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Northern governors felicitate with Obasanjo at 83

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, on Wednesday, extended their warm felicitations to Nigeria's former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday which is coming up on Thursday, March, 5.

Rafsanjani blasts Buhari for nominating ‘corrupt’ people as ministers

The Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Auwal Rafsanjani, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for including some politicians who were alleged...

We’ll tackle corruption in the judiciary, says acting CJ Tsoho

The newly sworn-in Acting Chief Judge, CJ of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has expressed his views on how anti-graft war in...

Diezani: Magu decries UK’s slow action, wants stronger ties with Interpol

The acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has decried the slow pace of action that the UK government was taking...

For us, fighting corruption is a must – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s ongoing fight against corruption is non-negotiable and “a must”. The President stated this when he received the former South...

Corruption: Buhari signs executive order on suspicious assets

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed an Executive Order on the preservation of suspicious assets connected with corruption. The Presidency disclosed this in a message...

German prosecutors seek Puigdemont extradition to Spain

Germany's federal prosecutors said Friday they have filed a formal request to extradite deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain, where he faces charges of rebellion and corruption.

Kenya’s president vows to recover stolen millions

The scale of the theft has angered many even in corruption-weary Kenya, where massive amounts of money regularly disappear with total impunity, and most citizens merely shrug it off.

Botched APC Ward Congresses, corruption at NASS may mar 2019 elections – Jega

“So, it is very, very important that we improve our systemic mechanisms of addressing violence and conflicts related to elections and in particular improving the score of internal democracy within political parties.

Nigeria has massive reputation for corruption — Trump

Mr Buhari did not object to the observation, which he had repeatedly acknowledged publicly himself, and instead showed appreciation for the support of the U.S.

VIDEO: Nigerian churches, banks more corrupt – Falana

Renowned human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has hit hard on the banks and churches as being nests of corruption, more than government institutions.

Why Obasanjo, Jonathan, others remain Buhari’s sacred cows, by Prof. Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Itse Sagay, on Saturday revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari cannot prosecute former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, despite wide spread accusations of corruption hanging on the necks of these former leaders.

Dangote cancels plans to build cement factory in Kenya, says Kenyans more corrupt than Nigerians

Speaking on his breakfast show in a local FM station, Jeff shared a private conversation he had with Dangote when he attended the billionaire’s daughter’s wedding in Nigeria last month.

Query over CCT boss: Dent on Magu’s credibility or anti-corruption war?

The recent query issued by the Federal Government to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu over the...

Corruption still at high-level in Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday, said there is still high-level corruption in the country, noting that “we cannot continue with...

‘Corruption fighting back’, reinstated NHIS boss cries out

The recently reinstated Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme,NHIS, Yusuf Usman, on Thursday, accused corrupt individuals of trying to deter him from...

How Buhari has lowered the bar of governance, by Farooq Kperogi

People who say I am too hard on President Buhari like to point out that I am expecting too much from him and that...

$2.20bn arms deal: Zuma asks prosecutors to drop graft charges

South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday it had received arguments from President Jacob Zuma on why he should not be prosecuted...

Corruption settlements exceed $106bn – Saudi prosecutor

Settlements from an anti-corruption campaign in Saudi Arabia has exceeded 106 billion dollars, Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said on Tuesday. According to a statement by...

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed ‘released’ from detention

Prominent Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released after more than two months of detention on allegations of corruption, according to a...

Brazil’s Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption, dealing a body blow to his hopes of running...

Mustapha Sani to Babangida Aliyu: Face your corruption cases in court

The Senator representing Niger South, Mustapha Sani has called on the former Governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu and his cohorts to busy themselves...

Joseph Daudu’s absence stalls Dasuki’s trial

The trial of ex-National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki at Federal High Court, Abuja, was stalled on Wednesday due to the absence of the...

Kano anti-graft agency recovers N1bn in 2017‎

Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission on Friday said it had recovered N1 billion in cash and properties from corruption related cases...

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