• Bribery scandal: Afenifere asks Buhari’s ministers to resign

    Bribery scandal: Afenifere asks Buhari’s ministers to resign

    It was gathered that the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has declared that there should be no cover up in the war ongoing war against corruption in Nigeria, saying any political office holder involved in the act of corruption should be made to face the wrath of the law.

    Specifically, the group said the minsters currently serving in the cabinet of President Muhamadu Buhari who had been mentioned recently for allegedly attempting to pervert justice should resign and face prosecution .

    This was […]

  • Bribery scandal: Agbakoba, Agbaje call for Amaechi’s resignation

    Bribery scandal: Agbakoba, Agbaje call for Amaechi’s resignation

    Senior lawyers are divided on whether or not the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, should step aside, following allegations that he tried to influence the outcome of some election petition cases.

    Two justices of the Supreme Court, Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta had accused the minister of offering them bribe to help influence the apex court’s decisions in some election cases.

    In separate letters to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the two accused Amaechi of instigating their ordeal because they […]

  • Presidency faults Fayose linking Buhari’s wife to Jefferson’s bribery scandal

    Presidency faults Fayose linking Buhari’s wife to Jefferson’s bribery scandal

    The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the attempt by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to link President Buhari’s wife, Aisha, to United States (U.S.) Congressman, William Jefferson’s bribery scandal for which the American lawmaker was convicted in 2009.

    In a statement yesterday, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said ordinarily the Presidency would have ignored Fayose because he is a man “childishly obsessed with the desire to grab the headlines and insulting people at […]