Yearly Archives: 2016

FAILURE TO CONFIRM AS EFCC CHAIRMAN ONLY CONFIRMS THE SENATE AS A CHAMBER OF...

The failure of the Senate to confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC against popular...

THE CONSPIRACY OF MISCHIEF BETWEEN THE DSS AND SENATE OVER MAGU’S CONFIRMATION IS APALLING...

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has reiterated its’ position on the lingering debacle over the non-confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive...

CACOL LAUNCHES LOP3, LAUDS AMBODE’S ACHIEVEMENT

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, (CACOL), has commended the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for various achievements while launching the Lagos Open Parliament, LOP3,...

PROF. TUNDE BABAWALE’S BOOK REVIEW ON LAGOS OPEN PARLIAMENT 3: THE CHANGE WE SEE

The Book “Lagos Open Parliament 3” is a product of one year of painstaking research and investigation incorporating the application of scientific research instruments...

Saraki presiding over a Senate chamber of corruption – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has described the Nigerian Senate as shameless and a disgrace following its failure to confirm Ibrahim Magu as...

Failure to confirm Magu as EFCC chair only confirms Senate as chamber of corruption...

The failure of the Senate to confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC against popular...

BREAKING: Senate rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

The Senate has rejected Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as Chairman of the EFCC. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, who addressed journalists after...

Civil society groups disagree on Lagos status

Civil society organizations (CSOs) on Tuesday disagreed on the status of Lagos and how the policies of the government has impacted on residents of the state as the Governor Akinwumi Ambode -led government strives towards actualising the state’s quest for megacity status. The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL)  and People’s Action for Democracy ((PAD)  had  scored the Governor Akinwumi Ambode-led Lagos State Government high on infrastructure development projects in it’s first year in office. CACOK and PAD The CSOs praised the current administration and noted that it had succeeded in putting in place people -friendly projects in the period under review compared to it’s predecessor led by Mr.  Babatunde Fashola whose polices seemed to be anti-people. The CSOs however advised the administration to reverse the ban on commercial motorcycle operations and street trading both of which they noted the government has not provided an alternative to. They also advised the state government to reverse the imposition of taxes on the downtrodden residents of the state if it wants to continue enjoying the goodwill of the people. READ MORE

Pass The Special Crimes Court Bill CACOL Tells Senate

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has lauded the Federal Government for sending a bill for the establishment of special crimes courts to focus...

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla beg judge to vary bail conditions

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Thursday varied the conditions attached to the bail granted Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Chief Godwin...

Why Nigeria needs special court for corruption cases -Senator

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Senator Kabir Gaya, on Friday said he decided to sponsor a bill for the establishment of...

Judge earns N24m annually, spent N500m in 10 months –AGF

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami The Federal Government on Wednesday said investigations had shown that a Justice of...

N450b unremitted funds: CACOL says FG must prosecute culprits

Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, (CACOL), has called for judicial actions to be taken against those found culpable of not remitting funds to the consolidated...

N450b Unremitted Funds: CACOL Says FG Must Prosecute Culprits

Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, (CACOL), has called for judicial actions to be taken against those found culpable of not remitting funds to the consolidated...

N450bn Unremitted Funds: Punish Culprits, Group Tasks FG

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on federal government to prosecute officials of revenue generating agencies indicted in an audit report which...

CACOL tells Buhari to recover N450bn unremitted funds punish culprits

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared that it is set to prosecute officials of revenue generating agencies indicted in an audit report disclosing...

N450BN UNREMITTED FUNDS:INVESTIGATE AND BRING CORRUPT CULPRITS TO BOOK, CACOL TELLS FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared that it is set to prosecute officials of revenue generating agencies indicted in an audit report disclosing...

DIEZANI AND CORRUPT INEC OFFICIALS: CLEANSE THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM, CONVICT THE CULPABLE- CACOL

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has begun the arraignment of electoral officials who received bribes from the $115m allegedly disbursed by Diezani-Madueke,...

