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May, 2020

  • 31 May

    Abacha ‘Stole’ More Than $1bn, SERAP Replies Buhari

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a civil society organisation, has alleged that the late Sani Abacha, former head of state, stole more than $1 billion from the country’s treasury. Read Also: Fresh $319m Abacha Loot In UK, France – US SERAP made the claim via a series of Twitter …

  • 29 May

    Buhari Condoning Corruption In His Govt, APC – CDD

    The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), a civil society organisation has said President Muhammadu Buhari is condoning corrupt activities in his administration and his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Read Also: EFCC Nabs Benue Vigilante Commandant For Alleged N449.5m Fraud The CDD made the claim in its five-year …

  • 25 May

    Magu Urges Nigerians In Diaspora To Pressurise UK To Send Diezani For Trial

    Ibrahim Magu, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has urged Nigerians in the diaspora to press the United Kingdom government to repatriate Diezani Allison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources, to face her corruption trial in Nigeria. Read Also: I Can Contest For President In 2023, Says Ngige Magu …

  • 8 May

    Kalu: We’re Ready For Fresh Trial, Says EFCC

    Orji Kalu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it is ready for the fresh trial of Orji Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia State. Read Also: Panic As ‘COVID-19 Patient’ Dies In Commercial Bus The anti-graft agency was reacting to the judgment by the Supreme Court which voided Kalu’s …

April, 2020

March, 2020

  • 21 March

    Obono-Obla Lands In ICPC’s Net

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested Okoi Obono-Obla, a former chairman of the defunct Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property. Read Also: Nigeria’s Index Coronavirus Case Tests Negative, Discharged Obono-Obla, who was declared wanted by the ICPC on October 22, 2019, was arrested …

February, 2020

  • 25 February

    Olisa Metuh Sentenced To Seven Years Imprisonment

    Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for money laundering. Read Also: Real Reason I Sponsored Boko Haram De-radicalization Bill – Gaidam The judge had earlier found him guilty of the seven-count charge filed against him by the Economic and …

  • 23 February

    Corruption In Nigerians’ Blood, Death Penalty Can’t Stop It – Clarke

    Robert Clarke, a senior advocate of Nigeria, has said death penalty cannot stop corruption in the country because it is in the blood of Nigerians. Read Also: Insecurity: Nigerians Don’t Feel Safe Anymore – NBA The lawyer told PUNCH in an interview that corruption is strengthened by the perception of some …

  • 15 February

    Reporting Late For Govt Work Is Corruption, Says EFCC’s Magu

    Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said that reporting late for government work is corruption and must be stopped. Read Also: Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon The EFCC boss spoke in Abuja during a nationwide rally held by the anti-corruption agency, the National …

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