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Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia
Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped E...

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

26th January 2020 We need an answer to give African children and young people when they ask us, “Why is there so much stealing going on?” and “Why do our civil servants and politicians keep on looting public resources?” They deserve to be answered not only because they are going to have to... read more »

The Idiot Class of Nigeria
The Idiot Class of Nigeria

The Idiot Class of Nigeria

10th October 2019 We can look around us at the type of society that different nations have created for themselves and come up with a general evaluation of the thinking of either the majority of the citizens there, or at least of the “critical mass”, those whose thinking style has... read more »

Poor Procurement Processes, Corruption Causes Educational Deficit in Lagos, Says Banwo
Poor Procurement Processes, Corruption C...

Poor Procurement Processes, Corruption Causes Educational Deficit in Lagos,...

A consultant, Mr Kolawole Banwo has said facilities in Lagos schools remained dilapidated as a result of poor procurement processes and corrupt contracting of educational projects. He made this known during two days stakeholders’ forum on Progressive Taxation in Lagos State organised by Human... read more »

Lagos Assembly Moves Against Ambode, Begins Probe Of N45bn Buses
Lagos Assembly Moves Against Ambode, Beg...

Lagos Assembly Moves Against Ambode, Begins Probe Of N45bn Buses

The Lagos State House Assembly on Tuesday has set-up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by the administration of former governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state. The House stated this during a plenary that it was important to investigate the purchase of the 820 buses out of the... read more »

Protest as EFCC Allegedly Raids Ambode’s House in Epe
Protest as EFCC Allegedly Raids Ambode’s...

Protest as EFCC Allegedly Raids Ambode’s House in Epe

Epe Residents in Lagos State on Tuesday protested as EFCC operatives raided the house of the former Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, has confirmed the development to the media. As at the time of filing the story, his house is currently being searched including... read more »

No Account of Mine Has 9.9BN, I Served with Integrity - Ambode

No Account of Mine Has 9.9BN, I Served with Integrity – Ambode

The former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had... read more »

We'll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

We’ll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

…. Laments diversion of N2bn SME funds Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said his administration would partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission... read more »

Nigeria: Ministership for Sale - Up to N2.5b Per Slot, by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Ministership for Sale – Up to N2.5b Per Slot, by Farooq Kperogi

except for a few ministerial nominations, every other post was literally auctioned off to the highest bidder. I declined to comment on the ministerial list Buhari sent to the Senate for... read more »

Put Anti-corruption Commitments into Practice - Transparency International Urges African Govts.

Put Anti-corruption Commitments into Practice – Transparency International Urges Afr...

Transparency International has urged government of Africa counties to put anti-corruption commitments into practice through investigation , prosecution and sanction of all reported cases of... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with Sambo as NHIS boss

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with Sambo as N...

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo to replace Usman Yusuf as the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). A statement from the federal... read more »