Monthly Archives: March 2016

BPP saved Nigeria N680bn between 2009 and 2014 – Abdu

Abdu made the revelation at the 2nd National Conference on Public Procurement (NACOPP) with the theme ”Sustaining the Anti-Corruption Campaign Through Best Procurement Practices.” Engineer...

Shell probed in Italy over $1.1bn Nigerian scandal

Italian prosecutors are investigating Royal Dutch Shell as part of a probe into the acquisition of an offshore oil field in Nigeria, the Anglo-Dutch...

EFCC probes 100 pro-Jonathan groups over N320m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced N320m to the account of the Goodluck Support Group, a collation of campaign groups, driving former...

After passage, N’Assembly still working on budget

The National Assembly is still working on the 2016 budget, a week after it passed the appropriation bill, it was learnt on Wednesday. Members of...

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Hesitation In Signing The 2016 Budget As Passed By The National...

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, views the hesitation by President Muhammadu Buhari in the signing of the 2016 Budget as circumspect, logical and...

Our leaders waste funds on non-productive sector —Anyaoku

Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Dr. Emeka Anyaoku A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on Tuesday, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s stand against...

President delays budget signing as N’Assembly withholds details

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari will not sign the 2016 Appropriation Bill into law until the National Assembly makes the details of the budget...

Dr. TUNJI BRAITHWAITE: A DOGGED REVOLUTIONARY, A HUMANIST AND HERO OF THE PEOPLE!

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL mourns the passage of Dr. Tunji Braithwaite; a Nationalist, a consistent and persistent fighter against all forms of...

Tunji Braithwaite Dead At 82 • How The Lawyer, Author, Politician Died After Falling...

Second Republic Politician, Dr Tunji Braithwaite is dead. He died yesterday, aged 82 after a brief illness. His son, Olumide, said the legal icon and...

Exposed: Stella Oduah’s Fraud At Enugu International Airport

The stench of contractual fraud left behind by Senator Stella Oduah during her tenure as Minister of Aviation remains unceasing. Oduah, whose time as...

Moro achieved nothing as interior minister – CG

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Martin Abeshi, has carpeted the former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, for claiming that the immigration service lacked the capacity...

Full List Of 2016 Budgets Allocation For States – You Won’t Believe State With...

The Full List of the budgets of Nigeria states for the year 2016 are stated below 1. Abia State - 96.7 billion 2. Adamawa State -...

President Buhari Lists His Achievements In The Last 10-Months – No.1 Will Shock You

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday took stock of his performance for the past 10 months at the helm and concluded that he has effectively charted...

Bauchi sets up panel to probe 10,000 ghost workers

Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, has set up a panel to investigate the over 10,000 ghost workers in the state civil service, saying...

Dasuki refused to be brought to court − EFCC’s lawyer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Baba Yusuf of a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday that the...

UPDATED: Senate passes, reduces 2016 budget by N17bn

The Senate, on Wednesday, passed the 2016 Appropriation Bill and reduced the budget size from the initial N6.077trn presented to the  federal parliament  by...

“Stealing Is Not Corruption” – ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) chairman, Mr. Ekpo Nta recently agreed to a statement made by President Jonathan during his May 4th media chat that,...

BREAKING: Judge withdraws from Saraki’s case over online reports

Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday withdrew from the case filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,...

No Hiding Place For Saraki As Code Of Conduct Bureau Exposes His New Lies

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s desperate bid to evade prosecution for false assets declarations and corruption has been met with a robust response. Saraki, a...

Nigeria to undergo second round anti-money laundering assessment

The Inter-Government Action Group against Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) has said that Nigeria will need to attain high level of compliance with international...

CCT denies withdrawal of charges against Orubebe

 The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has denied the withdrawal of the charges against former of Niger Delta, Elder Godsday Orubebe. There were media...

NNPC owes Federation Account N4.9tn – RMAFC

Available records show that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation owe the Federation Account a total of N4.9tn in unremitted funds, the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

Fani-Kayode got N840m out of N3.145b Jonathan’s slush fund

Femi Fani Kayode, the voluble spokesman of the Goodluck Jonathan campaign got N840 million in tranches wired from the Central Bank of Nigeria, some...

 EFCC traces N3bn transfers to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced N3.145bn transferred to the private accounts of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign...

NNPC didn’t remit N3.2tn to FG in 2014 –Auditor General

The Federal Government says it has uncovered discrepancies of about N3.3tn in the remittance of funds by various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government...

Corruption: EFCC free to probe Jonathan– Presidency

The Presidency has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is free to investigate former President Goodluck Jonathan. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and...

I’ve lost memory, records about charges against me –Saraki

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, says he has lost count of the records of charges of false asset declaration instituted against him before...

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Corruption Trial Postponed As His Lawyers Challenge Jurisdiction Of Tribunal

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki has been postponed by one week as his lawyers led by Kanu Agabi SAN surprisingly submitted an...

CACOL CALLS FOR EXPOSURE OF CULPRITS BEHIND THE GHOST WORKERS’ PHENOMENON IN THE COUNTRY

The Federal Government has begun to put in place measures to expose another 11,000 ghost workers on its payroll in its second batch of...

LEAKED CBN DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW DANGOTE AND OTHER BIG CORPORATIONS ARE FLEECING THE NIGERIAN...

Recently, there have been reports in the Nigerian press on how school fees and medical treatments have been the problems of forex scarcity in...

SANCTION CORRUPT, ERRING JUDGES; CACOL CHARGES THE NIGERIA JUDICIAL COUNCIL (NJC)

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL welcomes the recent disciplinary action taken by the National Judicial Council (NJC) against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the...

Senate President Saraki Bribes Judicial Reporters Ahead Of Corruption Trial

With his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal scheduled for Friday, March 11, 2016, Senate President Bukola Saraki’s aides have given bribes to...

Switzerland to Return Confiscated Fresh $321m

LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A coalition of Nigerian and Swiss civil society organizations have called on the governments of both countries to ensure that the...

BREAKING: Court remands ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Badeh in prison

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has remanded a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, in Kuje Prison. Badeh was arraigned before the...

EFCC searches Badeh’s house, recovers $1m cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered $1m cash from one of the houses belonging to the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff,...

Ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Badeh loses bid seeking his bail from EFCC’s custody

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out the bail application by former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS,...

The Treasury Single Account [TSA]: Major Reasons Why The Senate Must Rescind Its Recommendation...

March 2, 2016   His Excellency Dr. Olubukola Saraki Senate President & Chairman of National Assembly National Assembly Complex FCT, Abuja.   Dear Sir,   THE TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT : MAJOR REASONS WHY THE...

BREAKING: Nigeria Army Council Orders Release Of Brigadier General Ransome-Kuti

The Nigeria Army Council has recommended the release of Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti from custody. A confidential memo obtained by SaharaReporters also shows that...

BREAKING: Court orders EFCC to grant Jonathan’s ex-ADC‎ liberal bail‎

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Jabi, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately grant bail to a former Aide...

CCT shifts Saraki’s trial to March 11

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has shifted the commencement of the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on 13 counts of false...
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