• Why we are yet to file charges against some indicted corrupt leaders -Sagay

    Why we are yet to file charges against some indicted corrupt leaders -Sagay

    The Prof. Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) yesterday said some indicted leaders were richer than Nigeria, through corrupt practices while in office

    Sagay also revealed why  anti-graft agencies were yet to file charges against some leaders indicted for corruption.

    Executive Secretary of the committee, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye said this at a one -day workshop and media parley in Lagos, to review the committee’s activities in one year.

    He maintained that some leaders named in high profile corruption cases were richer […]

  • Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may soon bring prominent Nigerians implicated in the $180m Halliburton bribe to justice.

    About four former Heads of State and 89 prominent Nigerians were allegedly linked with the scandal.

    In all, 76 prominent Nigerians are listed in the five notebooks submitted by the Halliburton Group to the EFCC.

    There were indications yesterday that the anti-graft agency may quiz some of those listed.

    A former Minister of Petroleum Resources has admitted collecting inducement […]

  • Ex-NBA chairman lauds NJC for suspending indicted judicial officers

    Ex-NBA chairman lauds NJC for suspending indicted judicial officers

    Mr. Taidi Jonathan, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna branch, has commended the National Judicial Council (NJC) for suspending the indicted judicial officers to enable them to clear their reputation before competent courts of law.

    Jonathan spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday.

    He said that the decision of the NJC would restore public confidence in the disciplinarian process of judicial officers.

    He advocated a total overhaul of the NJC and state judicial service […]

  • Buhari to fire top aides indicted in arms procurement probe

    Buhari to fire top aides indicted in arms procurement probe

    Strong indications emerged over the weekend that President Muhammadu Buhari may have concluded plans to sack two officials of his government indicted in the final report of arms procurement probe.

    The 13-man Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Nigerian Armed Forces (2007-2015) had submitted its final report to Buhari on Sunday, October 23.

    The probe cut across procurement of arms and related military contracts between 2007 and 2015 in the Ministry of Defence, Nigerian Army (NA), Nigerian […]

  • EFCC sets up team to interrogate indicted former military chiefs, others

    EFCC sets up team to interrogate indicted former military chiefs, others

    Former Chiefs of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. O.A. Ihejirika and Lt. Gen. KTJ Minimah and 52 others, ordered to be investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with arms deals during the Jonathan years, are to be interrogated by a special team.

    The team has already been constituted by the anti-graft agency, it was learnt yesterday.

    Besides, the movement of most of those listed for probe has been restricted to the country.

    The interrogation of some of the serving […]