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Nigerian senators’ pay causes outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators.

President Buhari urged to stop payment of double salary, allowances to legislators

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop payment of double salary and allowances to legislators in the light of revelations that a senator collects N13.8m monthly as running cost.

Femi Falana: Shehu Sani’s revelation shows Nigerian legislators are highest paid in the world

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Shehu Sani’s revelation that every senator gets paid a total of N13.8 million monthly proves Nigerian legislators are the highest paid in the world.

EFCC vows to stop political parties from money sharing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is has resolved to extend its searchlight to political parties to stop them from further corrupting politics with money.

Corruption: Chief Justice Onnoghen unfolds 13 reforms as judges get travel guide

The judiciary is not relaxing the efforts to restore its pride, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said.

Yemi Osinbajo: Transparency International corruption report no setback

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the latest corruption perception index released by the Transparency International should in no way be seen as a setback for the country, but as an opportunity to continue building on the many successes that have already been recorded by the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in all the key sectors.

Itse Sagay: Igbos using Biafra agitation to intimidate President Buhari

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has said that Igbos were intimidating President Muhammadu Buhari with the Biafra agitation in order to get appointments.

President Buhari assures Niger-Delta of rapid development

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in the region by consolidating on all ongoing projects and initiating new ones to create more economic opportunities and jobs for the people.

Itse Sagay: Armed herdsmen should be declared terrorists

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has revealed what government ought to do to stop herdsmen/farmers’ clash.

PACAC chief Itse Sagay faults AGF Abubakar Malami’s position on Malabu oil scam trial

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has faulted the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, for writing President Muhammadu Buhari to drop all the charges filed against individuals and firms implicated in the $1.1 bn Malabu oil scam.

Itse Sagay: Nigeria will regret having youth as president

As the debate on leadership in Nigeria – in view of the 2019 election – continues to gather momentum, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has warned that the country would be embarking on a dangerous journey if it elected a youth as president.

PACAC chair Itse Sagay denies threatening judges

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has denied threatening judges who ignore the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.

Itse Sagay: Why youths can’t be President in Nigeria

Itse Sagay, Chairman of the of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has dismissed calls that youths will perform better than older people if given the opportunity to become President of Nigeria.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo, Olisa Agbakoba’s coalitions to merge soon

Plans are ongoing for the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) led by Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) to merge and join forces in the build-up to the 2019 general election.


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