• Dariye’s trial: Nothing wrong in paying state funds into private accounts – Witness tells court

    Dariye’s trial: Nothing wrong in paying state funds into private accounts – Witness tells court

    A former member of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Banahel Andong, on November 8, 2016 told a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu, Abuja that it is not wrong for funds allocated to a state to be credited into someone’s personal account.

    The former lawmaker, who is currently the acting District Head of Manguana in Boggos Local Government Area of the state, testified as the ninth defence witness in the ongoing trial of a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua […]

  • There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    Founding Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has stated that the recent arrest of some serving judges in the country over alleged corruption was in order.

    Speaking at the 2016 Annual Lecture of Radio Nigeria in Abuja, the former presidential candidate said there was nothing wrong with the raid carried out in the homes of suspected corrupt judges by security agencies early this month.

    He wondered why Nigerians who complained that public office holders were corrupt, were still […]

  • Nothing wrong with arrest of judges, says Lai Mohammed

    Nothing wrong with arrest of judges, says Lai Mohammed

    According to reports, the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in stepping on judges’ toes in the fight against corruption.

    It would be recalled that the Department of State Services (DSS) had last weekend stormed the houses of some judges, arrested them and recovered the huge sum of money in different denominations.

    But briefing State House correspondents at the end of Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided by President Mohammadu Buhari, Mohammed said that there […]

  • I have nothing to hide about my administration – FUTA VC, Prof. Daramola

    I have nothing to hide about my administration – FUTA VC, Prof. Daramola

    The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof. Adebiyi Daramola has reacted to the report on his invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of funds and abuse of office.

    The FUTA VC stated that he has nothing to hide about his administration and that he is always ready to provide clarification on his stewardship during and after his tenure in the institution.

    The FUTA VC stated this in a statement issued through the […]

  • Patriotic Nigerians have nothing to fear in anti-corruption war – Buhari

    Patriotic Nigerians have nothing to fear in anti-corruption war – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says patriotic Nigerians have nothing to fear in the fight against corruption as his administration will ensure justice and fairness to all.

    Speaking to journalists Monday in Daura after attending Eid prayers to celebrate Eid El Kabir, President Buhari said those who abuse public trust will face justice, in addition to returning their stolen assets to the nation’s coffers.

    According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu, Buhari thanked Nigerians for supporting the […]

  • PDP did nothing for 16 years – Buhari

    PDP did nothing for 16 years – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the Peoples Democratic Party which ruled Nigeria for 16 years, accomplished nothing.

    Buhari said this while addressing journalists in Daura on Monday after attending Eid prayers, according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu.

    He said, “I want Nigerians to realise that what this government inherited after 16 years of the PDP government was no savings, no infrastructure, no power, no rail, no road and no security.”

    The President, however, argued […]

  • New Police boss, Ibrahim Idris pledges to give Nigeria nothing but the best

    New Police boss, Ibrahim Idris pledges to give Nigeria nothing but the best

    The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, says he will do everything possible to provide the best service to Nigeria, promising to lay emphasis on accountability and integrity in the discharge of his duties.

    Addressing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Idris, who was accompanied by his predecessor, Solomon Arase, said; “That is the issue of integrity and accountability, issue of respect for diversity, issue of compassion, issues of ensuring that our streets, […]