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PDP asks National Assembly to probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
US President Donald Trump waves at the Trump International Golf Club as he arrives for a Super Bowl viewing party in West Palm Beach on February 2, 2020. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump blackmails WikiLeaks founder, promises pardon

US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival’s campaign, a London court was told on Wednesday.

Femi Falana: Nigerians free to sue government for refund of ransom paid to kidnappers

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because in his words, the responsibility for protecting lives and properties lies squarely with government.
WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster magistrates court in London after a previous hearing last month. Simon Dawson-Reuters

Donald Trump offered pardon to Julian Assange if he denied Russia leak – lawyer

US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival’s campaign, a London court was told on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Nigeria’s war against corruption attracting international endorsements

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration has taken measures to strengthen anti-corruption agencies to ensure total fight against corruption in the country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Senegal on 16 February. Aliou Mbaye-EPA

Mike Pompeo hails Angola’s anti-graft campaign

Visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday lauded Angolan President Joao Lourenco's anti-corruption drive, which has seen him pursue his predecessor's children over accusations they fleeced state coffers.

FOI: SERAP seeks details of Sani Abacha loot

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.”
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Miners welcome South Africa’s plans to open up power generation

South Africa’s announcement that it will open up electricity generation to other players, effectively breaking Eskom’s monopoly, has been welcomed by many, especially the mining industry, a key sector in Africa’s most industrialised economy.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

Nigerian youths best vanguard to tackle corruption – NYSC chief

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the best option to tackle corruption from the root is to use younger Nigerians who are the future leaders of our country.
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 Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu: Nigerian youth must stand against corruption

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has challenged the Nigerian youth to always raise their voices against corruption, adding that the nation banks on them for a prosperous tomorrow.
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, NYSC hold anti-corruption awareness rally in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday held an anti-corruption rally in Lagos to boost awareness of the fight against corruption.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the fight against corruption in the country.

Governor Okowa urges youths to join fight against corruption

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the fight against corruption in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has held an anti-corruption walk in Awka, Anambra State to create awareness on the dangers of corruption in the country.

EFCC: Youths are important stakeholders in anti-corruption war

Mr Benedict Agweye, the Head of Forensic, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigerian youths are very important stakeholders in the anti-corruption war.

NDLEA destroys 34,560 kg of drugs, substances in Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor joins EFCC’s 10-million-man-match against corruption

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has alongside members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) joined the 10-million Man Match against corruption by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria.

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