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Budget padding: Dogara threatens Jibrin with libel suit

The budget padding scandal rocking the House of Representatives took a new turn on Wednesday when Speaker, Yakubu Dogara gave a seven day ultimatum to former House committee chairman on

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SERAP takes budget padding case to UN

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP has told Professor Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights to use his “good offices and position to urgently

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APC Governors meet Buhari over NASS crises

By Abdulrahman Abdulraheem Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday met President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa to among other things,discuss the way out

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I rejected Obasanjo’s N50m bribe – Senate Deputy Leader

Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, on Tuesday replied former President Olusegun Obasanjo, over his statement that all members of the National Assembly were thieves. Na’Allah in a statement

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Budget scandal confirms my “corrupt” assessment of NASS members – Obasanjo

By Abdulrahman Abdulraheem Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated his earlier belief that the National Assembly is full of corrupt politicians. The Owu High Chief who visited the State

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Saraki’s latest move can ensure peace – Marafa

Kabiru Marafa, Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), has expressed optimism that the changes in the leadership of the senate committees would ensure genuine reconciliation in the Senate. Marafa, a

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Nuhu Ribadu formally rejoins APC

Former Chairman of the
Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, Nuhu Ribadu has officially announced his return to the All
Progressives Congress. Ribadu said in a statement on his Facebook page that
he rejoined the

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Appeal Court upholds David Mark’s election

Immediate past Senate President, David Mark has once again had his election as
the senator representing Benue
South Senatorial District upheld by the Court of Appeal. Mark
defeated the candidate of the All
Progressives

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House Minority Leader denies budget padding allegations

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon
 Leo Ogor, has said that the budget padding allegation
against him and other principal officials including
Speaker Yakubu Dogàra, are outright lies. Ogor made

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Dogara tried to pad N30 billion into budget – Jibrin

The immediate past chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has broken his silence over the circumstances surrounding his exit. Jibrin in a statement on Thursday

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