The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), said some countries of the countries where corrupt Nigerians have hidden monies stolen from Nigeria have promised to return such money.
Sagay listed the countries to include Switzerland, United States of America and United Kingdom.
He disclosed these in Lagos during an interactive session with newsmen and members of Civil Society Organisations.
He said his committee had in the last one year engaged in series of activities, including interfacing with […]
Brexit will spark an economic slowdown and ravage public finances, forcing a multi-billion-pound spike in state borrowing over the next five years, a gloomy mini-budget revealed Wednesday.
Britain is predicted to borrow an extra £122 billion ($152 billion, 143 billion euros) in the period to 2021, according to official forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility.
About half of that budget black hole — or £58.7 billion — is a direct consequence of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, according to […]
Former Nigerian Super Eagles World Cup star, Efetobore Sodje and his brothers have been charged with fraud offences after an investigation by the National Crime Agency, UK.
Efetobore Sodje, 34, Bright Sodje, 50, Samuel Sodje, 37, and Stephen Sodje, 42, were charged with fraudulent trading on Friday 21 October and bailed until 14 November 2016, when they will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court.
The four were arrested on 13 July after a three-year NCA investigation into ‘alleged irregularities’ at the Sodje Sports […]
According to reports, the UK on Monday appealed to Nigeria to abolish the death penalty, saying that capital punishment cheapened human life.
The UK made the appeal in a statement issued by the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, on the 2016 World Day against the Death Penalty.
Arkwright said that the British Government believed the death penalty had no place in the modern world and its use undermined human dignity.
According to him, there is no conclusive evidence of its deterrent […]
Nigerian ace rapper, Olamide and his crew had a successful show in the United Kingdom recently with the hall filled to the brim.
The YBNL crew led by Olamide aka Baddo literally brought out the whole of the United Kingdom breaking the record for the attendance to their hugely anticipated YBNL CONCERT UK 2:0.
With huge anticipation around the sold out concert, the headline acts Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold and Viktoh entertained the 5,000 strong fans […]
James Ibori, a former Nigerian state governor jailed in Britain for corruption, is very likely to appeal against his conviction on the grounds that British police and lawyers involved in his case were themselves corrupt, a London court heard on Friday.
Ibori, who as governor of oil-producing Delta State from 1999 to 2007 became one of Nigeria’s richest and most powerful men, is serving a 13-year sentence after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10 counts of fraud and money-laundering.
While in office, […]
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, […]
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has revealed that the presidency spent less than £50,000 (N20.5m) on the treatment of an ear infection of President Muhammadu Buhari in the United Kingdom.
Shehu in a Facebook post on Sunday night while responding to an allegation by Prof. Farooq Kperogi that Buhari spent £6m during his treatment in June, said Buhari’s government is known for accountability and curbing waste.
Shehu said the Presidency had approved over […]
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to trigger the formal process of leaving the European Union early next year, according to a top EU official.
European Council President Donald Tusk said Mrs May had told him the UK could be ready to begin talks by February.
The BBC’s Tom Bateman says this is the clearest sign yet of when the two-year withdrawal process may start.
Mrs May’s office said it would not be launched this year, but did not confirm Tusk’s account.
According to reports, the convictions of jailed former Delta State governor, James Ibori, remain valid despite evidence that a British police officer took bribes during the investigation of his case, Reuters quotes Britain’s state prosecution agency as saying on Thursday.
Ibori, who as governor of Delta State from 1999 to 2007, was one of Nigeria’s most powerful men, and is currently serving a 13-year sentence in a British prison after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10-count charge of fraud and money-laundering.
The grandma with the biggest boobs in the United Kingdom is turning heads once again as she now wants a tiny waist before her wedding.
A grandmother reportedly said to be have the biggest breasts in Britain after spending huge sums on cosmetic surgery is now aiming for a 22-inch waist.
According to reports, Sharon Perkins, 50, from Coventry, traded her 34D breasts for 32MM implants at a cost of £10,000 and now wears a rib-crushing corset for twelve hours a day […]