• Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    It was gathered that the former chairman of the appropriation Committee in the House of Representative, Abdulmumin Jibrin, is giving a condition that must be met for him to appear before the Ethics Committee to defend allegations of budget padding he made against principal officers of the House.

    After the House referred Honourable Jibrin to the committee for investigation on Wednesday, following deliberations on a motion on the issue, the lawmaker in a statement said he would only obey the decision […]

  • Rep. Jibrin owns £1.558m in UK bank – NYCN

    Rep. Jibrin owns £1.558m in UK bank – NYCN

    It was gathered that the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, on Sunday said it had traced £1.558m (N825m) to a United Kingdom account allegedly owned by the embattled former chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin.

    The Head of the Anti-corruption unit of the NYCN, Ifeanyi Okonkwo, who stated this in an electronic mail, said the operation of the accounts contravened existing Nigerian laws on the conduct of elected and appointed public officers.

    The group said documents it obtained […]

  • Budget padding: Rep. Jibrin appears before Sagay’s panel on corruption

    Budget padding: Rep. Jibrin appears before Sagay’s panel on corruption

    Sacked chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Dr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, met yesterday with the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) led by Professor Itse Sagay.

    The parley, which lasted for about four hours, took place at the national secretariat, Abuja.

    Jibrin, who fielded questions from reporters after the parley, remarked that his appearance before members of the committee was aimed at ensuring that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, and three other principal officers of […]

  • I collected N650m as running cost – Rep. Jibrin

    I collected N650m as running cost – Rep. Jibrin

    Former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdumumin Jibrin, has admitted that he benefited from huge controversial allowances allotted to the legislators.

    He disclosed that a whooping sum of N650 million accrued to him from 2011 when he was first elected till date.

    Abdulmumini also said he was ready to account for the bogus allowance.

    The embattled Lawmaker had last Friday disclosed that Speaker Dogara and nine other than officers got over N10 billion as running cost.

    He also claimed […]