Budget Padding: Why Lawmakers Support Dogara

The controversy in the House of Representatives over allegations of corruption against Speaker Yakubu Dogara has assumed a new dimension as Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee has revealed why his colleagues are keeping quiet over his allegations.

Court To Hear Jibrin’s Case On Oct. 21

Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed October 21 for the hearing of a suit filed by Abdulmumin Jibrin, former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriation, challenging his suspension from the House.