EFCC Hails Move to Prioritise Corruption Cases in Nigerian Courts

EFCC Hails Move to Prioritise Corruption Cases in Nigerian Courts
 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commended the move by the Nigerian judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it. A statement by spokesperson of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja on Wednesday quoted the commission’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahi...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt
 

Enugu State Government said on Saturday public servants in the state are under surveillance due to high level corruption in the service. Therefore, the State Executive Council had vowed to dismiss and prosecute corrupt workers in the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe,...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

OPINION: AS CORRUPTION TEARS POLICE APART

OPINION: AS CORRUPTION TEARS POLICE APART
 

Nigeria has a debilitating social malaise which has to do with the lack of a sustained sense of national outrage over ethical and criminal offences that ordinarily should prick the conscience of a rational being. The majority of the people of Nigeria who reside in the geographical space known as Nig...

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 31, 2017

Obasanjo Remains The Grandfather Of Corruption – Reps

Obasanjo Remains The Grandfather Of Corruption – Reps
 

SAN FRANCISCO, August 18, (THEWILL) – The House of Representatives has refused to issue a new itleait to the fresh label of ‘unarmed robbers’ pinned on federal legislators by former President Olusegun Obasanjo THEWILL recalls that Obasanjo, speaking at a book presentation in Ibadan on Thursday...

Posted on Aug 19, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 19, 2017

People In Government Undermining Fight Against Corruption – Ribadu

People In Government Undermining Fight Against Corruption – Ribadu
 

SAN FRANCISCO, August 05, (THEWILL) – Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, says the Buhari government is not doing badly in the fight against corruption, pointing out that if those involved in corruption feel the bitting impacts of corruption,...

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 16, 2017

Nigeria Lost N11tr to Corruption in Power Sector – SERAP

Nigeria Lost N11tr to Corruption in Power Sector – SERAP
 

A university lecturer, Dr. Yemi Oke, yesterday, said that Nigeria lost N11 trillion to corruption in the power sector since 1999 when democracy returned to the country. Oke, a lecturer at the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Lagos, who stated this at a media launch of...

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 10, 2017

Alleged Corruption: Nollywood Actor, Aremu Afolayan, Rains Curses on Diezani Alison-Madueke

Alleged Corruption: Nollywood Actor, Aremu Afolayan, Rains Curses on Diezani Alison-Madueke
 

Nollywood actor, Aremu Afolayan, has placed curses on the ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for allegedly stealing billions of Naira from Nigeria. The actor shared a video on Instagram on Wednesday where he blamed her “kind” for the reason Nigerians flee the country in search of gre...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 27, 2017

Why I Sent Money to Nigerian Judges, Senior Lawyer Accused of Corruption Says

Why I Sent Money to Nigerian Judges, Senior Lawyer Accused of Corruption Says
 

A senior advocate, Joseph Nwobike, who is standing trial on charges of offering gratification to some judges, on Monday told an Ikeja High Court why he gave money to the judges. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr. Nwobike is being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ...

Posted on Jul 4, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 4, 2017

EFCC Files N4.8m Corruption Charge Against Recalled Judge

EFCC Files N4.8m Corruption Charge Against Recalled Judge
 

•Seven SANS paid Industrial Court Judge, prosecution alleges The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a N4.8million unlawful enrichment charge against Justice Agbadu James Fishim of the National Industrial Court (NIC). Justice Fishim is one of the five judicial officers recent...

Posted on Jul 2, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 2, 2017

Why Corruption is Endemic in Nigeria – Finance Minister

Why Corruption is Endemic in Nigeria – Finance Minister
 

Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Tuesday, said high level corruption was endemic in Nigeria because it was too easy for public funds to be looted. Speaking at a conference organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, in collaboration with the Ministries o...

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 7, 2017

BREAKING: NJC Recalls Justice Ademola, Five Other Judges Accused of Corruption

BREAKING: NJC Recalls Justice Ademola, Five Other Judges Accused of Corruption
 

The National Judicial Council has recalled a Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola, who was suspended alongside seven other judges following allegations of corruption brought against them by the federal government. In a statement Saturday, the council said Mr. Ademola was recalled alongside five...

Posted on Jun 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 5, 2017

Corruption Is A Sin Against God, Humanity, Says Imam

Corruption Is A Sin Against God, Humanity, Says Imam
 

The Chief Imam, Nupe Road Central Mosque, Kaduna, Malam Muhammad Nafi’u, on Friday described corruption as a major sin against Allah and humanity. “Corruption is not only looting money, it has many faces which bring about injustice in whatever one does. “Corruption is a serious sin that Allah ...

Posted on May 19, 2017 - Last updated on May 19, 2017

Soyinka Urges EFCC to Prosecute Detractors on Fight Against Corruption

Soyinka Urges EFCC to Prosecute Detractors on Fight Against Corruption
 

Nigeria’s Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, on Saturday in Lagos, called for the prosecution of those he described as detractors in the fight against corruption in the country. Prof. Soyinka made the call at the opening of his Vision of the Child Art Exhibition, 2017 edition, at Freedom Park, Lagos wit...

Posted on May 6, 2017 - Last updated on May 7, 2017

OPINION: THE CORRUPTION IN WHISTLE BLOWING POLICY

OPINION: THE CORRUPTION IN WHISTLE BLOWING POLICY
 

Two weeks ago, as I was moving some of my personal effects – mainly books – from the office, I had to, in my own interest, resort to full disclosure of the contents of the ghana-must-go bags to my gateman, who usually helps me to convey heavy luggage into my residence. I did that so as to [&he...

Posted on May 4, 2017 - Last updated on May 4, 2017

OPINION: FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

OPINION: FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
 

Corruption is a burning national issue. We must all come together for our ‘fight against corruption‘. By ‘corruption’ people usually mean actual bribery, nepotism, misuse of public money and other offenses like hoarding, profiteering, black-marketing and smuggling. Corruption is rampant in v...

Posted on May 3, 2017 - Last updated on May 3, 2017

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