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A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

Stakeholders canvass adequate protection for whistleblowers

Worried by incessant cases of punitive actions against patriotic Nigerians who volunteer information about corrupt individuals, stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency prioritise safety and security of whistle-blowers.

Coalition condemns Senator Saraki’s antics against Sahara Reporters

The Coalition for Press Freedom and Whistleblower Protection (CPFWP), a coalition of media and civil society organisations, has condemned the use of violence with impunity against the online media organisation, Sahara Reporters, “at the apparent behest of Senate President Bukola Saraki”.

How whistle-blowing helped my tenure at EFCC – Nuhu Ribadu

The deployment of whistle-blowing policy resulted in a successful prosecution of some of the biggest corruption cases between 2003 and 2007, a former head of anti-graft EFCC has said.

Femi Falana, Nuhu Ribadu for summit on corruption and whistleblowing

Prominent human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, and pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, will on Tuesday headline a national summit on whistleblowing and the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

How Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan squandered over N11trn for electricity – SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered under the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

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Atiku Abubakar: I was personally involved in crafting ideas in my document

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he was personally involved and participated in crafting the ideas in the working document he released tagged “The Atiku Plan”, which contains his ideas on how to get Nigeria working again.

Senator Ekweremadu: Thieves stole money in federal lawmaker’s car

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.

Board says working to make UNILAG sports hub

As the University of Lagos (UNILAG) prepares to host the 26th Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) Games, its Sports Management Board says the institution will soon be the country’s sports hub.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

18 killed after bus overturned in western Ethiopia

Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.