• PACAC to revisit Halliburton corruption scandal

    PACAC to revisit Halliburton corruption scandal

    The Federal Government through the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) is to revisit high-profile anti-corruption cases, notably the Halliburton scandal.

    PACAC revealed that there will be a scale-up of advocacy against corruption in private sectors and professional associations as part of efforts to fight corruption next year.

    PACAC’s Executive Secretary Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye spoke yesterday at a news conference in Lagos to unfold the panel’s plans.

    He reviewed activities of the committee in the last one year.

    According to Owasanoye, PACAC will scale […]

  • 55 Nigerians stole N1.3 trillion under Jonathan – PACAC

    55 Nigerians stole N1.3 trillion under Jonathan – PACAC

    Fifty-five people stole N1.3trillion from the national treasury in seven years under President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has said.

    The committee said Jonathan tolerated corruption, closed his eyes to graft while his administration fared worse than his predecessors in tackling official sleaze.

    In its report of activities from August 2015 to July 2016 presented to civil society organisations (CSOs) by its Executive Secretary, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, during an interactive session in Abuja Thursday, PACAC said corruption […]

  • Abang and Sagay’s PACAC are threats to democracy and justice – Group

    Abang and Sagay’s PACAC are threats to democracy and justice – Group

    Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC), a pro-democracy coalition, has described Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja division, and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), led by Prof. Itse Sagay, as threats to democracy and justice.

    The group, in a statement by its Co-Convener, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, described the activities of Abang and PACAC as capable of “derailing our hard-earned democracy if nothing urgent is done to call them to order.”

    The coalition urged Nigerians to […]