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Corruption Of Previous Five Years Destroyed Nigeria’s Economy – Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accused those in government five years ago of destroying the Nigerian economy. Professor Osinbajo said this on Thursday in Lagos while addressing an audience at a colloquium organised to mark the birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu. He noted that President Muhammadu

I used part of NIMASA fund to build hotel – Calistus Obi

A former acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Calistus Obi, who is being tried for an alleged fraud of N136m, told the court on Monday that part of the money was channelled into the building of his hotel in Delta State. He, however, said he had since refunded the sum

EFCC quizzes Senator Oduah for ten hours over N9.4b airport security contract

Northern Region Editor Former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah, was on Monday questioned for over ten hours by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over what she knows about the award of award and implementation of the N9.4 billion for the provision of security in 22 airports across Nigeria. Stella Oduah The

$2.1b deals: Ex-Army chief Minimah refunds N1.7b

39    Former Chief of Army Staff Gen. Kenneth Minimah (retd) has refunded about N1.7billion to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Nation learnt at the weekend. Besides, there were indications that another former Chief of Army Staff and some ex-military officers might be arraigned in court for alleged corrupt practices relating to “phoney” arms contracts.

How Patience Jonathan, Shagaya used NGO to launder N3.3bn – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to unfreeze a Unity Bank account with a balance of N1,902,673,399.93 belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya. The anti-graft agency claimed that the N1.9bn was the balance of a total of N3,305,150,000, which Shagaya received as “founder fees” on behalf

$1.3b NNPC Cash: I Acted On Jonathan’s Instructions – Diezani

$1.3b NNPC Cash: I Acted On Jonathan’s Instructions – DiezaniFormer Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke yesterday said she acted on the instructions of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in directing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to release $1.3billion to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). Former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani

N11bn: Supreme Court orders Shema, others to face trial

N11bn: Supreme Court orders Shema, others to face trial By John Chuks Azu, Clement A. Oloyede & Abbas Jimoh | Publish Date: Jan 27 2018 2:00AM The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the 22-count corruption charges on alleged complicity in the illegal diversion of public funds to the tune of N11billion against a former governor of

$50 billion lost annually to corruption in Africa – AU Commission chair

$50 billion lost annually to corruption in Africa – AU Commission chair By Abdullateef Salau | Publish Date: Jan 27 2018 5:19PM The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat has disclosed that a whopping $50 billion is lost annually to corruption and Illicit financial flows in the continent. He was speaking

Corruption Is One Of The Greatest Evils Of Our Time – Buhari

Corruption Is One Of The Greatest Evils Of Our Time – Buhari   Corruption Is One Of The Greatest Evils Of Our Time – Buhari Channels Television Updated January 28, 2018 File photo President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Addis Ababa described corruption as one of the greatest evils of our time. The President said

Nigerian Police harassing a tricycle driver.

ONLY THE WORST POLICE IN THE WORLD WOULD DO THISYucee Plus posted: And after they'll come and be dragging we are not a in "shithole" country. The way our police officers intimidate and harass ordinary Nigerians is really pathetic. This happened few minutes ago where I was…The police officers wanted to extort money from this

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