Monthly Archives: April 2017

Declare your health status, Soyinka tells Buhari …says President is public property

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose his state of health to Nigerians, stating that the President is a...

Buhari’s health: Presidency rules out resignation

The Presidency has ruled out the possibility of President Muhammadu Buhari resigning his position over his ill health as being suggested by some Nigerians. READ: Group...

CBN governor appears before Osinbajo probe panel

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Friday appeared before a committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate...

Anti-graft war: Whistle-blowers to get N2.1bn

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20,...

Strive Masiyiwa, CEO and Founder of Econet Wireless, recently took to his blog to...

Strive Masiyiwa, CEO and Founder of Econet Wireless, recently took to his blog to reveal his side of the story behind the company’s downfall...

Jonathan’s pathetic apologetics

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, reflecting on his electoral defeat two years ago, shunned deep introspection and remorse for his five-year reign of impunity. What...

BREAKING: Buhari’s doctors advised him to take things slowly – Presidency

The Presidency on Thursday assured Nigerians that there is no need for apprehension over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari. It, however, said...

Magu: Presidency usurping powers of judiciary to interpret constitution -Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday accused the Presidency of usurping the powers of the courts to interpret the constitution by insisting that Mr....

Corruption as a pre-existing condition

A beleaguered woman on my discussion forum was recently very generous with her diatribes and invectives on Nigerian politicians and their disciples-in-crime: “How can...

Judge asks AGF to warn IG against snubbing court orders

A judge of the Federal High Court  in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, on Thursday, asked the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of...

2017 budget ready for President’s assent next week – Lawan

The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Thursday expressed the hope that the 2017 Appropriation Bill would be ready for the signature of President Muhammadu...

FG tenders Saraki’s statement before CCT

The Federal Government on Thursday tendered before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja a statement made by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to the...

Honour invitation or risk arrest, Police tell Goje

The Nigeria Police Force says it will arrest the lawmaker representing Gombe-Central Senatorial District, Senator Danjuma Goje, if he continues to ignore its invitation. The...

Suspended SGF shuns Senate panel again, report ready Tuesday

The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, on Thursday, again failed to appear before the Senate Ad Hoc Committee...

CACOL Condemns NASS for Delay in Passage of 2017 Appropriation Bill

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL has condemned the reason adduced by the National Assembly, NASS for the delay in the passage...

2017 Budget ready for President’s signature next week -Lawan

The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Thursday expressed the hope that the 2017 Appropriation Bill will be ready for the signature of President Muhammadu...

Saraki’s false assets declaration trial stalled again

The absence of prosecution witnesses on Thursday in Abuja at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) again stalled the trial of Senate President Bukola...

AGF’s membership of SGF probe panel divides Lawyers

The inclusion of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, as a member of the three-man investigation...

Corruption: Stakeholders drum support for anti-graft agencies

Corruption is one of the basic problems in Nigeria, which several past governments failed to address despite several promises to tackle the menace. Corruption...

Breaking: Diezani Bribe; INEC Staff Loses Property Finally To FG

Breaking: N23bn Diezani Bribe - Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of INEC Staff's Properties To The Federal Government Click here for more detail

UPDATED: Suspended SGF absent as Senate committee begins hearing

The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, on Thursday, failed to appear before the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on...

Assassination plot file, cash recovered from Goje’s residence – Police

The police have denied carting away the 2017 proposed appropriation bill during their raid on Senator Danjuma Goje’s residence in Maitama, Abuja last week. The...

Exposing Nigerian looters’ assets in the UK

Many countries across the world are safe havens for corrupt Nigerian public officials and white-collar crooks. The United Kingdom, arguably the leading culprit, has...

Probe: Senate panel to grill suspended SGF today

The Senate ad hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East has re-invited the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr....

Court freezes Patience Jonathan’s $ 5.9m account again

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a fresh court order to freeze the Skye Bank account of Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wife of...

Buhari writes N’Assembly, seeks $6.9bn loan for Lagos-Calabar rail, others

President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the National Assembly on Wednesday, seeking approval to borrow $6.9bn. The loan, captured under the Federal Government’s 2016-2018 External Borrowing...

I’m not harassing your family, Buhari tells Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said he was not harassing the family of former President Goodluck Jonathan or any other persons in the current...

N’Assembly suspends 2017 budget over police raid on Goje’s home

The National Assembly will not pass the 2017 Appropriation Bill soon as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje, told the upper...

Reps probe ownership of seized N13bn cash

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, resolved to investigate the ownership of the $43m (over N13bn) uncovered in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, by...

We’ll go after multinationals involved in illicit financial flows – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unveiled plans to go after multinationals involved in illicit financial flows out of Nigeria. The Acting Chairman of...

Anti-graft war: Presidency tackles Umar

The Presidency on Monday faulted a statement credited to a former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Umar (retd.), in which he accused...

EFCC arraigns Jonathan’s doctor for N258m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned Dr. Fortunate Fiberesima, the ex-Chief Physician to former President Goodluck Jonathan. The EFCC said in a statement...

How I received N26m from Dasuki for Fani-Kayode – Ex-police detail

A police officer, Mr. Victor Ehiabhi, on Tuesday, narrated to a Federal High Court in Abuja, how he received a cash sum of N26m...

EFCC charges ex-Niger gov, Aliyu, with N3bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged the immediate past Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, and the 2015 governorship candidate of the...

Court grants Patience Jonathan access to $5.9m account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, withdrew its application seeking to stop the execution of a court order which unfroze the Skye...

Osinbajo panel grills suspended SGF

The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, was on Tuesday quizzed by committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to...

N23bn Diezani bribe: INEC official remanded for receiving N112.4m

A serving senior official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mrs. Fidelia Omoile, has been remanded in prison for allegedly receiving N112.4m as a...

BREAKING: Lagos court orders interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

Lagos – Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday granted a fresh ex parte application ordering the forfeiture of 5.8...

Court dismisses Obanikoro’s N100m suit against EFCC

he Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out the N100m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of State for...

Minna high court remands Aliyu, Nasko in prison

A Niger State High Court in Minna on Tuesday ordered the prison remand of a former governor of the state, Babangida Aliyu, who was...
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