Monthly Archives: August 2016

Structural defect affecting Buhari’s agenda – Malaolu

– At the Lagos Open Parliament organised by CACOL, issues affecting Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari were discussed – Guest speaker at the event, Niran...

CACOL HERALDS LAGOS OPEN PARLIAMENT, LOP- 3 WITH AN EXPLORATORY CONFERENCE

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, is set to herald its Lagos State periodic governance performance assessment Project tagged  LAGOS OPEN PARLIAMENT, LOP,  with...

Budget padding: Jibrin should undergo psychiatric tests –Reps

Abdulmumin Jibrin John Ameh, Abuja Leaders of the House of Representatives said on Sunday that psychiatric tests should be conducted on its former Chairman, Committee on...

News Falae links Jonathan to N100m election funds scam …tenders email to EFCC...

Chief Olu Falae A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an...

CACOL ANNOUNCES IT’S EXPLORATORY CONFERENCE FOR LOP- 3

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, is set to herald its Lagos State periodic governance performance assessment Project tagged LAGOS OPEN PARLIAMENT, LOP,...

Budget padding: Judge returns Jibrin’s case file to CJ

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High...

Liberian VP urges African leaders to unite against corruption

The Vice-President of Liberia, Joseph Boakai, has called on African leaders to unite against corruption to enhance sustainable economic development in the continent. He also...

EFCC arrests Ayade’s brother for alleged N2.7bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Dr Frank Ayade, a younger brother of the Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade. The arrest,...

SSANU storms EFCC office, demands FUNAAB VC probe

The national body of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities on Wednesday staged a demonstration at the Ibadan, Oyo State office of the...

EFCC grills ex-Bauchi LG bosses over N85.75m poll fraud

The Economic  and Financial Crimes Commission has quizzed two former local government chairmen and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bauchi...

ICAN, SWAN back FG’s anti-corruption crusade

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria have said the organisations will support the Federal Government’s anti-corruption...

Sagay committee invites Jibrin over budget padding petition

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption on Tuesday invited a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to appear before...

‘Probe Obasanjo or forget anti-corruption war’

A former Chairman, Senate Committee on Water Resources, Senator Joseph Waku,  on Tuesday in Kaduna asked President Muhammadu Buhari  to either probe former President...

Jonathan’s campaign funds: EFCC to charge Falae with money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, for allegedly...

Death of Citizen Desmond Nunugwo and Demonization of EFCC

Nunugwo was picked up by officers of the Intelligence and Special Operation Section (ISOS) of the EFCC following a complaint that he had allegedly...

This is our Chance

Even though I got the information about this event late, I made it a point of duty to make myself available. The reason is...

Lawmakers don’t have right to increase budget – Fashola

THE Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, said on Monday that it was wrong for the legislature to unilaterally seek to...

Budget padding: ‘Dogara, Jibrin, others guilty’

Members of the Transparency Group in the House of Representatives said on Monday that despite the fact that all 10 principal officers had disowned...

EFCC hunts banks, developers for N100bn housing loan scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has focused its attention on developers and primary mortgage banks that obtained housing loans to the tune of...

We’re not aware of N200bn projects probe –Senators

Some members of the Senate on Monday said they were not aware of any probe by any anti-graft agency into the funds allocated for...

House of Reps, most corrupt arm of government – Jibrin

A former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has described the House of Representatives as the most corrupt arm of government in the...

Don’t fight corruption with corruption, NBA tells Buhari

THE Nigerian Bar Association has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption should be in line with the rule of law. The NBA President,...

IBB must face probe over $12.4bn oil windfall, says SERAP

A rights advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called on the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami...

Corruption: FG launches major war against senators, Reps

The Federal Government has started compiling the list of legislators in both chambers of the National Assembly over constituency projects earmarked for them in the...

EFCC probes N’Assembly’s N300bn allocation in 2014, 2015 budgets

The Federal Government has started investigating how the 2014 and 2015 budgetary allocations of the National Assembly were expended. Saturday PUNCH gathered on Friday that...

Budget padding: Gbajabiamila submits self to police for investigation

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, said on Friday that he had submitted himself to the police authorities in...

EFCC can probe Ekiti, court tells Fayose

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has declined an ex parte order sought by the State Government to restrain the Economic...

EFCC arrests man for duping ‘wife’ of N6.7m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has arrested one Chike Nnaemeka, for allegedly tricking an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps into marrying him...

Fraudsters impersonate three ministers, dupe foreigners of N30m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested an internet fraud syndicate which specialises in stealing the identities of influential Nigerians and duping foreigners. The EFCC...

Jonathan’ government can’t account for N33tn – APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says at least N33tn was unaccounted for under the administration of former President Goodluck...

EFCC detains ex-gov Udenwa for failing to refund N350m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Imo State Governor, Achike Udenwa, for allegedly receiving N350m from the Director of Finance...

Budget padding: Court asks Jubrin to prove urgency of suits

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday refused to hear two separate suits filed by a former Chairman, Appropriation...

CACOL Demands Prosecution Of Iwu, Uduaghan, Others For Electoral Fraud

Anti-graft campaign organisation, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has commended the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for revealing the perpetrators of the electoral malpractices...

NHRC’s report: FG must investigate, prosecute indicted culprits-CACOL

The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has lauded the National Human Right Commission, NHRC, for revealing the perpetrators behind the electoral fraud committed in the...

CACOL Demands Prosecution Of Iwu, Uduaghan, Others For Electoral Fraud

Anti-graft campaign organisation, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has commended the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for revealing the perpetrators of the electoral malpractices...

$12m fraud: EFCC probes Elechi, arrests ex-commissioner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has intensified its probe of the immediate past Governor of Ebonyi State, Martin Elechi, over some alleged fraudulent...

Budget padding: DSS still at Appropriation Office 18 days after

The Secretariat of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation remained shut on Tuesday, 18 days after operatives of the Department of State Services...

INDICTMENT OF INEC, MAURICE IWU, UDUAGHAN AND OTHERS: REPORT! – CACOL

ORT! – CACOL The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders CACOL, has lauded the National Human Right Commission, NHRC, for revealing the perpetrators behind the electoral fraud committed...

ELECTORAL FRAUD: CACOL CALLS FOR PROMPT INVESTIGATION

The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders CACOL, has lauded the National Human Right Commission, NHRC, for revealing the perpetrators behind the electoral fraud committed in the...

Group Urges FG To Act On NHRC Report

The Coalition against Corrupt Leaders CACOL, has lauded the National Human Right Commission, NHRC, for revealing the perpetrators behind the electoral fraud committed in the...
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