• Reps members are ‘corrupt grandchildren’ of ‘corrupt’ former President Obasanjo, says CACOL

    Reps members are ‘corrupt grandchildren’ of ‘corrupt’ former President Obasanjo, says CACOL

    A civil society group, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has stated that it is hypocritical for former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to label any government, institutions, agencies, individuals as corrupt in view of the unresolved and lingering suspected acts of corruption perpetrated by the former leader.

    Obasanjo had while delivering a public lecture on Wednesday, stated that the “National Assembly stinks and stinks to high heavens. It needs to be purged,” adding that the parliament operates a cabal “worse than any […]

  • Reject N300 million ‘retirement’ mansion – CACOL tells Oshiomole

    Reject N300 million ‘retirement’ mansion – CACOL tells Oshiomole

    Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), an anti-corruption group has called on former Governor of Edo state to turn down the N300 million offered him for the acquisition of a mansion after his tenure in office.

    According to Debo Adeniran, head of the group, the retirement package of Adams Oshiomole as Amended by he Edo state House of Assembly is a “legislative scam”

    The group noted in a statement that other benefits attached to the former governor’s retirement package included “pension for life […]

  • $2.1bn scandal: Jonathan preparing for his own defence – CACOL

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

    According to reports, 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 (retd), was a way of preparing for his own defence when he was eventually called to question.

    Jonathan had expressed disbelief against the allegation against Dasuki while giving a lecture at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom.

    He said, “They said the National Security Adviser (Sambo Dasuki) stole $2.2bn. I don’t believe somebody […]

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

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

    According to reports, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to be diligent and get focused on discharging their duties concerning the alleged corruption cases against the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musili Obanikoro, the Ekiti State Governor, Gov. Ayodele Fayose, the former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi FaniKayode, a General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi and Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Atewa (rtd).

    The Executive Chairman […]

  • Recession: Selling off national assets irresponsible, unacceptable – CACOL

    Recession: Selling off national assets irresponsible, unacceptable – CACOL

    It was gathered that 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 voted for in 2015 general elections and totally irresponsible.

    The Executive Chairman of CACOL, Mr. Debo Adeniran, said “contrary to the desire of the masses for the government to abandon the neo-liberal approach in handling the National economy, it has chosen to shove down our throats policies that have failed over […]

  • Interrogate Patience Jonathan for money laundering – CACOL tells EFCC

    Interrogate Patience Jonathan for money laundering – CACOL tells EFCC

    According to reports, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to immediately invite the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan for questioning over the allegations of money laundering involving herself, her aides and some Skye Bank officials.

    Executive Chairman of the Coalition, Debo Adeniran, said, “it is beginning to appear like the EFCC is disposed to ‘pampering’ some suspected corruption criminals in our country even though the Act that established […]

  • Make Buratai’s assets declaration public – CACOL tells CCB

    Make Buratai’s assets declaration public – CACOL tells CCB

    The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders has called on the Code of Conduct Bureau to make public the assets declared by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.

    The call from CACOL followed reports in the media that the army chief purchased two mansions worth $1.5m in Dubai.

    Following the report, the Nigerian Army issued a statement confirming that Buratai owned the properties, and explaining that he bought them with his savings and that he had declared both assets.

    CACOL, however, questioned […]

  • CACOL asks Bukola Saraki to resign over Panama Papers, CCT trial

    CACOL asks Bukola Saraki to resign over Panama Papers, CCT trial

    According to reports, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on Mr. Bukola Saraki to toe the path of honour by resigning as the President of the Nigerian Senate.

    This is following the latest revelations from the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks about assets confirmed to be proceeds of corruption belonging to the Saraki Dynasty.

    The Executive Chairman of CACOL, Mr. Debo Adeniran, reacting to the ‘Panama Papers’ revelations said that Saraki’s reputable has been further dented by the unfolding developments.

    Mr. Adeniran went […]