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EXCLUSIVE: World Bank, African Development Bank blacklist 15 Nigerian companies, 9 individuals

EXCLUSIVE: World Bank, African Development Bank blacklist 15 Nigerian companies, 9 individuals World Bank The African Development Bank and the World Bank have blacklisted 15 Nigerian firms doing businesses with them. Also put on the blacklist are nine Nigerian nationals indicted for various forms of procurement malpractices. The African Development Bank had early Tuesday announced the debarment of Lutoyilex Construct Limited,

Over 600 autonomous communities in Imo demand probe of Okorocha

By Idowu Bankole The Town Unions of over six hundred Autonomous Communities and collaborating Apex Zonal Social Cultural Organization have demanded the probe of the former Governor of the state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, accusing the former governor of allegedly plunging the state into unprecedented debt which amounts to the tune of 200billion naira under the

We seriously need to listen to this message over and over….. His eminence you have my respect every day

I usually helped Badeh convert N558m from staff salaries to dollars, witness tells court

Salisu Abdullahi, a retired air commodore, has told Justice Okon Abang of the federal high court, Abuja, that Alex Badeh, while he was the chief of air staff, “usually” instructed him to convert N558m  to dollars and bring to his house. The amount represented the leftover of funds meant for the monthly payment of staff salaries, said

THE GODFATHER – The Drama, Greed, Assassination, Deceit, Bribery, Looting and…

THE GODFATHER – The Drama, Greed, Assassination, Deceit, Bribery, Looting and… Akilu had just returned from a military training in India at the time and Babangida recommended him for appointment as the head of the Secret Service. Idiagbon by-passed Akilu and slighted Babangida by not consulting with him to confirm the new head of the

Grand theft Nigeria: why corruption looms over this month’s elections

Two huge issues loom large over Nigeria’s hard-fought presidential election this month: Boko Haram and corruption. Of the two, the breathtaking scale of official corruption is blighting the lives of more Nigerians than even the deadly insurgency. A former Nigerian government minister has claimed that his civil servants offered him a 20 per cent slice off his

How Corrupt is Nigeria?

By Kolawole Olaniyan How corrupt is the government of President Goodluck Jonathan? The answer may vary depending on who is interpreting the latest global corruption index from Transparency International. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2014, Nigeria is up eight places to 136 out of 175 countries ranked by the index. The

London property boom built on dirty money

  Billions stolen through corruption flood into capital’s broken housing market Billions of pounds of corruptly gained money has been laundered by criminals and foreign officials buying upmarket London properties through anonymous offshore front companies – making the city arguably the world capital of money laundering. Some 36,342 properties in London have been bought through

Papa Ayo Oritsejafor: The Spoilt Child Of A Religious Nation

by Imoh Davi The Nigerian government wanted some cache of weapons in South Africa and so they borrowed Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor’s private jet. Probably because the self-acclaimed giant of Africa could not find a befitting aircraft amongst her fleets of military planes to transport the intended weapons for them, not even among the 10 private

Why Do African/Nigerian Kleptocrats Steal Money They Don’t Need, Use, See, Reach, Or Ever Access? By Austin Aneke

Why do African/Nigerian politicians steal money they don’t use, see, need, reach, or access?  The stealing by government officials in Nigeria is systematic, planned, organised, endemic, and extreme. Nigeria’s thieving autocrats have turned every treasury in Nigeria into a crime scene. They spare no funds- no matter how consolidated. They spare no assets or public

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