• Budget padding: Jibrin’s suspension is unconstitutional – Gbajabiamila

    Budget padding: Jibrin’s suspension is unconstitutional – Gbajabiamila

    According to reports, the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described the suspension of former Chairman of the House on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, as unconstitutional.

    Recall that the Lower Legislative Chamber had last week suspended the Kano-born lawmaker for a period of one year after he failed to appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges with regard to his budget padding allegations leveled against the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, and some other principal […]

  • Nigerian Youths Storm NASS, Demand Jibrin’s Suspension

    Nigerian Youths Storm NASS, Demand Jibrin’s Suspension

    Hundreds of protesters under the aegis of Coalition in Defence of Democracy (CDD) yesterday stormed the precinct of the National Assembly, demanding the immediate suspension of embattled former chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumini Jibrin.

    The protesters who brandished several banners and placards wondered why Jibrin went out of his way to malign the institution of the National Assembly over the 2016 budget without justifiable reason.

    The placard brandished by the protesters read, “We demand the indefinite suspension and […]