Monthly Archives: April 2016

N23bn bribe: EFCC to arrest more INEC officers, bankers

The PUNCH had reported on Thursday that the EFCC had arrested the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo,...

Saraki faces fresh charges, appeals CCT ruling

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to amended 16 counts preferred against him by the Federal Government before the...

Arms scandal: $15bn, not $2.1bn stolen, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission made staggering discoveries in the process of investigating the alleged fraud relating to the diversion of $2.1bn meant...

Saraki absent as Dogara meets Buhari over budget crisis

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting, which was held inside...

Protesters storm N’Assembly with mats, generators, demand Saraki’s resignation

A coalition of various Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of Citizens United for Peace and Stability, on Tuesday, stormed the premises of the...

Read 10 reasons why Bukola Saraki must resign

Some Nigerians in diaspora have offered to help the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki write his resignation letter over his ongoing trial at the...

Budget: N’Assembly to look at grey areas after meeting Buhari

There are strong indications that the National Assembly is insisting on meeting President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the grey areas in the 2016 budget. The...

Dr. TUNJI BRAITHWAITE: A MAN OF MANY PARTS BUT GENERALLY HUMANE ON ALL PLAINS....

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

CACOL CONDEMNS THE 108 LAND CRUISER JEEPS DISTRIBUTED AMONGST THE MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN...

As recently reported, the distribution of the first batch of the 108 brand new Sport Utility Vehicles (Land Cruisers) by the Nigerian Senate to...

VIDEO: Bukola Saraki’s Lawyers Make Fresh Attempt To Disrupt His Trial At The CCT

https://youtu.be/ZtlEBgiv-Mo A lawyer to Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki tried to disrupt proceedings at the code of conduct Tribunal earlier today by trying to force...

Dasukigate: 10 plaintiffs ask court to sack Emefiele

The Federal High Court, Abuja will on May 3, 2016 begin hearing in a suit filed  by 10 plaintiffs against the Governor of the...

‘NASS cars purchase promotes corruption’

The Transition Monitoring Group has described as legislative impunity and corruption, the purchase and distribution of 36 Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs by the Senate...

Saraki moves to stop trial again

Senate President Bukola Saraki has taken another step to stop his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for false and anticipatory asset...

BREAKING: Senate suspends ammendments of CCB/CCT, Criminal Justice Acts

The Senate rose from a three-hour executive session on Wednesday and agreed to suspend further legislative action on the bills to amend the Code...

Saraki Transaction documents were burned in fire- GT Bank

Evidence from EFCC detective Michael Wetkas revealed that some documents that were supposed to be used as evidence of transactions in Senate President Saraki’s foreign...

How Akpobolokemi, others diverted N1.1bn NIMASA funds –EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Orji Chukwuma, on Monday gave the details of how N1.1bn released by former President Goodluck...

Saraki didn’t declare UK, Lagos, Abuja houses –Witness

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki resumed on Monday with the first prosecution witness alleging that the defendant failed to declare houses in...

#PanamaPapers: 12 firms linked to Wale Tinubu

No fewer than 12 offshore companies have been linked to the Group Chief Executive of Oando PLC, Mr. Wale Tinubu, who is also a...

THE PRO-CORRUPTION BILL AGAINST THE ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR AND THE CODE OF CONDUCT BUREAU IS...

Comrade Debo Adeniran is the Executive Chairman of the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL). He speaks about the impasse over the 2016 budget and...

$24bn crude scam: Reps vow to sanction indicted firms

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the controversial crude oil swap contracts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said its report would...

Sagay, Falana condemn Senate’s bid to amend CCT law

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and human...

CACOL Criticizes Buhari’s Indifference Towards Panama Papers

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) held a press conference on the state of nation, demanding that the Nigerian government takes “decisive steps and...

THESE TIMES CALL FOR SERIOUS INTROSPECTIONS, REFLECTIONS AND ACTIONS; AND NOT JUST ACTIONS, BUT...

Being the text of a press conference addressed by Mr. Debo Adeniran, the Executive Chairman of Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL Ladies and Gentlemen of...

Billionaire Judge, In Turnaround, Now To Give Saraki Judgement On Thursday

Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court judge, reversing his position, will this week return to the bench to give a major ruling...

N400m paid to Metuh on Jonathan’s order –Witness

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, on Monday opened his defence before a Federal High Court in Abuja,...

Panama papers: Ibori, Saudi King, Messi named – See full list of people indicted

In early 2015, an anonymous source using the pseudonym “John Doe” made the massive documents, now known as Panama Papers, available in batches to...

Contractors paid N1bn into Sule Lamido’s accounts –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on April 11, 2016 presented more witnesses in the ongoing trial of a former governor of Jigawa State,...

#PanamaPapers: I won’t resign, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday vowed not  to succumb to calls for his resignation by Nigerians amid his corruption trial at the Code...

EFCC set to arrest Saraki, David Mark, T.Y Danjuma, others

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to swing into action and arrest Nigerians named in the Panama Paper leaks...

Massive fraud rocks FIRS, Chairman, Babatunde Fowler fingered

In what could be described as one of the grand heists in President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue...

APC senators divided over calls for Saraki’s resignation

Members of the All Progressives Congress in the Senate rose from a marathon meeting on Wednesday, and got sharply divided over the call for...

Danjuma named in PanamaPapers scandal

A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), has been named among prominent Nigerians that operated foreign accounts and had foreign companies...

EFCC arrests Jonathan’s cousin for $40m contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the Managing Director of Katakar Civil Engineering Company, Mr. Azibaola Robert, and an Executive Director of...

Saraki collected gov’s salary for four years after leaving office

A prosecution witness, Mr. Michael Wetkas, said on Wednesday that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, collected salary as the governor of Kwara State...

SARAKI CROWNED ON A SHAKY THRONE; HE WILL BE DISGRACED! – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has called on Mr. Bukola Saraki to tow the path of honour by resigning as the President of...

NJC queries judge who collected Rickey Tarfa’s alleged bribe

The National Judicial Council has queried a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Mohammed Yunusa, who is accused by the Economic and Financial...

Police arraign lawyer for alleged N10m fraud

Federal High Court, Lagos The police have arraigned a 52-year-old lawyer, Francis Azuh, for allegedly defrauding a client, Ken Egbuike, of N10m. Azuh was arraigned before...

#PanamaPaper: Saraki, Ibori in fresh controversy over secret assets

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s family and a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, were among some prominent Africans named in a newly...

HEROIC exit of a REVOLUTIONARY

Dr. Tunji Braithwaite; the dogged revolutionary, Humanist and Hero of the people passed on March 28 2016. Join us, as we celebrate the life...
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