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A footnote to Saraki’s CCT victory

By Pius Adesanmi Hearty and warm congratulations to Senate President, His Excellency Alhaji Chief Bukola Saraki, who has, once again, earned a commendable victory over the people of Nigeria. He has been defeating the Nigerian people since the days of

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BREAKING- False asset charges: CCT acquits, discharges Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been acquitted and discharged by the Code of Conduct Tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar, Aljazirah Nigeria has gathered. The CCT let off Bukola Saraki, who has been standing trial over allegations of false assets

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DasukiGate: Fani-Kayode stalls own trial

The trial of the Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has been stalled due to the absence of his lawyer Ahmed Raji SAN. Fani-Kayode was arraigned on five charges involving alleged diversion of N26million which he allegedly received from the

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Banks hiding stolen wealth should be sanctioned, says Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says sanctions should be imposed on banks and other financial institutions that are housing looted funds. Speaking at a conference in Abuja on Monday, Osinbajo said until such measure is taken, developing countries will not go far

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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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