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PACAC: 8,000 whistleblowers recorded in one year

No fewer than 8,000 whistleblowers were recorded by the federal government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) has said.

PDP: A hysterical, tabloid opposition

Many are disappointed with the ruling party. The opposition has been presented a ridiculous opportunity. But a bleary-eyed, voluble, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allowed beer-parlor habits distract it from diligent purposeful oppositional politics.

Grace Mugabe ‘spirited large consignments of ivory to China, United Arab Emirates, US’

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly reported Sunday.

Investigation after claims 50 million Facebook users affected by data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office is to investigate a possible data breach affecting more than 50 million Facebook users.

VAIDS: Tax evaders’ll be exposed – Tunde Fowler

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has urged members of the Institue of Directors (IoD) to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).

SERAP gives foreign minister 7-day ultimatum to recall sacked whistleblower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to recall a whistleblower sacked for exposing corruption in the ministry or face court action.

FIFA not seeking whistleblower’s Russia doping info – lawyer

FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer.

Russia’s Vitaly Mutko leaves World Cup organising role

Vitaly Mutko has stepped down from his role as chief organiser for next summer's World Cup in Russia, two days after temporarily leaving his post as Russian Football Union (RFU) president.

Ikoyi cash whistleblower jets out of Nigeria after receiving N421 million

The Federal Government, yesterday, paid N421 million to the Ikoyi whistle blower, who provided information leading to the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Ikoyigate: Only whistle-blower who signed agreement will be paid – Kemi Adeosun

The federal government has declared that only the whistle-blower who signed the agreement on the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, in Lagos will be paid.

Nine persons lay claim to 5% commission of Ikoyi cash

At least nine individuals are currently laying claim to the commission entitled to the person responsible for the information which led to the recovery of N13 billion from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Ikoyi whistleblower to get his money soon – Kemi Adeosun

The controversy over the payment of reward to the man who blew the whistle on the Ikoyi cash will be laid to rest soon, according to Kemi Adeosun, the minister of finance.

Ikoyi whistle-blower threatens to sue federal govt over unpaid commission

Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer of the whistleblower, who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client is prepared to sue the Federal Government for fraud if he is not paid his money soon.

Ibrahim Magu never said whistleblower has been paid – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has clarified remarks credited to its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, concerning the Ikoyi whistleblower on Thursday.

Centre urges EFCC, ICPC to stop broadcasting their activities

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy has urged the prosecuting agencies like the EFCC and ICPC to desist from broadcasting their activities, especially as it relates to investigating corrupt officials.

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Gunmen attack: Nasarawa deputy governor wasn’t the target – Police

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