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Nuhu Ribadu: EFCC needs independence to win anti-corruption war

The former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has called on federal government to free the EFCC from all form of external influence in order to win the war against corruption.

New South African president suspends tax chief

South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has suspended the head of the tax service ahead of “disciplinary proceedings” as he vows to fight graft following his predecessor Jacob Zuma’s ousting.

EFCC: Corrupt individuals whipping up religious sentiments

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decried “how (corruption suspects) now whip up religious sentiments whenever they are called upon to account for any alleged misdeeds’’.

Vice-President Osinbajo: Ex-President Jonathan shared N150 billion two weeks to 2015 polls

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has alleged that the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan “essentially shared” N150 billion, two weeks to the 2015 poll.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma is being victimised – son

The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges, saying he is being victimised for calling for expropriation of land.

Nuhu Ribadu: EFCC has done fairly well

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission has done “fairly well” in its fight against corruption.

UN mission in DRC urged to play stronger role in polls

A body linked to the powerful Catholic Church in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday called on the United Nations to strengthen its role during December elections.

Donald Trump sharpens attacks on Russia probe

President Donald Trump Sunday intensified his attacks on Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as biased against him, but stopped just short of targeting the special counsel -- whose ouster lawmakers warned would cross a "massive red line."

Bank customers reduce despite central bank’s campaign for financial inclusion

Despite Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion, the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) banking industry statistics shows that the number of customers using financial services reduced in 2017.

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case

Britain is to target wealth linked to the Kremlin in response to the poisoning of a former spy, foreign minister Boris Johnson said Sunday ahead of a visit by international chemical weapons experts.

Femi Falana faults NNPC for rejecting request on petrol subsidy

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has criticised the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for rejecting a request to provide information on the amount of money spent on petrol subsidy and turnaround maintenance of refineries.

Ex-soccer star Romario bids to be governor

Former soccer star and Brazilian Senator Romario on Saturday launched a bid to become governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, putting tackling violence at the forefront of his campaign.

China taking anti-corruption battle to public sector

China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe kept personal memos regarding Donald Trump

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos regarding Trump that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey detailing interactions with him, The Associated Press has learned.


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Group calls for creation of women’s trust fund for female aspirants

The Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA), an NGO, has called on government at all levels to establish a Women’s Trust Fund to support female politicians bidding for elective positions in the country.

Ex-Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov to captain Serbia against Nigeria

Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov will captain the Serbian national team when they file out in an international friendly against Nigeria next Tuesday, according to the coach Mladen Krstajic.

Customs task terminal operators on time of doing business at port

The Customs Area Controller, Tin Can Island Command, Mohammed Musa, has urged terminal operators to work towards reducing the time of doing business at the port.

Ex-Mexican leader Felipe Calderon, Kemi Adeosun, others at Ogun investors’ forum

The Ogun State Investors’ Forum 2018 is currently underway in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Saudi billionaire Al-Waleed ‘forgives’ Ritz ordeal

Billionaire Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal says all is forgiven after his three-month detention in an anti-corruption crackdown, dismissing speculation he had forfeited control of his assets in exchange for his freedom.

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Oyo government deploys 8,351 mobilisers for measles campaign

Oyo State Government has deployed 8,351 individuals to serve as house-to-house facilitators, town announcers and social mobilisers for the on-going 2018 measles immunisation across the state from March 15 to 27.

Supreme Court adjourns Senator Saraki’s, fedeal govt’s appeal on CCT trial indefinitely

The Supreme Court has adjourned indefinitely hearing in the appeal filed by the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Federal Government to challenge the decision of the Court of Appeal in the trial of Saraki on false assets declaration.

Two Tunisians kidnapped in Cameroon

An armed group in southwestern Cameroon has kidnapped two Tunisians working on a road construction project for a Tunisian company, the Tunisian government said on Monday.

Bill Gates: Aliko Dangote amazingly generous with his resources and time

The founder of Microsoft, Mr Bill Gates, says Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, is generous with his resources and time on issues of global health.

2019: Alimosho supports Governor Ambode for second term

The Alimosho Federal Constituency Coalition of Support Groups on Saturday said that it would mobilise people of Alimosho behind Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term, following his sterling performance.