CORRUPTION

Nigerian Bar Association populated by ‘rogues, vultures’ – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in rejecting a proposal by the president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abubakar Mahmoud, for the agency to be stripped of its prosecutorial powers, says the call is “self-serving” and aimed at creating ...

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CCT sets date to rule on Saraki’s motion to stop trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has fixed October 5 as a day it will make the verdict on a fresh motion seeking to suspend hearing on the 16-count criminal charge pending against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.Recall that ...

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Thirty Days of Dogara-budget-padding Scandal

By Abdulmumin Jibrin Today marks one month since we commenced the struggle to expose budget fraud and wipe out corruption in the House of Representatives. It has been a month of startling revelations; thirty days of threats and intimidations; and ...

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Omisore says attempt to implicate him in “padding scandal” is unfortunate

Senator Iyiola Omisore, a former deputy governor of Osun State, has faulted Abdulmumin Jibrin for describing him as the godfather to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, saying Jibrin’s attempt to implicate him in the budget padding ...

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AGF sets up panel to handle high profile corruption cases

The Attorney -General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has directed agencies with prosecutorial powers to compile pending cases they are currently handling in various courts. This, he said, was with a view to determine which of them falls ...

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I was in the forefront of fighting Ibori, leading to his sentence in the UK – Clark

Ijaw elder statesman and national leader, Edwin Clark, says he has always been in support of the fight against corruption, saying he fought former Delta State Governor, James Ibori and also challenged former President Olusegun Obasanjo for having just N20,000 ...

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EFCC arrests three FAAN staff over N100m fraud

The EFCC, on August 2, 2016 arrested a level six officer of the Accounts Department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Christy Olabode, for an alleged fraud to the tune of N100 million. Also arrested was her younger ...

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Instead of corruption, I would have focused on law and order – Fashola

In interview with Stephen Sackur, on BBC’s HardTalk, Nigeria’s minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says corruption is a symptom of lack of law and order, stating that he would focus on these rather than corruption.Mr. Fashola emphasised ...

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APC orders Jibrin to stop Budget Padding “embarrassment”

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), apparently embarrassed by the budget padding allegation being levelled against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara by Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the federal house of representatives, has ordered ...

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How we shared Diezani’s N23b poll cash, Nenadi Usman tells EFCC

A former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance for the Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mrs Nenadi Usman has explained how she shared N23 billion among states in the Northeast of Nigeria. Mrs Usman told Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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