marked the latest development in the ongoing political and media war between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and a lawmaker from Kano State, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over alleged manipulation of line items and figures in the 2016 Appropriation Bill.

    Mr. Jibrin began working to oust Mr. Dogara from office a day after the Speaker […]