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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, 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.
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.
The judiciary is not relaxing the efforts to restore its pride, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government.
The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has vowed to continue its protest against the increase in the Land Use Charge introduced by the Lagos State government.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.
The Lagos Water Corporation on Tuesday said the Corporation would carry out three-Day water tests in its eight operational regions in Lagos State, to mark the 2018 World Water Day.
Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, Wife of Abia Governor, said her pet project, Vicar Hope Foundation, planned to establish sickle cell clinics in all the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.
A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Nura Ahmed, to five months imprisonment for stabbing a man on the head with a knife.
The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh, says the establishment and operations of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will end youth restiveness in the region.
Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, on Monday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national football team.
The Presidential Committee for the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has commenced the training of 300 primary school teachers on trauma control and other psycho-social support in Adamawa.
Romelu Lukaku has said some of his Manchester United teammate "were hiding" after the Champions League round-of-16 second leg defeat to Sevilla because of the disappointment.