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 […]
Members of the House of Representatives have urged President Muhammadu Buhari and his economic team to accelerate the implementation of the 2016 budget.
They also advised the President to expedite action on the presentation of the 2017 budget projections to avoid delay in its passage.
A cross section of lawmakers who spoke in separate interviews in Abuja on Friday noted that the implementation of the 2016 budget was integral to taking Nigeria out of its present recession.
They explained that the executive cannot […]