Monthly Archives: June 2016

Court sends ex-Adamawa acting governor to prison over corruption charges

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the remand of a former Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, in Kuje prison,...

$2.29m property: You have case to answer, court tells Ohakim

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered a former Governor of Imo State, Mr. Ikedi Ohakim, to open his defence to debunk the...

FG seeks UK’s help to seize Amosu, Adigun’s £3.2m London mansions

The Federal Government has commenced moves to seize two mansions allegedly belonging to the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.);...

ONE YEAR THE ASCENSION OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC)...

On behalf of the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, I welcome you to this Press Conference called to address the state of the nation...

ONE YEAR THE ASCENSION OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC)...

ONE YEAR THE ASCENSION OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC) TO POWER: MATTERS ARISING Preamble On behalf of the Coalition Against Corrupt...

Afenifere, Falana others demand Buratai’s probe over Dubai homes

Prominent Nigerians and groups on Monday urged the Federal Government, particularly the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to investigate the Chief of Army Staff,  Lt....

I’ll Rather Go To Jail Than… – Saraki Talks Tough

Following his cases in several courts, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has insisted that he would rather go to jail than yield to some...

Saraki, Ekweremadu plead not guilty to forgery charges

The Federal Government on Monday arraigned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and two others before a High Court of the...

Presidency kicks as Saraki says cabal has hijacked Buhari govt

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, alleged that a powerful cabal within the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government had hijacked power from the...

EFCC arrests Fayose’s ‘best friend’ over N4.7bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a man, whom it described as the best friend of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. The...

Bauchi uncovers 6,065 ghost workers on payroll

The Bauchi State Government said it had discovered 6,065 ghost workers on its payroll. The discovery followed the workers’ verification the state government compelled all...

UK jails Nigerian pastor nine years

A Nigerian accountant and part-time pastor in the United Kingdom, Samuel Kayode, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing £4.1million. Kayode was...

EFCC seizes 29 properties from three ex-Air Force chiefs `

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized 29 properties from the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu; a former...

BREAKING! Forgery trial: Court grants Saraki, Ekweremadu bail

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has granted Senate President, Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and two others bail in their...

Alleged N11bn withdrawal: AGF orders EFCC to probe Rivers director

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is to investigate the withdrawal of over N11bn from the Rivers State Government’s account between October, 2015 and February,...

The Claim and the Cling to Immunity, the Attempt to use Blackmail as Defence...

The Coalition Against Corruption Leaders, CACOL has described the claim and cling to immunity by the governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose over the...

THE PROPOSAL FOR IMMUNITY AND LIFE PENSION FOR LEGISLATORS: A PUTRID STENCH THAT IS...

zed out the Retreat of Members of the National Assembly, NASS, on Constitutional Review in the form of a proposal for Life Pension and Immunity...

Residents Doctors’ Strike: CACOL Calls For Payment Of Salaries –CACOL

The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) condemns the irresponsible attitude of the Federal government towards the negligence of the health sector and the non-payment of...

Arms cash: EFCC set to invite Fayose’s wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to invite Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for receiving N100m...

Last-minute effort to stop Saraki, deputy’s prosecution fails

A last-minute effort by the leadership of the Senate to frustrate the scheduled arraignment of its presiding officers, Senate President Bukola Saraki and his...

Last-minute effort to stop Saraki, deputy’s prosecution fails

A last-minute effort by the leadership of the Senate to frustrate the scheduled arraignment of its presiding officers, Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy,...

Court stops probe of ex-gov Shema

The Katsina State Judicial Commission probing the immediate past regime of former Governor Ibrahim Shema, on Wednesday adjourned sitting indefinitely, following a court action instituted...

The Limit Of Gov. Fayose’s Legal Immunity By Femi Falana

Sometime in 2004, Governor Ayo Fayose was reported by The News magazine to have stolen N1.2 billion from the coffers of Ekiti State government....

Buhari’s government, APC have failed-CACOL

Coming to terms with the reality of the present times, it is very glaring that our country, Nigeria, is at a dangerous precipice with...

Proposed pension for Saraki, Dogara, product of greed – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said that the proposed life pension and immunity for the principal officers of the National Assembly was a product...

N4.7bn arms funds traced to Obanikoro, Fayose —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said it had made a breakthrough in how over $15bn was siphoned from the account of...

Fayose Richer Than Ekiti – EFCC Alleges, Asks The Gov To Go To Court...

The Economic and Financial crime Commission has reportedly revealed that the Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Peter Ayodele, whose Zenith Bank Account was frozen is...

Buhari’s aide arrested with 1.5 million dollars cash

A top appointee of President Muhammadu Buhari has been arrested by the Department of State Service (DSS). The individual arrested is a member of the...

RESIDENTS DOCTORS’ STRIKE: CACOL CALLS FOR PAYMENT OF SALARIES –CACOL

The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) condemns the irresponsible attitude of the Federal government towards the negligence of the health sector and the non-payment...

THE PROPOSAL FOR IMMUNITY AND LIFE PENSION FOR LEGISLATORS: A PUTRID STENCH THAT...

  A putrid stench oozed out the Retreat of Members of the National Assembly, NASS, on Constitutional Review in the form of a proposal for...

Counsel’s absence stalls Dokpesi’s alleged fraud trial again

The trial of erstwhile Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc., Mr Raymond Dokpesi, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday suffered another setback following the...

Nigerians see nothing wrong with corruption – ICPC

the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission says it is unfortunate that Nigerians see nothing wrong with corrupt practices. The Chairman of the...

CCT adjourns Saraki’s trial over motion seeking judge’s disqualification

The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, till June 21. The tribunal adjourned for...

People making money out of our grief – Chibok parents

Some parents of the missing Chibok girls have alleged that  some people have been making money out of them. This disclosure is coming against the...

CHILDREN Project DENOUNCES THE PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OYO STATE

Child Help in Legal Defense of Rights to Education in Nigeria, CHILDREN Project, a developmental, child-right, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Nigeria which...

EFCC to arraign Fani-Kayode, ex-minister for N1.5bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode; a former Minister of Finance, Senator...

EFCC seizes Diezani’s N3.58bn Abuja home

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized a mansion worth N3.58bn ($18m at the official exchange rate of N199 to a dollar) in...

FG to use seized properties as offices

One of the properties seized by the Federal Government. Photo: Eniola Akinkuotu The Federal Government is considering the relocation of some of its agencies that...

LIST OF NIGERIA TREASURY LOOTERS

 NAMES OF DEPOSITORS GEN. ISHAYA  BAMAIYI $100,000,000,000,000,000,00 ALHAJI WADA NAS $115,000,000,000,000,000,00 GEN. TAJUDEEN OLANREWAJU $145,000,000,000,000,000,00 GEN. THEOPHILUS  DANJUMA $175,000,000,000,000,000,00 GEN. ABDULKARIM  ADISA $190,000,000,000,000,000,00 TOM  IKIMI $220,000,000,000,000,000,00 DAN ETETE $250,000,000,000,000,000,00 DON ETIEBET $275,000,000,000,000,000,00 ABDUKADIR  ABACHI $350,000,000,000,000,000,00 MUHAMMED ABACHA $375,000,000,000,000,000,00 REAR A. MIKE AKHIGBE $400,000,000,000,000,000,00 ALHAJI  ISMAILA GWARZO $450,000,000,000,000,000,00 ALHAJI  UMARU ...

Senate Summons NEITI Boss Over Unremitted N1tn Revenue

The Senate has summoned the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, Mr. Waziri Adio, to appear before it in plenary and...
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