• Dogara makes U-turn, says ‘I am not above the law’ over Budget Padding

    Dogara makes U-turn, says ‘I am not above the law’ over Budget Padding

    Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives appears to have modified his stance on the propriety of the alleged padding in this year’s budget in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly.

    Dogara yesterday denied reports suggesting that he could not be investigated or prosecuted over the scandal. He also said reports credited to him as saying padding was no offence under the law were untrue.

    He said his comments on the alleged budget padding were misrepresented and Nigerians now see him […]