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CACOL backs EFCC on ‘no debit’ order placed on Bola Shagaya’s bank account

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ‘freezing’ a Unity Bank account allegedly containing N1.9 billion belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya, a society lady and businesswoman.

CACOL urges Lagos lawmakers to soft-pedal on Governor Ambode

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) on Wednesday wrote to the Lagos State House of Assembly to soft-pedal on the alleged plot to impeach the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
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Justice Onnghen: NJC has no initial role to play – CACOL

Adeniran maintained that Justice Onnoghen is not being arraigned as a judicial officer, but as a public officer and that he enjoys no immunity not to be so arraigned.

CACOL asks Justice Onnoghen vacate office false assets declaration charge

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for careful consideration and caution on various allegations of false and non-declaration of full assets and money laundering against the Chief Justice of the federation, Walter Onnoghen.

CACOL condemns brutality against LASTMA officials

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has condemned the reported attacks on officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) by officers of other law enforcement agencies.

Civil society knocks Nasir el-Rufai on Muslim-Muslim ticket

Two civil society organisations, Campaign for Democracy and Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, have condemned Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State for approving Muslim-Muslim ticket as governorship candidates/running mate of the All Progressives Congress for the state.

Debo Adeniran: EFCC, ICPC too elitist for anti-graft war

Front-line rights activist and executive chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), Mr. Debo Adeniran, has observed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), are too elitist for the fight against corruption.

CACOL mobilises Lagos residents against corrupt politicians

A rights group, Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has kick-started what it described as grassroots mobilisation against political office holders.

CACOL condemns N3.46 trillion loss annually to port inefficiency

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the nation’s loss of over Three Trillion Naira (N3.46tn) annually, that should accrue to the economy through Port inefficiency.

CACOL: Why Joshua Dariye can’t contest 2019 election

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), on Friday condemned the call made by the Plateau State branch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Joshua Dariye, a convicted criminal, should stand for election in 2019.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Nigerians hail finance minister’s ouster over forgery claim

Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.

CACOL asks Okoi Obonlo-Obla to resign over alleged certificate forgery

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Prosecutions, Okoi Obonlo-Obla, to resign with immediate effect.

Criticism over huge fees for Nigerian election hopefuls

Nigeria's two main political parties are asking election hopefuls to pay huge fees for the chance to stand at next year's general election, in a move criticised as favouring the rich and well-connected.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Nigerian politician with big ambitions

As the leader of Nigeria's Senate, Bukola Saraki is third in the political hierarchy behind President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

CACOL seeks ex-Governor Kalu’s speedy trial

The CACOL’s boss, however, commended the current leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its holistic investigation into this case, which he added, had seen many witnesses called upon to testify.

CACOL petitions President Buhari, demands Kemi Adeosun’s sack over alleged NYSC certificate forgery

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari against the emergence of Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance, as board chairperson of African Export-Import Bank.

CACOL hails forfeiture order on ex-oil minister’s N325.4 million land

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has lauded the temporary forfeiture of a parcel of land in Lagos linked to Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources.

Plateau killings: CACOL outraged, seeks sponsors’ arrest

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has expressed outrage over the attacks on several communities in Plateau State, which led to the death of over 200 people.

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