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Marylin Amobi

Coalition seeks federal government’s action against NBET chief

A coalition of civil society groups has called on the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to act on the corruption allegations against the director-general of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, and the alleged victimisation of the whistleblowers at the agency.

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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Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: Why I’m challenging Uche Ekwunife’s declaration

The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.

Police nab four over murder, robbery in Ekiti

The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.
Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

Nasarawa Assembly re-elects Balarabe-Abdullahi as Speaker

The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump: Federal Reserve ‘very, very destructive’ to economy

President Donald Trump said Monday the US central bank has been “very, very destructive” to the economy by raising interest rates too quickly.

Nigerian Breweries faces lawsuit by engineering firm over intellectual property

An Engineering firm, Evanpower Engineering Limited, has threatened to drag brewery giant, Nigerian Breweries to court over alleged usage of its Intellectual Property without pay.