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Professor Sagay: Current Senate worst in Nigeria’s history

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), said on Thursday he could not wait for the current Senate, which he described as the worst since 1999, to go next year.

Awujale urges federal government to stop herdsmen’s killings

A foremost traditional ruler and Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has called on the Federal Government to end herdsmen killings in the country.

Enough is Enough launches guide on recall process

A Nigerian public advocacy organisation, Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, on Thursday launched a guide on the recall process.

Professor Sagay: Why no ex-president has been charged to court for corruption

Professor Itse Sagay, chairman of the presidential advisory committee against corruption (PACAC), says the federal government is yet to charge any former president to court over corruption allegations in order to avoid “distractions”.

Professor Sagay: Five percent reward not automatic for every whistle-blower

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Friday explained the rationale for rewarding whistle-blowers whose tip-offs led to recovering of looted funds.

Professor Sagay hints on financial reward for pre-emptive whistleblowing

Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Friday hinted at the creation of a special fund for financial reward for pre-emptive whistleblowing.

Rotimi Amaechi: Disintegration not answer to national question

Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, called for continuous dialogue in the search for an answer to the national question, saying disintegration, as some were championing, was not an option worth pursuing.

Professor Sagay: Why federal government omitted certain names from looters’ list

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, has said the federal government omitted some names from the list of alleged treasury looters for strategic reasons.

Professor Sagay: Looting still ongoing at national assembly

The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, says looting of public funds still takes place at the national assembly through budget padding.

Federal government to publish new list of treasury looters

The Federal Government is compiling fresh names of people alleged to have looted the nation’s treasury under former President, Goodluck Jonathan.

RMAFC: Senator’s approved pay is N1.1 million

The National Assembly Service Commission should be held responsible for the running cost of N13.5m paid to each senator on a monthly basis, the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission has said.

Professor Sagay: Why jury system cannot work effectively in Nigeria

The high level of corruption in the judiciary will not allow the use of a jury system for the administration of criminal justice to work effectively in Nigeria.

Professor Sagay calls for adoption of jury system in Nigeria

The Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Itse Sagay, has called on Nigeria to adopt the jury system in its criminal justice administration, because some judges cannot be relied upon to uphold the integrity of the judicial system.

Much ado about national assembly allowances

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), promised, on Monday, to release details of the allowances of Principal Officers of the National Assembly just so that Nigerians would know how much of a drain these few ladies and gentlemen are on national resources.

Doyin Okupe challenges Professor Sagay to reveal running costs for President Buhari, Osinbajo, ministers

Former presidential spokesman, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has challenged the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, to carry out his threat to reveal details of the running costs of the principal officers of the National Assembly.

Nigerian senators’ pay causes outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators.

President Buhari urged to stop payment of double salary, allowances to legislators

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop payment of double salary and allowances to legislators in the light of revelations that a senator collects N13.8m monthly as running cost.

Femi Falana: Shehu Sani’s revelation shows Nigerian legislators are highest paid in the world

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Shehu Sani’s revelation that every senator gets paid a total of N13.8 million monthly proves Nigerian legislators are the highest paid in the world.

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