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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC records 48 convictions, N8.5 billion recoveries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in Ilorin zone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC records 48 convictions, N8.5 billion recoveries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in the Ilorin zone.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of anti-Semitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutor’s plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories.

Benjamin Netanyahu drops request for immunity from corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday has said he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, paving the way for a trial to begin.
Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani

Resumption: CISLAC sets agenda for National Assembly

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to prioritise amendment of the Electoral Reforms Act to promote credibility and transparency in electoral processes.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Ibrahim Magu: I don’t know why UK is protecting Diezani Alison-Madueke

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum, is being protected in the UK.
29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.

Full list of Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update

29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration investigates bribery allegation at border checkpoints

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is to investigate the allegation of bribery against its personnel along the Nation’s borders.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, Gideon Saar fight for Likud Party leadership

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being challenged for the leadership of his party in what is seen as a test of his hold on power.

Courts grants final forfeiture of plaza, houses traced to official accused of corruption

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of six properties traced to Goddy Nnadi, a general manager of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Congress members speaks at a news conference to discuss the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)

Impeachment: Democrats introduce two formal charges against Donald Trump

US House Democratic leaders on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, one on abuse of power and the other on obstruction of Congress.
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UNODC: Nigerians paid N675 billion cash as bribes to public officials in 2019

An estimated N675 billion was paid in cash as bribes to Nigerian public officials in 2019, an anti-corruption survey on Nigerians who had encounters with public officers has shown.

US court acquits Lebanese businessman in Mozambique fraud scandal

Bribery accused Lebanese businessman Jean Boutsani was on Monday acquitted by a US court in a case that plunged Mozambique into its worst-ever financial crisis following a trial which he implicated the country's president, Filipe Nyusi.
Boboye Oyeyemi

FRSC dismisses 62 personnel for corruption

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it dismissed 62 of its personnel in 2019.
In stunning testimony yesterday, United States (U.S.) Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump directed Rudy Giuliani to pursue a “quid pro quo”.

Quid pro quo: Latin phrase dominates US impeachment process

“Quid pro quo.” There’s no escaping the Latin phrase in America right now. It’s front and centre of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump and omnipresent across airwaves and social media.

Group warns Okoi Obono-Obla to leave VP Osinbajo out of his travail

The Initiative To Save Democracy (ISD) has warned the sacked Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, to leave Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of the affliction he brought upon himself.

ICPC trains 250 persons to fight corruption at grassroots

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has trained no fewer than 250 persons on how to fight corruption at the grassroots through National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC).
South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has denied bribing journalists to withhold a story about his sex life, TimesLive reports.

South African minister denies bribing journalists to make story about sex life disappear

South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has denied bribing journalists to withhold a story about his sex life, TimesLive reports.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

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Nigeria picks Egypt Air consortium for aviation partnership

Nigerian authorities have selected a consortium to set up an aviation leasing company as part of plans to overhaul the country’s aviation sector.
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Coronavirus: EU orders quarantine for staff who travelled to Northern Italy

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Insecurity: House of Reps restates call for resignation of service chiefs

With the increasing spate of killings in the country, the House of Representatives has again passed a vote of no confidence on the Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, calling for their immediate resignation.

Tax tribunal orders firm to pay N1.7 billion to FIRS

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
William Troost-Ekong returned from injury to help Udinese claim a 0-0 draw against Hellas Verona in a Serie A game on Tuesday evening.

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong risks suspension

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong is just one yellow card away from a mandatory one-game suspension in the Italian Serie A.