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Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity.

Adams Oshiomhole: Former President Obasanjo’s foreign trips more than Muhammadu Buhari’s

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, berated the critics of President Muhammadu Buhari’s constant trips abroad saying that a former President, Olusegun Obasanjo travelled more frequently that Buhari when he was in office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC, ICPC asked to probe Senate principal officers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to, “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said he disagrees with the notion, which suggests that the Eight National Assembly frustrated President Muhammadu Buhari Government in the fight against corruption.

Robert Clarke faults Itse Sagay over claim that 8th National Assembly frustrated fight against...

Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said he disagrees with the notion, which suggests that the Eight National Assembly frustrated President Muhammadu Buhari Government in the fight against corruption.
President Muhammadu Buhari today, hosted members of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) at State House in Abuja, promising to beam the searchlight on cost of governance, and weed out possible corruption that exists anywhere. 4

Itse Sagay: Federal government recovers billions from corrupt individuals

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itsey Sagay, says the Federal Government has recovered billions from corrupt Nigerians in the past four and half years.
President @MBuhari receives former President, H.E. @GEJonathan this afternoon in his office at the State House, Abuja 1

Ex-President Jonathan declines comments after 15 minutes meeting with President Buhari

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday declined comment on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Itse Sagay: N1 trillion recovered from local looters

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, on Thursday disclosed that so far about N1 trillion has been recovered locally from proceeds of corruption perpetuated by Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari meets members of advisory committee against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday held a meeting with members of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

CACOL hails federal government’s resolve to take anti-corruption fight to grassroots

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has described as relieving and a welcome development the recent decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to take the fight against corruption to the grassroots to give it a more desired bite.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara government to partner EFCC on recovery of looted funds

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, on Tuesday, said his administration would partner the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to combat graft, including recovery of funds looted from the state treasury.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to prosecute Senators Akpabio, Misau for ‘diversion of constituency projects’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, Acting Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urging them to “jointly and urgently invite senators Godswill Akpabio and Isa Misau for interrogation and further questioning over alleged diversion of constituency projects.”

Nigeria: No going back on fight against corruption

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment towards the fight against corruption, saying there is no going back on the war against corruption in the country.
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APC dismisses Itse Sagay’s corruption claims against Senator Akpabio

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed corruption claims reportedly made against a former minority leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, by Itse Sagay, an anti-corruption adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Itse Sagay urges federal government to free Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has frowned at the continued detention of the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the Department of State Services (DSS).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: Anti-corruption efforts must be holistic, strategic

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged stakeholders, including government, parliamentarians and non-state actors, to be more effective and adopt holistic, strategic and coordinated approach in the fight against corruption.

Itse Sagay: Why I can’t comment on federal government’s decision to drop Senator Goje’s...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that he cannot speak on the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to drop the prosecution of Gombe Central senator, Danjuma Goje, because he did not have details of the matter.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: Eight ways I’ll fight corruption in second term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

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DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.