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Malaysia unveils five-year plan to fight corruption

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.
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Malaysia’s ex-deputy premier charged with corruption

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Malaysia's former deputy prime minister, appeared in court in Kuala Lumpur on Friday charged with 45 counts of corruption, the latest senior politician to be charged with suspected graft since May's general election brought the country's first change in government in 60 years.
Riza Aziz

Malaysia freezes 408 bank accounts, summons ex-premier’s step-son

Malaysia has frozen over 400 bank accounts as part of a probe into a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, a task force said on Monday, as the stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak was summoned for questioning.

Police seize $28.6m in cash seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s flat

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's family, during the second night of police raids in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia’s ex-deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim released after getting full pardon

Malaysia's former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has been released from prison after receiving a full pardon from the king on Wednesday.

Malaysia premier to dissolve parliament paving way for elections

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced the dissolution of parliament, paving the way for a general election that will test his hold on power amid allegations of massive corruption in his government.

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad named opposition prime ministerial candidate

Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad was named as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate Sunday as a bruising election battle looms against scandal-plagued premier Najib Razak and his long-ruling coalition.

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Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye warns bank against giving N32 billion loan to Kogi government

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Yemi Shodimu

Actor: Don’t mistake me for cultist because of “Oleku” movie

Yemi Shodimu, a veteran actor and lead character in the timeless movie “Oleku”, on Friday said many Nigerians took him for a cultist, a role r he acted in the movie.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Thousands protest against Algeria’s ruling elite

Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Nasarawa election tribunal holds inaugural sitting promises justice

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, held its inaugural sitting on Friday.

Federal government registers over three million poor, vulnerable Nigerians in social register

The Federal Government has registered 3, 031, 065 individuals and 755, 112 households in the ongoing National Social Register being handled by the National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office.