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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.

CACOL hails recall of YABATECH Bursar

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has applauded the recent judgment of the National Industrial Court reinstating Mr. Olu Ibirogba as Bursar of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos.

CACOL hails forfeiture order on ex-NAF chief Amosu

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos for the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N2.3 billion recovered from Adesola Amosu, a former Chief of Air Staff.

SERAP, CACOL, CDHR back Wole Soyinka on Hall of Shame for looters

Three civil society organisations have supported Soyinka’s call on the President to set up a Hall of Shame for corrupt past leaders and politicians.

June 12: CACOL applauds President Buhari, prefers ‘Abiola Day’

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to finally recognise the significance of June 12 and post-humously honouring Moshood Abiola with the title of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR).

CACOL hails arraignment of suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

Anti-graft group, Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has commended the Independent Corrupt Practices and Raelated Offences Commission (ICPC) over the arraignment of Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), before an Abuja Federal High Court over corruption charges.

CACOL okays renewed onslaught against corruption

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has commended the National Judicial Council (NJC) over its recent initiative to engage in internal cleansing of that arm of government.

N1.6 billion fraud: CACOL lauds judiciary for convicting ex-Governor Jolly Nyame

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has hailed an Abuja High Court for sentencing the former Governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, to 14 years imprisonment for looting N1.6billon.

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