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The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have pledged to work together in the areas of assets recovery and capital projects tracking in order to advance the Tight against corruption in Nigeria. Both organizations also committed to the exchange of ideas and resources in prosecuting the […]Continue Reading
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Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said that the CBN acted in the nation’s best interest by ordering banks, non-banking and other financial institutions not to facilitate trading and dealings in cryptocurrencies. Emefiele, while briefing a joint Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, ICT and Cybercrimes, and Capital Continue Reading
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Following his arrest and arraignment of his loyalists in court by the Imo State government, former governor of the state and member representing Imo West Senatorial District, Senator Rochas Okorocha has warned Governor Hope Uzodimma not to take his peaceful disposition for cowardice. The former governor, who explained the reason for going into his wife’s […]Continue Reading
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN to work with appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly probe allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and State Universal Basic Education Continue Reading
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A former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has dismissed media reports that he has finally forfeited $669,248 and N24.3 million to the Federal Government. A statement by his spokesperson, Mayowa Oluwabiyi, on Sunday said although Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had ruled that Yari should forfeit $669,248 and […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria has recorded its worst rating on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index since 2015. In the 2020 index released on Thursday, the country scored 25 out of 100 points, dropping to 149 out of the 180 countries surveyed, taking the nation three steps down from the 146 scored in 2019. According to Transparency International, […]Continue Reading
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk to publish details of the proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months. The non-governmental organisation also wants the minister to provide details about the mechanisms and Continue Reading
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Details have emerged on how two former senior public officers returned about N8billion to the coffers of the Federal Government to avoid being prosecuted. A former Accountant-General of the Federation (AG-F), Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla, and an ex-Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, refunded N6.3 billion and N1.9 billion respectively. Otunla was the AG-F Continue Reading
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Journalists, media proprietors and other stakeholders at the fifteenth Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting presentation ceremony, held on Wednesday, 9 December 2020, in Lagos, asserted that the Nigerian media cannot be silenced, nor its independence diminished by oppression from government, economic challenges or other trials. This was the recurring theme at the Continue Reading