As the anti corruption war continues, the Ibrahim Magu, led EFCC keeps waging war on corrupt individuals in the private and public sector in the country. All is now set for the prosecution of at least five more allegedly corrupt judges by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The commission has concluded investigation on the judges.
There were indications that cases being handled by the judges before their travails might be reassigned. The details were being worked out by the […]
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, Chief Shuaib Oyedokun, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft agency cannot succeed because “he is using corruption to fight corruption.”
This is coming at a time Buhari claimed that some corrupt individuals were using proceeds of their loots to fight him.
Reacting to Buhari’s comment, Oyedokun said the President has admitted failure of his anti-graft agency.
Speaking with newmen, the PDP BoT member said, “If the President, who is fighting corruption, suddenly […]
An anti-corruption coalition, Citizens United Against Corruption, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to use operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in its anti-corruption operations.
The group said this in reaction to the recent arrest of judges accused of corruption.
The Convener of the group, Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko, gave the advice on Sunday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
He said that the DSS should be restricted to enforcing operations strictly relating to national security […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday refused to comment on the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Jonathan was in the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, where he met with Buhari.
Jonathan, however, declined to comment on the anti-graft war, saying that most of the cases of alleged corruption were in court.
He said: “There are too many cases that are in court and it will not be fair for me to comment.
“I have always said that at the appropriate time, […]
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has said the ongoing anti-corruption war by his administration is not to embarrass or humiliating anybody in the ongoing war against corruption.
He also said that his government was acutely aware of challenges of life facing the average citizen, and appealed to Muslim religious leaders to carry the message of hope to the people that things would improve.
At a meeting with the Council of Abuja Imams at the State House yesterday , the president requested religious leaders […]
Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday said the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not selective as it is perceived in some quarters.
He said those being investigated for corruption are individuals that handled the finances of the country in the last administration, adding that the present government is right to demand how the money was expended.
Speaking to journalists after visiting former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, Kalu […]
A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, has said that he will refund the N400 million he was paid by the regime of former President Goodluck Jonathan for image laundering to show support for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.
Metuh, who is currently being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly collecting the sum from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), said he was in […]
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, has accused the state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko of planning to organise a rally against the on-going anti corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The party alleged that Mimiko has perfected plans with some youths and thugs to stage the anti-Buhari rally in Akure, the state capital.
In a statement issued in Akure, the state capital by the publicity secretary of the party in the state, Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya, the party alleged that “N3, […]
Hundreds of youths from tertiary institutions in Ekiti State, yesterday, protested against what they described as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s selective anti-graft war.
They stated that President Muhammadu Buhari must ensure that his anti-corruption war cut across the board if indeed he desired to convince Nigerians that his administration stood for true change.
The students, who represented several tertiary institutions, such as Ekiti State University (EKSU), Federal Polythenic, (POLYADO), Ikere College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti and College of Health and Technology, […]
As part of the mandates of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, the commission, yesterday, trained students on the need to shun corruption and focus on building a better Nigeria.
Speaking at the training session of the students of Government Secondary School, Kubwa, the chairman of the commission, Ekpo Nta, explained that the training was organised as part of the preventive measures and mandates of the commission.
The chairman, who was represented by the head of education department […]
International politicians and diplomats vowed Thursday to open up corporate records, quash money laundering and end bribery in a bid to stamp out what Prime Minister David Cameron called the global “cancer” of corruption.
But concrete results of a London anti-corruption summit were mixed, with many countries failing to commit to the toughest actions sought by Cameron. Heads of state, ministers and diplomats from some 40 countries said they would “uncover corruption wherever it exists, and to pursue […]