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President Buhari to flag-off anti-corruption summit in Adamawa

All is set for the official flag-off of the Adamawa State anti-corruption summit 2018 by President Muhamadu Buhari on Tuesday, the chairman of the summit, Deputy Governor Martins Nasir Babale told newsmen

Ikoyi whistle-blower rejects federal govt’s N325 million

Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer for the whistle-blower, who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client will not accept anything below five per cent commission.

Ex-President Jonathan’s men re-looted recovered Sani Abacha’s loot – Don

A professor of Law at the University of Lagos, Ayodele Atsenuwa, has said that most of the funds allegedly stolen under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan were money recovered from late Nigeria’s dictator, Sani Abacha.

Officials who aided Abdulrasheed Maina are under investigation – Presidential c’ttee

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption said on Friday that the Federal Government had not swept under the carpet the case of officials involved in the scandalous reinstatement and subsequent promotion of the Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.

National Assembly demands Ibrahim Magu’s removal as condition for resolving outstanding appointments

Lawmakers at the national assembly have again demanded the removal of Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Fed govt outlines plans for speedy trial of criminal cases

The federal government has outlined its plans for the speedy prosecution of criminal cases to ensure speedy dispensation of justice.

Nigeria recovers $85m Malabu loot from UK – Abubakar Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, Thursday announced that the Federal Government had just recovered $85million Malabu fund from the United Kingdom (UK).

Nigeria praises commonwealth’s role in anti-corruption fight

The Nigerian government has praised the Commonwealth’s role in supporting its fight against corruption.

Senate warns PenCom, CBB, ICPC nominees not to resume before confirmation

The Senate, yesterday, cautioned the nominees into the headship of three Federal Government institutions, whose names were recently announced, not to resume work until their nominations were confirmed in accordance with the provisions of the constitution and the establishment laws of the affected institutions.

Osinbajo directs PenCom, CCB, ICPC chiefs to resume pending Senate confirmation

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the newly appointed chairmen of the National Pension Commission, Code of Conduct Bureau, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission to resume duty.

Osinbajo drops two ICPC board nominees under probe

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has dropped two persons nominated to the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission. They were dropped for reportedly being under investigation by the same commission.

Osinbajo drops two ICPC board members under probe

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has dropped the two new members nominated to be on the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission who are said to be undergoing investigations by the same commission.

Presidency to probe Osinbajo’s nominees to ICPC board

The Presidency on Friday said it would investigate two new members of the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, who were said to be undergoing investigations by the same commission.


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Nigerian Army donates educational materials to Nasarawa IDPs

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Defiant Shinzo Abe hits back over scandal as support plunges

Japan's embattled prime minister hit back at critics on Monday over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power.