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 […]
Embattled member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin has supported claims by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the National Assembly is corrupt.
Abdulmumini also said that Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara in collaboration with some private entities designed a model to divert allocation meant for the House to private use when he was Chairman House Services Committee in the 6th Assembly.
Speaking on Friday, Jibrin said “He remained the custodian and supervisor of the scam as Chairman House services committee […]
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 […]
The members of the House of Representative are saying a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is the most corrupt president Nigeria ever had.
In a recent lecture delivered, the ex-president had denounced the lawmakers as massively corrupt. The lawmakers in retaliation called him the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s
House of Representatives, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday said the invasion of the homes of senior judicial officers by the Department of State Services was a disorganised and worrisome act.
Dogara said the clampdown was a duplication of the function of other anti-corruption agencies such as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and promised sweeping reforms to prevent its recurrence.
The Speaker made the observations when he inaugurated a House committee charged with investigating the clampdown and its aftermath.
“It is untidy, it […]
Politicians have been warned against amassing public funds which amounts to vanity that will be left behind on earth after death.
The Archbishop of diocese of Enugu, Rt. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma gave the warning yesterday in a homily at the funeral service of late Chief Benneth Offor, father of business mogul, Sir Emeka Offor at all Saints’ Parish, Irefi, Oraifite, Ekusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Bishop Chukwuma, who described all Nigerian politicians as corrupt, advised them to be sincere […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that some Nigerians who had corruptly enriched themselves in the past are currently using the stolen funds to wage war against his administration.
He said the situation has made his administration’s ongoing anti-corruption war “tough and grueling.”
According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke on Thursday in a meeting he had with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on the margins of […]
According to reports, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen Thursday, vowed to continue with the fight against corruption in the judiciary.
Onnoghen’s inauguration by President Muhammadu Buhari followed the expiration of the tenure of Justice Mahmud Mohammed as the CJN. The new CJN will serve in an acting capacity till his appointment is confirmed by the National Assembly.
At the brief ceremony held in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, President Buhari urged Justice Onnoghen to use his position to […]
Maverick activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, on Thursday, urged that corruption should be made a treasonable offence for it to be adequately tackled.
He made the call during a news conference put together by the “Occupy Unlimited” group, a civil society group that advocates good governance and corruption-free society.
Charly Boy, who is the National Coordinator of the group, said “corrupt leadership has been killing ordinary Nigerians slowly and steadily over the years.
“It is time to properly define it […]
According to reports, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said the National Judicial Council, NJC, decided to suspend the indicted judges in order to preserve the independence of the judiciary.
Justice Mohammed, during the swearing in of two new Justices of the Supreme Court, Justices Amina Augie and Ejembi Eko, said the council took the decision following communication it received from the attorney-general of the federation.
He said, “The Council tool this stand following communications it received from the […]
According to reports, the National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, said it would not hand over Judges accused of corruption by the federal government to anti-graft agencies for investigation.
In a letter dated October 26, 2016, and addressed to a human rights organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project,the NJC said it is not part of its statutory responsibilities to hand over the judges to anti-graft agencies for investigation and prosecution.
The NJC also stated in the letter that it does not also recover […]