The National Youth Council of Nigeria, anti- corruption unit, says alarm that the former chairman House of Representatives, Appropriation Committee, Honourable Abdulmumin Jibirin should be investigated for allegedly presenting wrong information in his asset declaration form with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CBB).
The group claims the suspended lawmaker operated foreign accounts.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Monday, the coordinator of the group, Mr Ifeanyi Okonkwo claimed that from its investigation, Jibrin owned at least five accounts with Barclays Bank of London […]
According to reports, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption has urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to investigate the a commercial airline, Arik Air, for allegedly endangering passengers lives and violating safety rules.
In a petition signed by CSNAC’s chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, and forwarded to the aviation authority, the coalition said it gathered from sources within the aviation industry that the airline is committing variety of illegalities by encouraging its pilots to ignore regulations, among others.
Taking its cue from the report […]
Following Justice Inyang Okoro’s bribery allegation against the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the then All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umana Umana, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, to probe the allegation.
Justice Okoro, one of the judges recently arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS, had accused Amaechi and Umana of approaching him with the aim of influencing court decisions […]
A joint committee of the House of Representatives is to investigate the inability of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), to recover over two trillion Naira, it has given out to cover bank debts.
The sponsor of the motion, Rep. Johnbull Shekarau, observed that the inability of the agency to recover this money has made it difficult for the agency to redeem a three-year zero coupon bond, it acquired from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The committees on Banking and […]
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu revealed, in Kaduna, yesterday, that they have the mandate to investigate every government official, including ministers, irrespective of political party affiliations.
Magu, who said the mandate was part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s measures towards winning the war against corruption, disclosed that, “every government official is under investigation without them knowing it.”
He said this during a courtesy visit to the headquarters of the National Union of Textiles and Garment Tailoring Workers […]
According to reports, the National Judicial Council (NJC) may have had a rethink on its position and resolve to investigate complaints of corruption against some judges.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman National Judicial Council, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has been reportedly said that he would forward recommendations on the investigation to appropriate authorities.
The spokesman to the CJN said in a statement that as soon as such investigations were completed, appropriate recommendations would be made to the President or Governors who […]
According to reports, the House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to investigate the reported abduction and forceful marriage of a 14-year-old girl, Habiba Isa.
The marriage, which received the support of the Katsina State Emirate Council, has come under criticism in the past week.
She was said to have been first abducted and converted from Christianity to Islam before the forced marriage took place.
The teenager was married to an aide in the Emir’s palace.
After adopting a motion by Mr. Nnana Igbokwe on […]
Isiaka Olagunju, general secretary of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), says it is erroneous to level allegations of corruption against the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC).
Speaking on Monday on a Raypower radio programme, The Platform, while fielding questions on the recent raid of some judges’ homes by the Department of State Services (DSS), noted It’s only in Nigeria we arrest before we investigate
He said Nigerians should not forget that a week ago, the NJC not only dismissed three judges on allegations […]
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe some former governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
Speaking at a dinner organised by the executives of the Senior Staff Club of the University of Ibadan in Oyo State in honour of members recently appointed by the Federal Government, Falana disclosed that he would apply for an order of Mandamus to compel the anti-graft agency to probe and prosecute the Deposit […]
Worried by the suspicion that some loans running into trillions of naira given out to some banks by the past governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were not remitted to the federal treasury, a Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has threatened to apply for an order of Mandamus to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence investigation into it for possible prosecution of anybody found culpable.
According to Falana, who spoke Sunday at the dinner […]
There are indications that the All Progressives Congress, APC, may investigate its national leader, Bola Tinubu and some members of the party loyal to him for anti-party activities.
This is said to be due to an allegation that Tinubu is backing the Alliance for Democracy, AD, in next month’s governorship election in Ondo State.
Tinubu is said to be supporting Chief Olusola Oke, one of the governorship aspirants in the party’s primary in Ondo State who had recently defected to AD due […]