Monthly Archives: October 2016

Abati gets bail, ex-FCT minister remains in EFCC custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a court order to hold a detained former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed. The...

Again, A’Court asks Saraki to face CCT trial

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to challenge his ongoing trial on...

Police dismiss six senior officers for forgery, others

The Police Service Commission has dismissed six senior officers for impersonation, forgery, insubordination, negligence and disobedience to lawful order. Those dismissed are in the ranks...

National Assembly takes over CCB/CCT control from president

g the Code of Conduct and Tribunal Act, which transfers the controlling powers over the bureau and the tribunal from the President to the National...

Appeal Court ruling: expedite action on Saraki now, CACOL tells FG

e ruling of the Appeal Court in Abuja over the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try the Senate President,  Bukola Saraki...

FALSE ASSETS DECLARATION: CACOL HAILS COURTS RULING ON CCT’S JURISDICTION

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has hailed the ruling of the Appeal Court in Abuja over the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct...

BREAKING: Court dismisses Saraki’s appeal against CCT

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has again affirmed the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try the Senate President, Dr. Bukola...

Wabba sending EFCC, police after labour leaders – Ajaero

A factional President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joseph Ajaero, has attacked his counterpart, Ayuba Wabba, accusing him of creating confusion in the labour movement. Ajaero...

Arms deal: Group attacks former president Goodluck Jonathan

A civil society group, has lambasted the former president of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan for defending Sambo Dasuki on the arms deal saga. The Coalition Against...

$2.1bn scandal: Jonathan Preparing For His Own Defence – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders has said the comments of former President Jonathan about the allegations against his former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki...

#DasukiGate: Jonathan’s statement unexpected of a statesman – CACOL

The immediate past president of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is once again in the news after he made comments at the Oxford Union...

Akpobolokemi paid N40m rent, bought N38.5m bulletproof car –Witness

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Protesters ask arrested judges to step down

Some protesters invaded the Supreme Court in Abuja on Wednesday, demanding that the serving judges recently arrested by the Department of State Service should step...

BBOG FRANCHISE DISPUTE IS UNWARRANTED; IT INSULTS THE SENSIBILITIES OF CHIBOK GIRLS AND NIGERIANS

The Action Team Against Conscription and Kidnap, ATACK, a developmental, human-rights, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Nigeria has condemned the unwarranted claims to...

EFCC investigating those in Buhari govt, says Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Ibrahim Magu, said on Tuesday that the EFCC was investigating some officers of the...

Buhari needs to refocus anti-graft war

THE Muhammadu Buhari administration’s unstructured approach to tackling public corruption has come under intense criticism. This came on the heels of the Department of State...

Jonathan under attack for saying Dasuki didn’t steal $2.1bn

The former President admitted that while it was true that there were some corruption cases during his administration, some of the cases were exaggerated. Jonathan...

EFCC to arraign Obanikoro, Fani-Kayode in Nov

There were indications on Tuesday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was making arrangements to arraign the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator...

$2.1bn scandal: Jonathan preparing for his own defence, says CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders has said the comments of former President Jonathan about the allegations against his former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki...

CACOL condemns new NJP, says it will aid more corrupt practice

The judiciary, corrupt and sharp practices within the Arm of government has been in central focus lately, following the recent arrest of some suspected corrupt...

NJC not ready to curb corruption in judiciary – CACOL

The crisis brought upon the Nigerian judiciary by corruption has continued to rage with many citizens expressing different opinions on how how best to...

PROPOSED NATIONAL JUDICIAL POLICY IS ANTI-DEMOCRATIC; IT WILL AID CORRUPT PRACTICES IN THE JUDICIARY...

The judiciary and suspected corrupt and sharp practices within that Arm of government has been in central focus lately, following the recent arrest of...

Ex-FCT minister arrested for alleged contract fraud, N1tn land deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads A top source...

CACOL backs NBA’s call for suspension of suspected corrupt judges

Recently, the Judiciary has come under scathing public criticisms sequel to the allegations and counter-allegations over corruption crimes perpetrated by some Judges. The Coalition...

Open up on Amaechi/Justice Okoro controversy, SERAP tells NJC

A human rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has said the National Judicial Council must explain to Nigerians what it knows about the...

Kwara illegally deducted N33.6bn from LG accounts – NULGE

The Kwara State branch of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, has accused the Kwara State Government of illegally deducting N33.6bn from the...

Ganduje threatens to probe Kwankwaso

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abduallahi Ganduje, on Sunday in Kano threatened to probe the immediate past administration in the state led by Rabiu...

NJC plans to stop publication of petitions against judges

The National Judicial Council is set to bar media reportage of allegations of misconduct levelled against judges and employees of the judiciary. This is contained...

Police recover 19 cars, SUVs from ex-IG Arase

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors. It was gathered that the...

Obanikoro’s revelations: Should EFCC quiz Jonathan?

Does he have immunity? Is he not a Nigerian? Everybody is equal before the law. He should be questioned. Many leaders in Africa have...

Charlie Boy plans to lead revolution against corrupt politicians

One of Nigeria’s renowned entertainers, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charlie Boy’, on Monday took to Social Media to say he will spearhead a...

Family seeks N100m to free Obanikoro

The family and associates of the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, are intensifying efforts to raise N100m to release him...

N304.1m fraud: Ex-acting NIMASA DG, Jauro, commences plea bargainE

A former acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Haruna Jauro, and two others being prosecuted for an alleged fraud...

FG’s prosecution team to meet over charges against judges

The Federal Government’s National Prosecution Coordination Committee is meeting over the draft charges already drawn against three among the seven judges arrested by the...

All govt institutions are corrupt –Osinbajo

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said the present administration’s fight against corruption will touch every sector in the society because all government...

CACOL BACKS NBA’S CALL FOR THE SUSPENTION OF SUSPECTED CORRUPT JUDGES

Recently, the Judiciary has come under scathing public criticisms sequel to the allegations and counter-allegations over corruption crimes perpetrated by some Judges. The Coalition...

Onu asked me to influence Ebonyi gov case – Justice Ngwuta

Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on Thursday said the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, asked him to help...

Another judge says Amaechi asked him to influence judgments

Another Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and his Science and Technology counterpart,...

CACOL berates mismanagement of funds for IDPs

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL has condemned those who mismanaged the funds meant for the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs saying they have committed...

Fayose, Obanikoro and others must be brought to book –CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to be diligent and focused in investigating all...
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