• Why former governors must be prosecuted for corruption charges – FG explains

    Why former governors must be prosecuted for corruption charges – FG explains

    Years after leaving office, many former governors suspected to have looted the resources of their states are to face criminal prosecution.

    As a prelude to taking on the suspects, who are no fewer than 31 in number, the Federal Government recently raised a national prosecution team made up of eminent Nigerian lawyers to review all the corruption cases already investigated by anti-graft agencies over the years.

    Ironically, many of the suspects left office as early as 2003, while the rest ended their […]

  • War against corruption must be prosecuted to logical conclusion, says Onaiyekan

    War against corruption must be prosecuted to logical conclusion, says Onaiyekan

    The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said the war against corruption in the country by the Muhammadu Buhari government should be prosecuted to a logical conclusion.

    Onaiyekan who spoke yesterday in Makurdi the Benue state capital during the funeral mass of the first indigenous Bishop of the Old Makurdi diocese, Most Rev. Athanisius Atule Usuh, admonished the Federal Government to check destruction of lives and property of Christians and communities by religious fanatics and insurgents.

    “My people, the war […]

  • Anybody indicted for budget padding must be prosecuted – Gowon

    Anybody indicted for budget padding must be prosecuted – Gowon

    Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on Wednesday called for the prosecution of anyone indicted for budget padding.

    He insisted that those connected to the matter should be prosecuted to serve as deterrent to others.

    Speaking with journalists at the Health Caravan and Award Ceremony for the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, who was conferred with the title of Royal Ambassador for Hepatitis Advocacy in Nigeria, by the Seham Health Care Foundation, Gowon wondered why budget padding has become […]