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REASONS: Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative panel on Ibrahim Magu’s corruption case called for extension

Facts have emerged on the real reason the Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative panel looking into allegations of abuse of office and corruption against suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, asked for an extension for the assignment. Against public perception...

Multiple Taxation Reigns in Lagos as Corrupt Local Government Officials Tax Shop Owners N100,000 To Fund For Council

Officials of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos have begun taxing shop and kiosk owners N100,000 in order to raise revenue for the council. The officials are led by one Mr Olamide, House Leader of the local government, on this mission. This is coming less than...

CSO urges Buhari to freeze NDDC account

By EricJames Ochigbo Abuja, Sept. 7, 2020 The Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to freeze the account of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), and suspend all further spending in the commission. Mr Johnson Kolawale,...

Malabu Scam: Canadian Court Dismiss Etete’s Appeal On Seizure Of Private Jet By Nigerian Government

A court of appeal in Quebec, Canada, has dismissed an appeal brought before it by former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum, Dauzia Etete. Etete was seeking a leave to appeal a judgment given on August 4, 2020 by Justice Martin Castonguay of the Superior Court, District...

Alleged Ochuko Momoh’s N2bn fraud: Judge appeals to journalists to balance reports

By Wandoo Sombo Abuja, Sept. 3, 2020 Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, implored journalists to be unbiased in covering proceedings in the alleged money laundering case against Ochuko Momoh and five others. Momoh is the wife of former Managing Director...

Buhari has given his all to corruption fight – NATBO 2019

By Ifeanyi Nwoko Abuja, Aug. 22, 2020 The No Alternative To Buhari Osinbajo 2019 (NATBO 2019) says that President Muhammadu Buhari, is the only Nigerian leader who has all it takes to fight the corruption plaguing the nation. Mr Vincent Uba, National Coordinator NATBO 2019...

Salami Panel: Magu Boys Caught on Tape Demanding N75mn Bribe

A businessman has played a tape recording before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Probe Panel on how some operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), popularly known as 'Magu boys' used a lawyer to demand bribery of N75mn to be paid into different...

Internet fraud: EFCC secures conviction of FBI suspect

Mujidat Oyewole Ilorin, Aug. 18, 2020 Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of an internet fraudster, and FBI suspect. The anti corruption agency said this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity,...

UNILAG alumnus bags 50-years imprisonment for raping student on campus

By Moji Eniola Ikeja, Aug. 17, 2020 An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday sentenced John Otema, an alumnus of the University of Lagos, to 50-years imprisonment for raping a 19-year-old student of the institution on campus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

No sacred cow in corruption fight – FG

By Naomi Sharang Abuja, Aug. 13, 2020 The Federal Government says there is no sacred cow in the fight against corruption and being a serving member of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration will not be a shield for any corrupt individual. The Minister of Information...
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