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Buhari In Tears Over Prevailing Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply worried over corruption cases linked to his ministers, associates and the general rating of his first tenure with regards to corruption perception, AljazirahNigeria has learned. By Chidozie Ogbonnaya Despite winning re-election in the February 23

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No Going Back on War Against Corruption -Buhari

BY CHIDOZIE  OGBONNAYA and JONATHAN IPAA  President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to fight on in his resolve to tackle corruption head-on. The president stated this Monday at the training on corruption risk assessment for heads of anti corruption agencies in

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Falana Urges Nigerians To Lead Fight Against Corruption, Impunity

A human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has called on Nigerians to champion the fight against corruption, bad governance and impunity toward heralding a new and progressive Nigeria. Falana made the call on Thursday in Lagos at the 3rd Lagos Professionals’ Week,

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Corruption, Nigeria’s Major Problem – Osinbajo

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo said on Tuesday that corruption remained the major challenge of Nigeria, saying the country was lucky to have President Muhammadu Buhari as the nation’s leader. Mr Osinbajo stated this in Bauchi when he paid a courtesy

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2019: Atiku Must Face Corruption, Integrity Test – APC

The All Progress Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot prevent its candidates being put through the corruption and integrity test. The APC stated this in a statement by its publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, on Thursday. The party

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Osinbajo Blasts Pastors For Failing To Preach Against Corruption

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has berated gospel preachers for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war by failing to preach against the scourge. Speaking at the 30th National Biennial Conference of the Students Christian Movement (SCM) of

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Boko Haram Undefeated Because Of Corruption In FG, Military – Ribadu Blasts

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, says corruption in the federal government and the Nigerian military is the reason the Boko Haram insurgency has not been totally crushed. He stated this in Abuja on

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$50bn Illegally Leaves Africa Annually – UN

United Nation, UN, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the international community to take action against the flow of illegal funds, money-laundering and tax evasion, which cost Africa 50 billion dollars every year. Guterres, who made the appeal in Addis

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Serving Governor Arrested For Corruption In Kenya

A county governor in Kenya has been arrested on corruption charges, an official at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) told newsmen on Wednesday. Kenya’s top prosecutor, Noordin Haji on Tuesday ordered that Sospeter Ojaamong, the governor of Busia County, face

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FG Revs Up Fight Against Corruption, Seeks UN Support

Joel Ajayi Abuja The Federal Government has set up an inter-agency Presidential Committee on Asset Recovery (PCAR) as part of its efforts to strengthen the ongoing fight against corruption, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said.

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