Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wike accuses Abe of embezzling N4bn road funds

THE Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has accused the All Progressives Congress senator who had represented Rivers South-East, Magnus Abe, of abandoning the...

Anybody in government looking for money is mad–Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said it was sheer madness for anybody occupying public offices to be looking for money. He said President Muhahhmmadu Buhari...

Lawyers hiding under human rights to shield looters –NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission has described as worrisome the practice of some senior lawyers in the country who are using the platform of...

CCB to probe Amaechi, Ngige, Fashola, AGF, others’ assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau has begun massive verification of assets declared by top serving and former public officers at the federal, state and...

Pastor Who Invaded Shrine Should Be Prosecuted

A group, Centre for Cultural and Religious Rights, (CECURR) has demanded that, Wale Fagbere, a Pentecostal Pastor who allegedly invaded a traditional Shrine in the...

Melaye accuses minister of aiding MTN to transfer $13.9bn

The Senate on Tuesday began a probe into the allegation that the MTN Nigeria had repatriated $13.9bn from Nigeria to other countries between 2006...

EFCC re-arraigns Orji Kalu, others for alleged N3.2bn theft

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu; his ex-aide, Jones Udeogo and Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, were on Tuesday arraigned before...

Jonathan’s ex-aide, Dudafa, wants firms to deny laundering $15.5m for Patience

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till October 7, 2016 to rule on two applications seeking to change the guilty plea of...

Wasting Billions Of Naira On Bullet-Proof Cars Is Insensitive – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has condemned some Governors who are lavishing billions of naira on bullet proof cars in their convoys saying...

CACOL tells Governors lavishing billions of naira on bullet-proof cars is insensitive

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has condemned some Governors who are lavishing billions of naira on bullet proof cars in their convoys saying...

CACOL SLAMS NIGERIAN GOVERNORS FOR LAVISHING BILLIONS OF NAIRA ON BULLET PROVE CARS

CACOL SLAMS NIGERIAN GOVERNORS FOR LAVISHING BILLIONS OF NAIRA ON BULLET PROVE CARS The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has condemned some Governors who are...

Kano anti-graft agency uncovers 1,134 ghost workers

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission says it has detected 1, 134 ghost workers with foreign names in the payroll of the...

Anti-graft war on civil service’ll boost economy –UNDP

The Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme to Nigeria, Pa Lamin Beyai, says if the civil service can be rid of corruption,...

N8bn scam: Ex-CBN worker seeks plea bargain

Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday adjourned till Wednesday the trial of four accused persons in the...

Buhari govt corrupt, shouldn’t be trusted – Militants

A militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, on Monday said it would not join in the ceasefire declared by other militant groups...

Selling off National Assets is prodigal, unacceptable – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has described the decision to sell-off National assets by the government as a betrayal of the change that Nigerians...

CACOL warns Buhari against selling off national assets

The executive chairman of CACOL, Debo Adeniran, in a statement made available to NAIJ.com, said: “contrary to the desire of the masses for the...

CACOL says selling off national assets is irresponsible, unacceptable

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has described the decision to sell off National assets by the government as a betrayal of the change...

Oshiomhole accuses Igbinedion, Ize-Iyamu of diverting N4bn

Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has accused a former governor of the state, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, and his then Secretary to the State...

Recession: Governors lavish billions of naira on bulletproof cars for selves, wives

There are indications that some governors, their wives and deputy governors have continued to ride in expensive bulletproof vehicles in spite of the biting...

Buhari’s govt under attack over N2.2tn debt in one year

Civil rights groups on Friday berated the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for incurring a N2.2tn domestic debt in the last one year. The groups, in separate...

Jonathan could have given $20m to Patience, says lawyer

A self-professed solicitor to Dame Patience Jonathan, Mr. Charles Ogboli, says the $20m found in the five accounts traced to Patience could have been...

ITS PRODIGAL AND IRRESPONSIBLE TO SELL OFF OUR NATIONAL ASSETS- CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has described the decision to sell-off National assets by the government as a betrayal of the change that...

Buhari to UN: Tell western nations to return loot

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the United Nations to put pressure on western countries to return Nigeria’s stolen funds kept in their banks. Buhari said...

Cut allowances, don’t sell assets, Falana, don tell senators

A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Dr. Lawrence Aderotimi,  have called on members...

Stop persecution of Jonathan’s family, IYC tells EFCC

The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop the persecution of...

FG, governors okay sale of national assets

The National Economic Council, which comprises Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors, has endorsed plans by the Federal Government to sell some national...

Budget padding: A scandal meriting EFCC’s probe

There can hardly be any reasonable assertion that some serious fight against corruption is taking place in the country without evidence of the searchlight...

Budget padding: Dogara supporters, Jibrin clash over resignation calls

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

BREAKING: House of Reps in rowdy session

The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session following what some suspect was an attempt to suspend Abdulmumin Jibrin. Trouble started when the...

Banks creating fertile ground for corruption, says Magu

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said the agency is investigating a sum of $15,591,700, which Patience, wife...

NBA frustrated EFCC’s case against Ibori –Falana

A human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the Nigerian Bar Association has become notorious for frustrating Nigeria’s anti-corruption war. Falana specifically accused the...

EFCC seals off ex-gov Shema’s houses in Katsina

Three houses belonging to the  immediate past  governor of Katsina State, Shehu Shema, were on Monday sealed off by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Most civil servants are corrupt, says Datti

Renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Datti, on Monday said most Nigerian civil servants were corrupt. Datti, in an interview in Kano on Sunday while playing...

Condemnation hounds Patience Jonathan’s $15m accounts

The fact as presented in the media is that certain companies were accused of violating the Money Laundering Prohibition Act. The companies and their...

Of stealing, corruption and plagiarism

When I heard last week that part of the speech of President Muhammadu Buhari for the launch of the “Change Begins with Me” campaign...

Buhari, VP, ministers, lawmakers, others earn N9.18bn yearly

Twelve months after the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission pledged to give the nation reviewed salaries and allowances for political office holders, lawmakers...

EFCC traces Lagos, Bayelsa properties to Jonathan’s ex-aide, Dudafa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced properties worth N1.5bn to a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei...

Interrogate Patience Jonathan for money laundering – CACOL tells EFCC

e Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to immediately invite the wife of the immediate past...

Frozen $31m: Interrogate Dame Jonathan, CSO tells EFCC

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to immediately invite Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of...
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