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Anti-graft war: I’ll respect rule of law – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday reiterated his administration’s stance to adhere to the rule of law in the fight against corruption. In a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, Buhari said the

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CSNAC asks EFCC to investigate Ogunsanwo, LIRS immediate pas‎t chairman over alleged N4.2bn fraud

An anti-corruption coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of over 150 anti-graft organizations, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to immediately commence investigation on the 11-month tenure of the immediate past Chairman and

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How Nigeria may lose N218bn Abacha loot due to fresh litigation

[views] One of the issues believed to have been discussed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, during a closed-door meeting last Tuesday was the return of millions of dollars of Nigeria’s money looted

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We’re ready to take Nigeria’s anti-corruption fight to next level – Catholic Church

The Catholic Church in Nigeria says it is ready to take its anti-corruption fight in the country to the next level, now that the church has its own television station. Patrick Alumuku, the Director, Catholic Television (CTV), said the station

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NAFDAC DG warns staff against corruption, non-challant attitude to work

Mrs Yetunde Oni, the Acting Director-Geeneral, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Tuesday warned the agency’s workers against corruption and non-challant attitude to work. “Over the years, we have battled with the devastating effects of

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Nigeria has become poor – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria has suddenly become a poor country as a result of the sharp drop in price of oil. He however said the prudent manner his administration had been handling the nation’s resources had made

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9 years later: NHRC names those involved in 2007 and 2011 electoral violence

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday named a former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, a former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Prof. Maurice Iwu, among other individual, government institutions, security agencies and their personnel, as contributors to

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Dogara under fire for saying padding not corruption

Prominent groups and individuals have berated the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, for claiming that budget padding is not an offence. Dogara, after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, said that he would

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Soyinka Calls For Imprisonment Of Corrupt Politicians

Literary Icon and Nobel laureate in  Literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka has expressed his support  for imprisonment of corrupt politicians to serve as deterrent to others. Prof. Soyinka made this call during an interview with journalists after the presentation of certificates and

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PDP leaders beg Ooni to forgive, help Omisore

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State have appealed to the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) to come to the rescue one of them and former governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore. The

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