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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 w...

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 frozen certain accounts linked to him. Saying he deserved rest with his family and loved ones without the... read more »

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

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 (EFCC) to combat graft, including recovering funds looted from the state treasury. AbdulRazaq said corruption... read more »

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

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

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 two reasons: I was deeply distraught by what I heard about the process that produced it and I wanted to... 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 NHIS boss

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... read more »

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declaration Fraud by Farooq Kperogi

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declaration Fraud by Farooq Kper...

Buhari’s asset declaration fraud is more damning than Onnoghen’s, yet it is Onnoghen who has been illegally “suspended” and pilloried in the media. In this piece I’ll show you... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, based on a petition submitted... read more »

Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari...

Mrs. Amina Zakari just said to the BBC, “I’m not [Buhari’s] niece.” That’s flat-out mendacious. And it puts a huge question mark on her honesty, probity, and trustworthiness. A person who... read more »