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Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has blamed mass poverty and insecurity in Nigeria on corruption.
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Gbadebo, on Tuesday advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo to desist from his ceaseless attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari.
The nations of sub-Saharan Africa are still perceived on average to have the world’s most corrupt governments, according to the latest index published by Transparency International (TI).
Nigeria moved to 144th from 148th in Transparency International latest corruption perception index worldwide, that also saw the United States dropping four notches out of the top 20 countries in the world.
The United States last year slid down the rankings of a global corruption index as America’s system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump’s watch, Transparency International said Tuesday.
Malaysia has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.
Mexican President-elect Andres Obrador has announced plans to slash the salaries of high-level officials, including himself, as part of an austerity push by the government.
African Union (AU) leaders are set to meet in Mauritania for a two-day summit focusing on free trade, tackling corruption and dealing with the continent's humanitarian and security crises.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has intensified his war on graft by announcing that all public servants will undergo a compulsory lifestyle audit to account for their sources of wealth.
Chad President Idriss Deby on Friday vowed to crack down on entrenched graft as he signed a decree to create a new republic based on constitutional changes attacked by the opposition.
A spectacular probe into French tycoon Vincent Bollore over suspected graft in Africa marks a rare exception among corporate titans doing business south of the Sahara.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said Buhari is presiding over the most corrupt government in the history of Nigeria and protecting looters of the country’s commonwealth.
Whether you want to sit an exam, get electricity or just drive in town, life in Sierra Leone is punctuated by endless "little gifts" to those with power.
Kenya’s health ministry is missing 11 billion shillings (109 million dollats), according to the auditor-general.
SERAP backs Transparency International on corruption, urges President Buhari to take ranking as ‘wake-up...
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged “the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to see the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI), published last week, as a wake-up call to renew its oft-expressed commitment and raise its game to fight both grand and petty corruption, as well as end the legacy of impunity rather than simply dismissing the survey as ‘fiction’.”
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office on Wednesday October 23, 2019 arraigned one Musa Shuaibu on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and obtaining by false pretence before Justice Aisha A. Bwari of the State High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State.
Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised embattled Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello to read the handwriting on the wall, do himself good by accepting defeat and stop wasting public funds on fruitless campaign.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recorded second gain in October with the market capitalisation increasing by N15 billion.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has confirmed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered on Lebanon's streets on Sunday for a fourth day of anti-government protests that have led to the resignation of a Christian party from the government.
A group, Adamawa Peace Defenders, has threatened to sue Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North) for alleged breach of peace.
The 2019 edition of Felabration tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and some foreign counterparts that delivered electrifying performances.
The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), on Thursday disclosed that the enforcement of its orders is a matter of the political will of member states of the commission.
An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.