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CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lauds new e-passport with 10-year validity

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged people and residents of the state to acquire their National Identity cards for eligibility for long-term visas introduced by the Federal Government.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.

SERAP asks court to order President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, 36 governors to publish their...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, 36 state governors and their deputies to “make public details of their assets, specifically property and income, contained in their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) since assuming office.”
An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

Medical trips: House of Reps seek court approval for president, govs, other public office...

A bill to bar the President, Governors and other public office holders from traveling abroad for treatment without court approval, has been slated for second reading in the House of Representatives.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs boss directs officers to declare assets every year

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Retired Col. Hameed Ali, has directed officers of the service to henceforth declare their assets every year.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo must declare assets publicly

Nigeria’s rights activist Femi Falana is backing agitation that President Muhmmadu Buhari, his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, and the 36 state governors declare their assets publicly.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Publicly declaring assets is voluntary

A presidential spokesperson on Tuesday said there was no law that mandates President Muhammadu Buhari to declare his assets publicly.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.

SERAP asks President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, 36 governors to publish their assets within seven...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, 36 state governors and their deputies, urging them to use their good offices to: “provide information on summary of the assets, specifically property and income, contained in your asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) since your assumption of office.”
Hajiya Saratu Shafii, the Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

Federal government appoints new acting registrar-general for CAC

The Federal Government on Tuesday appointed Hajiya Saratu Shafii as the Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders suspension of CAC boss Azinge Azuka

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

SERAP sues federal government over 2010 Chinese $460 million Abuja CCTV project

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, over an alleged failure to “disclose information and specific documents on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.

Lagos: Public servants must think globally, but act locally

The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.
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CCB: Public office holders are afraid of declaring assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says many public office holders are afraid of declaring their assets.
Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.

Segun Awosanya dismisses Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin’s demand for apology, N3 billion damage

Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.

SERAP seeks details of spending on failed $460m CCTV, other Chinese loans

Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, asking her to “urgently provide information on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China to fund the apparently failed Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) contract, the loan which the Federal Government has continued to re-pay.”

Bureau advises public servants to consider public interest in discharging their duty

Mr Chijioke Obi, Director, Education and Advocacy Services, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public office holders to consider public interest first in the discharge of their duties.
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CCB: Many public officials not complying with asset declaration law

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says the level of compliance with the declaration of assets by public office holders in the country is not encouraging.

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PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.