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Witness reveals how he handed over $15.8 million to ex-governor Suswam at his Abuja residence

EFCC is prosecuting the former governor alongside his then Commissioner for Finance, Omadachi Oklobia, for allegedly diverting N9.79 billion belonging to Benue State.

Nigeria’s poor corruption rating by TI not true reflection of anti-graft war —Lai Mohammed

There is a need to understand why scores for this assessment have not been recorded for Nigeria for the past two years, which has had the effect of reducing Nigeria’s cumulative score and ranking relative to countries with those scores included in their CPI for both years,

Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign questionable as he fails to assent Federal Audit Bill since Jan 2019

“It is sad that the agencies which refused to attend the public hearing on the bill went to prevail on the President not to sign it into law. It is more disheartening that the National Assembly lacked the courage to override the President,”

Maina extradited to Nigeria from Niger Republic

Standard Daily Times had in recent times reported how Maina's surety, Senator Ali Ndume was remanded in Kuje correctional facility over his failure to present Maina.

Again, Fani-Kayode’s absence stalls his trial

The defence counsel, Wale Balogun, however, opposed the application, stating that it was on record that the matter has been on in court for four years, with the defendant attending all the proceedings, except on a few instances due to medical reasons stating that the defendant’s absence at the October adjourned date was due to the curfew, imposed in Lagos State by the state government due to the EndSARS protest.

Corruption: Buhari Seeks Reps approval to freeze accounts, clampdown on money launderers

Recall that assent to the same Bill , was denied by President Buhari in 2019, worsening the tiff between the National Assembly and the Executive.

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila for concealing reports on corruption probe

The outcomes and reports of the public hearings and corruption probes have remained secret and the allegations unresolved

HEDA urges ICPC to probe alleged corruption in Asaba technical college

HEDA said it received calls from one Mr. Ameh Joseph Eche, who informed the group that he had written a petition since last year to the commission demanding an investigation into the prevailing corrupt practices at the federal college in Delta State.

Worry more about Magu than interim report, Salami tells Shittu

Ayo Salami, head of the Presidential panel probing Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has...

Presidential panel asks Buhari to fire, prosecute Magu for corruption

The presidential panel probing Mallam Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has recommended his...

Alleged N1.08bn corruption scandal hits DMO

…Office operating on temporary files, fake documents …Staff claim estacodes of oversea, local trips not embarked on

Corruption: SERAP cautions World Bank over disbursement of $114.28M COVID-19 credit for Nigeria

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged World Bank to encourage the Federal Government and 36 state governments on the...

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Update: Baba Ijesha arraigned for alleged sexual assault, attempted rape of minor

the actor sexually assaulted the minor in 2013 when she was seven years’ old by using his private part and a key to rub the private part of the minor.

FEC approves resumption of FCT N1trn land swap initiative launched by Jonathan

some amendments were made to the original form of the initiative by establishing a legal framework to protect all parties.

You must end insurgency, banditry, others — Reps tell new Army Chief

Let me assure you that the Joint Committees on Defence and Army will be thorough, transparent and sincere in the conduct of this screening. We owe this to Nigerians as their representatives. Consequently, we seek your cooperation as we embark on this constitutional legislative process”.

Breaking: Nigeria’s inflation rate slows to 17.93% in May

The food inflation also reduced to 22.28 percent in May from 22.72 in April.