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ICPC does not spend recovered funds – Chairman, Owasanoye

The revenue generating agencies of the government have taken solace and pleasure in diverting government’s money, taking care of frivolous expenditure and making provision in audited accounts that are fictitious in nature. The 2021 budget is to the deficit of N6 trillion, government cannot continue this way

Nigeria ranked among worst governed countries in the World

The CGGI explained that the ranking came during the COVID-19 pandemic, which exposed the strengths and weaknesses in institutions, laws, and leadership in countries as governance decides the success of these countries.

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,

Corruption: Nigeria drops on Transparency’s corruption index, now second most corrupt in W’Africa

Transparency International said the interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic gave room for corruption to thrive in countries with weak systems.

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,”

Corruption, insecurity, economic hardship, threat to Nigeria’s democracy — Obi

The Ex-VP Candidate also lamented what he described as a horrible spate of insecurity in Nigeria, fuelled by the economic woes prevalent in the nation. Obi argued that if the economic conditions in the country improved, there would be lesser security threats in the country, thus strengthening the nation’s democracy.

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...

Magu, a liability to the image of Nigeria and Federal Government’s Anti-Corruption war – COPA

It is imperative for the public to recall that acting on an indicting report from the Department of Secret Service (DSS) on corrupt practices against Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the 8th National Assembly had refused to confirm his nomination as substantive Chairman of the EFCC, and most public opinion at the time from objective quatres called for the replacement of Mr. Magu as EFCC Chairman, a legislative and public outcry that was curiously ignored by Mr. President, and which is most regrettable today as Mr. Magu’s leadership has continued to be dogged and blighted by allegations of corruption.

Corruption: FG recovers over n800bn, secured 1,400 convictions

President Muhammadu Buhari says the anti-corruption fight of his administration has continued to yield more positive results. He...

15 Ministers, 35 Nigerian governors, others allegedly purchase Dubai properties with public funds

According to the report, Politically Exposed Persons under scrutiny by anti-graft agencies are seeking new ways to hide their ill-gotten wealth by...

Saudi Arabia detains 298 public officials in new corruption probes

Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the detention of hundreds of government officials, including military and security officers, on charges involving bribery and...

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Policeman shot by suspected kidnappers is buried in Ekiti

the late police inspector was survived by an 80-year old mother, Mrs Olubiyo Abiola, a young wife and four female children, who are all in primary schools.

CSOs blast NASS over embarrassing leaking roof, flood during sitting

“It would be helpful for the NASS to review maintenance expenditure budgets over years to see exactly why the complex has been so badly maintained that it now requires the level of refurbishment that is being contemplated.”

N895.8bn Supplementary Budget scales second reading in Senate

“It has become necessary to prepare the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill considering the urgent need to make provision for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.