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Executive Order 6: FG Targets N595bn from 155 high profile corruption cases

Targets N595bn from 155 high profile corruption cases The federal government has defended the constitutionality of the Executive Order 6, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 5, saying the president has the power, under Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution as amended, which...

House panel to meet Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan over Abacha loot

The House of Representatives ad hoc panel investigating spending of the ‘Abacha loot’ will meet President Muhammadu Buhari and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan over the matter, Daily Trust has learnt. The 11-man panel, constituted last week, would meet Buhari and the former...

NYSC certificate Saga: SERAP Demands Explanation from Kemi Adeosun

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to “without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.” ...

We dont have “Obono-Obla’s WAEC result with us, Law School DG says

The Director-General of Nigerian Law School, Abuja, Prof. Isa-Hayatu Chiroma, on Thursday told the House of Representatives ad hoc panel investigating the Special Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) that the school has no record of Okoi Obono-Obla's WAEC results,...

Presidency To Publish List of 200 Nigerians who corruptly acquired properties

he Presidency said it will soon publish the list of 200 individuals who corruptly acquired properties across the country. The Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Okoi Obono Obla disclosed this yesterday at the inauguration of a new software application for tracking illicit properties...

Senate to investigate NNPC over remittances

ABUJA, July 10 - Nigerian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to investigate the state oil firm over a shortfall in revenue remittances to government coffers, in a motion passed by the lower house of parliament. Last month, Nigeria’s finance minister called the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Mass sack looms in NYSC over Kemi Adeosun’s certificate forgery

Some officials at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will face sanction when the truth on the exemption certificate saga involving Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun is unravelled. An official at the Corps, who spoke to Daily Trust off record yesterday, said the agency has...

Dogara unveils panel to investigate disbursement on ‘Abacha loot’

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has constituted an ad hoc panel chaired by Abdulmumin Jibril (APC, Kano) to investigate the recovery and disbursement of ‘Abacha loot’ from 1998 till date. Dogara said yesterday that the panel is expected to dig out...

#AdeosunGate: Lawyer asks court to sack minister, order salary refund

A lawyer, Francis Obalim, has sued the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, before the Federal High Court in Abuja, praying for quashing of her appointment for not possessing a valid discharge certificate from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/712/2018, was...

BREAKING: NYSC Issues Confusing Verdict On Adeosun’s Exemption Certificate

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, "did apply" for a certificate of exemption. However, in the confusing confirmation, issued in reaction to an investigation by Premium Times exposing how Adeosun allegedly forged an exemption certificate, Adeyemi Adenike,...
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