Why House won’t recall Jibrin — Rep Ossai

By Emman Ovuakporie & Johnbosco Agbakwuru Mr. Ossai Ossai is the Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges. In this interview, he speaks on his leadership of the probe panel that recommended the suspension of the former House Committee Chairman on Appropriations, Mr. Abdulmunin Jibrin among other issues. Some Nigerians strongly believe that […]

Reps warn against continuous gas flaring in Niger Delta

By Emman Ovuakporie & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE  House of Representatives, yesterday, warned oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region against continuous flaring of gas estimated at over $5 billion yearly from over 257 flow stations, saying it had subjected the lives of residents in the area to serious health hazards. The Obinna Chidoka-led House […]

National Assembly takes over CCB/CCT control from president

*Lawmakers limit CCB membership to five-year tenure Leke Baiyewu, Abuja In a tensed atmosphere on Thursday, the Senate passed a bill amending the Code of Conduct and Tribunal Act, which transfers the controlling powers over the bureau and the tribunal from the President to the National Assembly. As part of the amendment, the CCT shall be […]

National Assembly summon: Buhari gives conditions for appearance

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Presidency Thursday night gave conditions for the appearance of President Muhammadu Buhari before the National Assembly. Recall that the National Assembly on Thursday summoned Buhari on issues bothering on the dwindling economy. When contacted over the summons, the presidency speaking through the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media […]

House of Representatives suspends ousted Chairman Committee on Appropriation, Rep Abdulmunin Jibrin for 180 legislative days

ABUJA – MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Wednesday suspended ousted Chairman Committee on Appropriation, Rep Abdulmunin Jibrin for 180 legislative days. Abdumumin Jibrin The committee of the whole sat and considered the Rep Ossai Ossai led Ethics and Privileges committee report clause by clause and nailed him for one legislative calendar year. The Committee […]

News Budget padding: Jibrin insists on Dogara’s sacking

Punch Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin John Alechenu, Abuja Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin has reiterated his call for the resignation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. He is also demanding for the […]

Budget padding: Jibrin should undergo psychiatric tests –Reps

Abdulmumin Jibrin John Ameh, Abuja Leaders of the House of Representatives said on Sunday that psychiatric tests should be conducted on its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to ascertain whether he was not facing health challenges. The leaders, whom The PUNCH learnt were taken aback by Jibrin’s latest allegations that they pocketed […]

Dogara, Gbajabiamila, others silent on fresh N10bn allegation (Endless corruption)

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara John Ameh Nine out of the 10 principal officers of the House of Representatives kept sealed lips on Saturday over the latest N10billion allegations levelled against them by a former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin. The officers are the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara; Deputy Speaker, Yussuff  Lasun; House […]

Budget padding: ‘Dogara, Jibrin, others guilty’

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin John Ameh, Abuja Members of the Transparency Group in the House of Representatives said on Monday that despite the fact that all 10 principal officers had disowned the former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, those […]

Jibrin won’t escape punishment, says chief whip (It will all be forgotten soon. What happened to Lawal and his bribe scandal?)

Tunde Odesola and John Ameh The Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Mr. Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, said on Monday that a former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, would not escape punishment for “bringing the image of the legislature into disrepute.” Jibrin had accused the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, and three other principal […]

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