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The politics of independent report submission in National Assembly

By Morgan Omodu The Legislative arm of government has her constitutional duty as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic. Of most significant to this write up is the over sight functions exercised over the MDA’S, Parastatals and Agencies

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Sacked FRC boss, Jim Obazee in fresh trouble

The last may not have been heard about the sack of Mr. Jim Obazee as Executive Secretary of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN). Few days after he was removed as the scribe of the body, the Federal Government is

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Definition of bribery according to Islam

Certainly corruption is not a new thing in human societies. It is an age-old menace which can cause tremendous harm to society. The recent call against corruption or more specifically “money politics” by the Prime Minister is definitely very much

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Police units to collaborate to fight corruption

The Nigeria Police Force said its Public Complaints Response Rapid Unit ( PCRRU) and the X-Squad would work in synergy to fight corruption in the police and other government agencies. The Head, PCRRU,  ACP Abayomi Shogunle disclosed this in an

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Forgery: FG dumps fresh police probe indicting Saraki, deputy

There were indications on Saturday that the Federal Government is  no longer interested in pursuing the case of forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015, allegedly masterminded by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. Investigations by SUNDAY

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Brazil’s president to block any corruption amnesty

Brazil’s President Michel Temer, together with congressional leaders, vowed on Sunday to block any attempt by legislators to grant themselves a corruption amnesty as he sought to defuse a series of scandals. In a rare weekend news conference, the president

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Obasanjo strikes again, attacks Buhari, National Assembly, Military

The honeymoon between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo seems to have ended. For the one and a half year that Mr. Buhari has been in power, Mr. Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest backers, visiting him repeatedly

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Corruption affects the war against terrorism

IGP to host West African Police Chiefs – aftermath ofInterpol General Assembly in Indonesia As part of the concerted efforts to ensure that Nigeria is an integral part of global policing system, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K.

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Abati makes U-turn, says he doesn’t have a kobo to refund to EFCC

Detained former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he does not have any money to refund to the government, sources within the agency said. The sources told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr. Abati told

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Amaechi ‘squandered’ Rivers funds, Governor Wike re-affirms

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his administration started the process of infrastructural development afresh because the preceding administration of Rotimi Amaechi squandered the resources that accrued to the state in its eight years in charge. Governor Wike was speaking on Sunday during the 10th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service of the Omega Power Ministry in

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