• Senators back EFCC’s retention of 2% recovered loots

    Senators back EFCC’s retention of 2% recovered loots

    To buoy President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft crusade, the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, has commenced a nationwide visit to agencies handling graft-related cases.

    Committee chairman, Chukwuka Utazi, who led other members to Enugu State, yesterday, said the purpose of the unannounced visits to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and the Department of State Services (DSS) across the country, was to identify areas that needed improvement.

    The committee also revealed that the […]

  • Return your loots and enjoy God’s mercies – Cleric tells looters

    Return your loots and enjoy God’s mercies – Cleric tells looters

    A cleric in Taraba, Rev. Fr Charles Nyameh, has admonished looters of Nigeria’s treasury, to return their loots in exchange for God’s mercies.

    Nyameh, priest in the Catholic Diocese of Jalingo, in a sermon in Monkin, Zing Local Government Area of the state, supported his call with the story of Zacchaeus, a rich Tax Collector, who, on encountering Jesus, repented and was forgiven.

    He said that Zacchaeus, who climbed a tree just to see Jesus, pledged to return four times what he […]

  • Magu wants EFCC to keep percentage of recovered loots

    Magu wants EFCC to keep percentage of recovered loots

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a review of Nigerian laws to enable anti-graft agencies in the country retain a percentage of the loot recovered to fund their operations.

    The Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, made the request at the national anti-corruption conference organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) and the National Assembly in Abuja.

    The conference which began Tuesday will end Wednesday.

    Magu said the review will be in line […]

  • Return stolen loots, Buhari tells UK, US

    Return stolen loots, Buhari tells UK, US

    President Muhammad Buhari has opened up on the status of funds looted by public officers, but recovered by his administration. He spoke in New York, United States in a speech he delivered at the United Nations.

    This is even as he urged the United States and United Kingdom to return Nigeria’s stolen cash lodged in their banks.

    The President expressed optimism that stolen cash and assets in the West will be returned to Nigeria in 2017.

    Two weeks ago, Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, […]