Category Archives: Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari declared that Nigeria was committed to fighting corruption forever. Read more at https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/buhari-nigeria-will-fight-corruption-forever

President Buhari emphasised that the country remained committed to the anti-corruption war “today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.”

He spoke in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he launched the African Anti-corruption Year 2018 during the opening of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU, with the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation. Full story

Posted by Anyaogu Uluocha 28/01/2018
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Former Presidential Candidate Threatens Legal Action To Force Saraki, Others Indicted For Corruption Out Of Office

A former presidential candidate, Dr. Olapade Agoro, has called on the Senate President, Mr. Bukola Saraki, and other public officers indicted for corruption to quit office in the interest of justice. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com/2018/01/10/former-presidential-candidate-threatens-legal-action-force-saraki-others-indicted

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 11, 2018

I received list of 1,124 corruption cases before Nigerian courts – CJN Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, said he has received 1,124 corruption cases from heads of courts of the various jurisdictions across Nigeria. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 3 November 2017

How Nigeria can tackle corruption through transparency in property ownership – Experts

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has proffered the introduction of a Property Verification Number, PVN, as a solution to improved transparency in property ownership in Nigeria Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 October 2017

Senate to probe Kachikwu’s allegations against Baru, corruption in police

The Senate has set up a committee to conduct a comprehensive investigation on the alleged insubordination and due process abuse made by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, particularly in the award of contracts worth over $25 billion without board approval. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/senate-to-probe-kachikwus-allegations-against-baru-corruption-in-police/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=934910b1a0-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-934910b1a0-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 5, 2017

Nigerian government creates special courts for corrupt cases

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has revealed plans to create special courts solely for the purpose of hearing and speedily determining corruption and financial crime cases. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/09/19/nigerian-government-creates-special-courts-corrupt-cases/

Posted by Hussaini Ali September 20, 2017

Expose politicians’ corruptly-acquired wealth, stakeholders tells FG

Abuja – Some stakeholders in the country have urged the Federal Government to implement its policy to expose Nigerian politicians who hide their identities to conceal corruptly-acquired wealth. Full story

Source: http://www.nigerianobservernews.com

Posted by Amaka, 10 August 2017