Defaulting MDAs on revenue remittance to face EFCC prosecution

Any federal agencies indicted by audit for failing to remit revenue into government coffers are to be handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for prosecution. Full story

Posted by Hussaini Ali December 2, 2016

Justice Ajumogobia, Obla SAN, arraigned over alleged corruption

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Godwin Obla, were on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja High Court over alleged corruption. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 28 November 2016

5 arrested in Kwara for strangulating widow farmer

Ilorin,  The Kwara Police Command on Monday says it has arrested five suspects who allegedly strangulated a widow on her farm at Chikanda in Baruten Local Government Area of the state. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 28 November 2016

Alleged N2.9bn Scam: Court okays ex-NBC boss, 3 others for trial Dec 13

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to dock the erstwhile Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, on an amended 15-count criminal charge bordering on alleged N2.9billion fraud. Full story

Source: http://www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 28 November 2016

 

2017 Budget will not be padded with rouge projects – Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the distortions that happened to the 2016 Budget, in which series of rogue projects and figures were injected into the financial document won’t happen to next year’s budget. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2016/11/25/2017-budget-will-not-padded-rouge-projects-buhari-vows/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=a82317f3fe-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-a82317f3fe-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 26, 2016

Nigeria should not criminalise forex possession

The ongoing attempt by the Nigerian Law Reform Commission to criminalise the possession of foreign currency is retrogressive and ill-conceived. In seeking to help the government tackle the acute forex crisis, the agency’s intervention may well serve to compound a worsening conundrum. A country in deep economic crisis like Nigeria needs well-articulated policy measures and coordination among all stakeholders, not panicky legislation. Full story

Source: http://www.wetinhappen.com.ng/nigeria-should-not-criminalise-forex-possession/

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 26, 2016

Nigeria: Saraki assures completion of constitution amendments early 2017

WorldStage Newsonline—Nigeria’s Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has assured that the on-going process of amending the 1999 Constitution by the 8th National Assembly would be completed early next year. Full story

Source: http://worldstagegroup.com/index.php?active=news&newscid=32834&catid=2

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 26, 2016