Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Monday disclosed that, as part of his efforts to entrench his fight against corruption, President Muhammadu Buhari will soon sign an executive order on transparency and efficiency in government.
Speaking at the National open government partnership retreat in Kaduna State, the Minister said “Corruption remains one of the biggest impediments to National development. It is illegal and illegitimate. It concerns actions that are often clandestine and practices that […]
According to reports, the Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, FHRACC, Warri, Delta State, on Sunday, criticized the “Gestapo-style” invasion of the homes and arrest of two Supreme Court and Federal High Court judges by the Department of State Services, DSS saying it was the “height of executive lawlessness.”
The group in a statement by the national president, Alaowei Cleric Esq., said: “The arrest of the judges and the failed attempt to abduct a judge in Rivers state is an […]
According to reports, the National Assembly is on a collision course with the Executive over the Presidency’s quest for emergency powers on the economy.
The Executive wants additional powers to act independently on budgetary allocations for projects that require immediate attention and were not previously captured.
Some lawmakers, however, disagree, saying the National Assembly is constitutionally empowered to oversee every stage of spending in the budget.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, made this position known in Abuja at the Gallery […]
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ghali Na’Abba, has called for proper investigation of the role played by officials in the executive arm in the current budget padding controversy.
Na’Abba made the call while answering questions from Energy Correspondents, at a workshop organised by Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) in Kano.
He said it was impossible for the budget to be padded without the connivance of government officials.
“This stealing of funds cannot be possible without active connivance with […]
Unconfirmed reports have it that Zenith Bank Plc has meted out punishment to one bank official, who was pictured on his knees at Ayo Fayose’s residence in Abuja pleading with with the governor over the funding of the 2014 gubernatorial election in Ekiti.
Zenith Bank Plc staff, Bunmi Falana aka Bumshaka, has been reportedly demoted to a mere marketer by the leadership of the bank over his culpability in the unpopular saga with the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose over allegations […]
Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday said Nigerians are misinterpreting what the members of the National Assembly said with regards to immunity at the just concluded retreat on the amendment of the 1999 constitution in Lagos last week.
Speaking in a chat, Alhaji Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President said contrary to the impression being given that the National Assembly is demanding immunity for its members, the lawmakers are only canvassing immunity for the […]