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Today marks African Anti-Corruption Day – an important opportunity to recognise both the progress made in the fight against corruption in Africa and the significant work still left to do. To highlight this point, the African Union (AU) designated 2018 as the year for “winning the fight against corruption”. The AU is committed to fighting this

Buhari Demands ICC’s Action On Corruption Cases, Illicit Financial Flows

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at The Hague called on the 123 States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court to support the International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors. According to a statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,

Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: EFCC Re-Arraigns Orji Kalu, Others On Amended Charge

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has re-arraigned a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, for an alleged fraud of N7.65bn. He was re-arraigned today at the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos, alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Limited, and Ude Udeogu, who served as the Director of Finance and Account,

Lere Olayinka: FG Moved N2.5bn, $50m Abacha Loot In Two Bullion Vans To Support Fayemi

“Last week Saturday, two bullion vehicles were moved to the Akure Airport to evacuate cash brought from Abuja by a chartered flight. The flight landed when it was raining and all staff members of the airport were barred from going near the aircraft while the cash was evacuated into the two bullion vehicles…” BY SAHARAREPORTERS,

President Buhari launches Property Tracker to expose corrupt property owners

By Emmanuel Elebeke & Maranatha Ahiaba ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched a property tracker to expose self centred and selfish Nigerians who have stolen public funds and hidden than in lush properties. President Buhari The president said the idea behind the Tracker is aimed at exposing corrupt Nigerians who have starched public

his week on Keeping It Real, former Nigerian Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke helped Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore steal $1.6 billion.

This week on Keeping It Real, former Nigerian Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke helped Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore steal $1.6 billion. Adeola shows what the money was spent on and what the money could have been used for in Nigeria.

We have proofs CBN withdrew N100bn for Jonathan before 2015 polls – Presidency

ABUJA – THE presidency Sunday night said that there was evidence that the nation’s apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN got specific instruction to ensure billions were moved from the bank directly to the residence of the former president Goodluck Jonathan. Ex-President GoodLuck Jonathan This new discovery is coming few days after Vice

‘N130b loot’: Govt may release more evidence against Jonathan

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp More evidence of corrupt practices by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration may be tendered following a challenge by the former leader, it was learnt yesterday. Federal Government sources said although there was no immediate plan to arrest or quiz the former President, the government had not ruled out the option. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo last week

EFCC recovered N2.4 billion, $115 million, 12 properties, cars from ex-Air Force chief Amosu – Witness

EFCC operatives used to illustrate the story. Related News How former Nigeria Air Force chiefs diverted N21 billion to personal accounts — Witness Alleged N22.8 billion fraud: Witness testifies against Nigeria’s former Air Force chief How ex-Air Force Chief, Amosun, stole billions to acquire properties in Abuja, Lagos, London — EFCC Surety dumps Nigeria’s ex-Air

Former vice mayor of China’s Lyuliang City sentenced to death for corruption

 Should Nigeria learn from China on the fight against corruption? Please leave your comments – Zhang Zhongsheng, former vice mayor of Lyuliang City in north China’s Shanxi Province, was sentenced to death on Wednesday for taking bribes, the Intermediate People’s Court of Linfen in Shanxi Province said. According to the court, Zhang received bribes

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