DELAY IN MAGU’S CONFIRMATION AS EFCC CHAIRMAN BY THE SENATE IS SELF-SERVING- CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has said that the Senate has no good reason for delaying Mr. Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation as the substantive...

Senate’s Delay In Confirming Magu As EFCC Chairman Self-Serving – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has said that the Senate has no good reason for delaying Mr. Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation as the substantive...

AS OBANIKORO TESTIFIES AGAINST FAYOSE, CACOL CALLS ON BUHARI TO ENSURE THAT THE ANTI-CORRUPTION...

According to news reports, Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of State for Defence, has agreed to testify against Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti...

Ensure effective prosecution of Fayose, CACOL tells Buhari

Debo Adeniran urges Buhari to establish a precedence Reports had indicated that Obanikoro agreed to testify against Ayodele Fayose and his aide, Mr Abiodun Agbele in a...

CACOL Urges Buhari To Ensure Conviction Of Corrupt Leaders • Channels Television

Civil society group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has called on President Buhari to establish a precedent in the ongoing anti-corruption fight. The group made...

N4.7bn: Obanikoro returns N134m to EFCC ….says I’ll repay N450m in 2017

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Monday returned N30m to the Economic...

N23bn Diezani bribe: EFCC to charge 100 electoral officials

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke T, Sources within the EFCC told our correspondent that the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu,...

I approved DSS raids, arrest of judges – AGF

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami,...

Reps Members Are ‘corrupt Grandchildren’ Of ‘corrupt’ Obasanjo – CACOL

A civil society group, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has stated that it is hypocritical for former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to label any...

Reps members are ‘corrupt grandchildren’ of ‘corrupt’ Obasanjo – CACOL

A civil society group, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has stated that it is hypocritical for former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to label any...

FORMER FIRST LADY’S FROZEN ACCOUNTS: CACOL CALLS ON EFCC TO IGNORE INTIMIDATION

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has described the ambience around the $15.5m money laundry scam involving the wife of the immediate past President,...

ACQUISITION OF N300m MANSION: CACOL TELLS OSHIOMHOLE AND HIS DEPUTY TO REJECT OFFER

It has always been evident that the only time we recognize that we have a government is when it is the election season and...

N300m mansions for Oshiomhole, deputy: Is Edo Assembly right?

• Debo Adeniran (Chairman, Coalition against Corrupt Leaders) list end The retirement benefit that accrued to the former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, and his...

Group asks Oshiomhole to reject N300m mansion – Punch Newspapers

A  group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, has called on former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, to turn down the N300m offered him and...

CORRUPTION FIGHTING BACK: CACOL CALLS ON BUHARI TO BE PRO-ACTIVE IN THE ANTI-CORRUPTION DRIVE

President Muhammadu Buhari, was recently reported to have expressed frustrations on the anti-corruption drive being prosecuted by regime stating that some persons who have...

N3.6b cars for members: CACOL slams Reps –

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, Monday, condemned the purchase of vehicles by members of the House of Representatives, describing it as a show of...

Fayose visits Fani-Kayode at EFCC

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, visited Chief Femi Fani-Kayode at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja...

EFCC not probing us-Quakers, Akintola

EFCC operatives A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Norrison Quakers, has said he is not being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Also, Chief...

Dudafa’s sickness stalls N5.1bn fraud trial

Warimopei Dudafa, former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan The ongoing trial of a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa,...

FG charges Supreme Court Justice with money laundering, age falsification

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, preferred six counts, including money laundering against a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, at the Federal...

Fresh EFCC probe links Obanikoro to Diezani poll cash

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has been fingered in a new N400m scam, The PUNCH has learnt.Impeccable sources in...

Judges may face sanctions for delaying criminal cases

  Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Judges are likely to be queried and sanctioned if they fail to conclude criminal cases assigned to them within set time. This is...
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