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Court strikes out corruption charge against Justice Agbadu-Fishim

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday struck out the corruption suit filed against Justice James Agbadu-Fishim, a judge of the National Industrial Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Court grants Senator Jonah Jang bail

A High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has granted bail to the former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, and another accused person.

Envoy: President Buhari has turned the tide against corruption in Nigeria

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has turned the tide against corruption for Nigeria, Mr Akinremi Bolaji, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN, has said.

UN chief commends Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, as commended Nigeria’s anti-corruption agenda, saying the country plays a leading role in the fight against corruption in Africa.

CACOL: Corrupt elite delaying wheel of justice

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has lamented that the corrupt elite have been dragging the wheel of justice to a halt through cleverly thoughtout schemes and tricks in a bid to buy time in their cases.

$16bn power projects: SERAP urges President Buhari to refer ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to EFCC

Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to refer the alleged $16bn spending on electricity between 1999 and 2007 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

NIPR vows to flush out quacks in public relations practice

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations says it is working towards flushing out quacks in the practice of public relations in Nigeria.

PDP: President Buhari cannot escape defeat in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be ready to accept defeat in the 2019 presidential election.

Presidency: PDP kept EFCC, ICPC as toys in the past

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said though the PDP founded anti-corruption agencies of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), they had intended to keep them as toys or bulldogs which teeth had been removed.

Senator Omisore not in SDP – party

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun State, said it was not aware Senator Iyiola Omisore has joined the party.

CJN committee explains why corruption trials are slow

The Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has adduced reasons why corruption trials in the country are very slow.

PDP: President Buhari’s fuel subsidy regime fraudulent

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of corruption over the fuel subsidy regime of his government.

President Buhari bad business for corrupt politicians, civil servants – Presidency

Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari government is bad business for a number of parliamentarians, civil servants and security agents.

Nasarawa APC declares for President Buhari’s re-election

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.

Presidency: PDP will reverse President Buhari’s achievements if they win in 2019

The Presidency has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will reverse the achievements of President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressive Congress (APC) government has brought the country if it to win the 2019 presidential election.

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.

Timi Frank: Life is worthless under President Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari.

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