• SERAP tasks Saraki, Dogara to provide the details of alleged spending of N500bn

    SERAP tasks Saraki, Dogara to provide the details of alleged spending of N500bn

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent Freedom of Information Act requests to both the the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Sakari, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dogara Yakubu, requesting them to “urgently provide information about alleged spending of N500 billion as running cost between 2006 and 2016, and the monthly income and allowances of each Senator and member.”

    SERAP’s request followed the disclosure by embattled Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin that Nigerian senators and House of Representatives members […]

  • Tinubu Vs. Melaye: Lagos Assembly accuses Saraki, Ekweremadu of conspiracy

    Tinubu Vs. Melaye: Lagos Assembly accuses Saraki, Ekweremadu of conspiracy

    ABUJA – The war of words between Senators Dino Melaye and Oluremi Tinubu got messier Wednesday as a four-man delegation of the Lagos state House of Assembly stormed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress APC in Abuja accusing the senate leadership of a conspiracy of silence.

    Armed with a strong-worded petition which they submitted to the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the house called for immediate sanctions to be meted on Sen. Melaye.

    The state lawmakers said […]