Monthly Archives: July 2016

Budget Padding: CACOL Demands Probe, Prosecution Of Reps Members

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has called for a detailed probe into the budget padding allegations being publicly traded by the Speaker of the...

Immediately Investigate Dogara, Others Over Budget Padding, CACOL Says ‘Can Of Worms’ Too Serious...

Principal officers at the Nigerian House of Representatives should be immediately investigated over allegations that they had wanted to pad (inflate, manipulate) the 2016 budget...

ALLEGATIONS OF BUDGET PADDING IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; A CAN OF WORMS REQUIRING...

ALLEGATIONS OF BUDGET PADDING IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; A CAN OF WORMS REQUIRING A THOROUGH PROBE AND PROSECUTION OF THE CULPABLE - CACOL Sequel...

N4.7bn fraud: I transported poll funds for Obanikoro, says ex-aide

Adewale, who was the Aide-de-Camp to Obanikoro when the latter was the Minister of State for Defence, said this on Wednesday when he was...

Dogara diverted FG water project to his farm –Jibrin

Dogara diverted FG water project to his farm –Jibrin A former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has vowed to continue making fresh allegations...

12,915 ‘ghost workers’ in Sokoto payroll

The Sokoto State Government said on Thursday that it had discovered no fewer than 12,915 ‘ghost workers,’ in the payrolls of the 23 local...

Dogara threatens to sue Jibrin for libel, demands apology

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has asked the sacked Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to retract alleged defamatory...

Group Wants FG To Tackle Religious, Ethnic Crises

Worried by the activities of herdsmen, religious fanatics and ethnic bigots across the country, a group, Centre for Cultural and Religious Rights (CECCUR), has called...

Civil society lauds FG for re-opening cases against Ibori,

A civil society organisation, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has lauded the decision of the Federal government to reopen the corruptions cases against a former...

CACOL WELCOMES THE DECISION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO REOPEN CORUPTION CASES AGAINST FORMER...

The media recently reported the decision of the Federal Government in line with its anti-corruption drive to reopen corruption cases against former Delta state...

Reps to invite EFCC, ICPC to probe budget scandal

 The House of Representatives said on Tuesday that it would investigate the budget-padding allegations its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, levelled against...

Ambassadorial nominees unable to recite national anthem, pledge

The Senate on Tuesday began the screening of the 47 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for legislative approval. Buhari had on...

Abdulsalami urges support for Buhari’s anti-corruption war

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Tuesday, called on Nigerians to support the current effort of the Federal Government to fight...

Buhari has fulfilled promises on insecurity, economy, corruption – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari has fulfilled its campaign promises to address insecurity, fix the economy...

I rejected N50m bribe to support Obasanjo’s third term bid

The Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate, Bala Na’Allah, on Tuesday, took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo for describing  members of the...

CACOL calls for immediate investigation into IGP Idris’ claims Arase left with 24 police...

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, through its Executive Chairman Mr. Debo Adeniran has called for the immediate investigations into the claims of the...

EFCC arrests ex-Deputy Speaker, Uwuche, for N5bn alleged fraud

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Chibudom Nwuche, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for an...

Stop Germany’s vocational trip, NLC, others tell govs

The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on state governors to call off their planned trip to Germany for vocational training. The General Secretary of the...

Nigerian students take Buhari’s anti-graft campaign to campuses

Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students have declared their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing anti-corruption war, saying it will take the...

AGF to reopen Ibori, 30 ex-govs’ corruption cases

Fresh troubles may be ahead of some former governors as the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abukakar Malami, is...

CECURR BEMOANS THE MURDEROUS ACTIVITIES OF HERDSMEN, RELIGIOUS FANATICS AND ETHNIC BIGOTS

We at the Centre for Cultural and Religious Rights, CECCUR, bemoan the murderous activities of certain groups and individuals acting collectively or as individuals...

IBB ousted me to stop Gusau’s sacking for corruption –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari  said that  he was kicked out of office on August 27, 1985 by the then Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen....

Should immunity for President, govs be removed?

Politicians, lawyers, activist comment on the desirability of the immunity clause in Nigeria’s political system In my personal opinion, the immunity clause should be expunged...

Certificate forgery: Nine Ekiti Assembly members to face trial

The Federal Government is planning to prosecute nine out of 26 members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly for alleged forgery of their...

Budget padding scandal: Groups want EFCC, ICPC to investigate Nigerian lawmakers

Nigerian civil society groups on Sunday called on the leadership of the House of Representatives to allow anti-corruption agencies commence detailed investigation into allegations...

Nepotism in Buhari’s govt, the worst in Nigeria’s history –Junaid Mohammed

Critics of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration have latched on to the recent arrest of former Army Chief, Azubuike Ihejerika, to accuse it of...

EFCC releases Omisore, to charge ex-deputy gov for N4.7bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday released a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, after 19 days in detention. It...

Jibrin padded budget with N250bn – Dogara’s men

In a new twist to the recent drama in the House of Representatives, men close the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, have said...

CACOL seeks action on corruption allegation against government officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told to move against some officials of government who have been alleged to have soiled their hands in corrupt...

The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, dropped the hint on Wednesday night while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome...

THE PRESIDENT’S WORDS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO PROVE THE INNOCENCE OF HIS CABINET MEMBERS’...

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity has told Nigerians bluntly, to put...

Fayose’s N1.3bn poultry fraud suit still in court –APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has faulted claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that he had been discharged and acquitted by the Federal...

Strip corruption criminals of their loots, properties and honours!’ – Debo Adeniran

What is your position on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war and the issue of plea bargain? Our Coalition has always insisted on punishing culprits of corruption...

‘Appointment of Sole administrators for Local Govts illegal’ – Debo Adeniran

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State recently appointed sole administrators to replace the executive secretaries who have been running the affairs of the local governments in...

National restructuring must go with social emancipation- Adeniran

There have been renew call for restructuring of Nigeria, how do you see this development?   The recent renewed call for the restructuring of Nigeria’s body...

‘Probe Dambazau, Buratai & CCB,’ CACOL Writes To Buhari

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the roles of Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, and the...

CSO applauds EFCC, NJC on stance against corrupt

The pronouncement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria that there will be no more dismissal of corruption cases without trail for high profile citizens,...

It’s Time APC Govt Moved Beyond Excuses

What is your assessment of the state of the nation? One year after ascension to power, it is apparent that the hope President Muhammadu Buhari...

Group hails NJC over verdict on Osun judge,

A group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has praised the National Judicial Council (NJC) on its decision to sack errant judges from the bench. The...

CACOL COMMENDS THE EFCC AND THE NJC’s DECISION NOT TO SPARE JUDGES AND LAWYERS...

The reported step to be taken by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prosecute the disgraced retired Judge, Mohammed Yunusa over the...
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