• Melaye asks Buhari to grant amnesty/pardon to treasury looters

    Melaye asks Buhari to grant amnesty/pardon to treasury looters

    Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give presidential pardon and amnesty for treasury looters.

    Melaye in statement on Sunday said, “Though an unrepentant advocate for integrity and forthrightness especially from public office holders, I however sincerely want to recommend that Mr. President grant Presidential Amnesty/Pardon to all those who looted our treasury provided they return all proceeds of their loot to the government within six (6) months of the declaration of the Amnesty.

    “This, I believe will encourage […]

  • Abdulmumin Jibrin Reveals How Lawmakers Allegedly Loot The Treasury Under The Guise Of “Running Cost”

    Abdulmumin Jibrin Reveals How Lawmakers Allegedly Loot The Treasury Under The Guise Of “Running Cost”

    He made this new allegations in his independence message to Nigerians which he shared on his Facebook wall today

    ‘I will celebrate the 56th independence of Nigeria by further exposing systemic corruption using running cost/allowances of the House of Representatives. The amount (about 10 million naira) received monthly at present by members is the least since the regime of this fraud called running cost started.

    At various time in the past Hon Members have received between about 10 to 20 million naira […]

  • Past treasury looters sponsoring Niger Delta militants – Buhari

    Past treasury looters sponsoring Niger Delta militants – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said past looters of the treasury are behind the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region.

    According to him, ”Those who stole Nigeria dry are not happy. They recruited the militants against us in the Niger Delta, and began to sabotage oil infrastructure. We lose millions of barrels per day, at a time when every dollar we can earn, counts. It is a disgrace that a minimum of 27 states, out of 36 that we have […]

  • Wike is borrowing because Amaechi left an empty treasury – PDP Chieftain replies APC

    Wike is borrowing because Amaechi left an empty treasury – PDP Chieftain replies APC

    A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwart in Rivers State, Prince Emma Anyanwu, has put up a defence for the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, over recent criticisms on the loan he took to fund projects in the state.

    Wike has come under heavy attack by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state for borrowing money to fund state projects.

    Reacting to APC’s criticisms, Anyanwu who spoke in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said Wike’s administration had to resort to borrowing because the […]

  • ‘Vomit What You Stole’, EFCC Tells Treasury Looters

    ‘Vomit What You Stole’, EFCC Tells Treasury Looters

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has appealed to treasury looters – past and present – to “vomit’’ what they stole in the interest of justice.

    The commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Osita Nwaja, gave the looters the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Wednesday.

    Nwaja reiterated the commission’s determination to bring corrupt office holders to book.

    “Vomit what you stole. We gave you this thing to keep and you ate it and […]