Category Archives: Corruption

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

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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

Nigeria begins legal battle to recover $1.7bn from Omokore, Aluko

A Federal high court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned till 29 September, 2017 to decide whether or not to stay proceeding in a suit filed by the Federal Republic of Nigerian and two of its agencies against Atlantic Energy Drilling concepts Nigeria Limited (AEDC) and Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited (AEBD)  to recover the sum of $1,762,338,184.40. Full story

Source: http://www.thenewsnigeria.com.ng

Posted by Amaka, 17 July 2017

Former Minister Fani-Kayode Challenges Court Jurisdiction

Mr. Fani-Kayode’s lawyers made the request during the re-arraignment of the former aviation minister alongside Senator Nenadi Usman, who are standing trial for fraud to the tune of N4.6 billion. Full story

Source: http://www.saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017