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The ‘looters lists’ released by the Federal Government contained names of people from whom government recovered assets from, Prof. Bolaji Owasonoye, Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has said.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Friday explained the rationale for rewarding whistle-blowers whose tip-offs led to recovering of looted funds.
Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Friday hinted at the creation of a special fund for financial reward for pre-emptive whistleblowing.
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
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.
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.
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.
The federal government has outlined its plans for the speedy prosecution of criminal cases to ensure speedy dispensation of justice.
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).
The Nigerian government has praised the Commonwealth’s role in supporting its fight against corruption.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.
US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has said that the emergence of Udoma Bob Ekarika as the new Chairman of the party is in line with the directive from the national headquarters of the party on the zoning of offices during its recently conducted guided Congresses.
Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.
Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.
Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage the youth towards developing their talents.
Paul Merson has opened up during Mental Health Awareness Week on how drink, drugs and gambling pushed him to a dark place and hopes he can help others.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation on Sunday warned the public to stop all unauthorised activities and trading on its tracks in order to end unnecessary killings by trains.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the absence of goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is his biggest regret going into next month’s World Cup in Russia.