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HEDA’s False Alarm Over New Rule By AGF Malami

By Taiwo Odulana A civil society organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, uncharacteristically raised a false anti-corruption alarm a few days ago when it issued a statement giving the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami, 14 days ultimatum...

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to: “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that...

Corruption fueling insecurity in Nigeria- Forum

  Citizens, civil society leaders and other stakeholders have raised serious concerns about the escalating series of kidnappings, killings and insecurity across the country. According to them, these are clearly fueled by “years of grand corruption and impunity of perpetrators,” adding...

FG sets up task force to recover N5trn AMCON debts

  The federal government has set up a task force to recover the over N5 trillion outstanding debt owed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, gave the indication during a meeting with board members and...

Ex-ICPC Board Nominee Sentenced Five Years For Receiving N5m Bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday said it has secured a 12-year jail term for its ex-board nominee, Saad Alanamu and the Director of Namylas Nigeria Limited, Salman Sulaiman, for collecting and giving...

Probe corruption in conduct of primaries by APC, PDP’, SERAP tells EFCC, ICPC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an urgent petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) requesting them to “jointly investigate allegations of corruption during...

Whistleblowers, Beware: Expect Trouble, Not Riches For False Information

To become a whistleblower is a tough decision to make. And no matter how much you rationalise what you are about to do, it’s impossible to be completely prepared for the repercussions that come your way. The Independent Corrupt Practices...

Ex-VP Sambo Cries Out Over Alleged Plans to Incriminate Him

Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo Saturday alerted the public on the clandestine move by the security agencies to implicate him. He made the allegation over what he said were the repeated raids of his 1, Alimi Road, GRA, Kaduna by security agencies. “The...
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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has...
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Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, adding that they should...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...