The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), on Wednesday, July 11, called on the federal government to begin probe and prosecution of all state governors over alleged stealing of security votes.
Senate president, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the Supreme Court judgement clearing him of all charges saying he is happy he has been vindicated. Saraki in a statement on Friday, July 6 claimed his trial was politically motivated.
Nigeria's apex court, the Supreme Court, has upheld the appeal of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and discharged him of the remaining three charges against him in the case of false declaration of assets, instituted by the CCT.
President Muhammadu Buhari said in Abuja on Wednesday, July 4, that the world would see if his successors would return the loots and assets recovered by his administration from those who looted the nation’s treasury.
The House of Representatives has rejected the plan by the federal government to share the recovered $322m Abacha loot to the poor. The lawmakers also questioned how the government plans to determine which families are the poorest.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state and former coordinating minister of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, have made a strong case for Nigerians to support the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari to stamp out corruption.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Monday, July 2, dismissed the fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted by Mr Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, against the EFCC.
The N5bn damage sought by the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) over his continued detention by the Department of State Services (DSS) has been denied by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday, June 29, in Lagos, expressed worry that if not adequately dealt with corruption will eat up more than 30 per cent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, eventually
NJC's spokesperson, Soji Oye, said the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, had in November 2017 inaugurated the committee to determine the causes of slow pace of corruption and financial crimes cases.
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the case of former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye, to October 18. The development follows the recent appointment of judges by President Buhari.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have been affirmed by a court as having the right to investigate any Nigerian.
Staff members of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of funds by the director-general of the commission, Prof Jidere Bala.
Femi Falana has blamed the federal government and some foreign collaborators for the reported high level of corruption, money laundering, fraud and other crime in the country. He said there is a fault in the national value.
The Federal High Court in Abuja will on Monday, July 2 deliver judgment on the propriety or otherwise of the two and a half years long detention of the immediate-past national security adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
In a more elaboration detail, Tracka.ng in an infograph titled, '2017 unspecified projects in Kaduna state', listed various projects which funds have been released for execution in Kaduna Central - Sani's constituency.
Members of the National Assembly have been described as the most corrupt people in Nigeria, by a former member of the Assembly, Senator Femi Okurounmu. The former lawmaker made the assertion in a chat with newsmen in Abeokuta.
The ICPC had accused NDDC and Nsima Ekere of refusing to honour invitation and request for documents in relation to the construction of Umuihe-Odo-Umuanya road, Umuahia South local government area of Abia state.
The destruction was supervised by the director general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye and the Area Controller, Mohammed Aliyu. He said the destruction was legal.
AGF Malami has met with US and UK government officials over the of $500 million Abacha loot frozen by the US government. The AGF also another $370 million Abacha loot had finally been returned by the Swiss government.
Five persons have been docked before an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama, by the EFCC, for alleged complicity in the fraudulent diversion of about $4million of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Nigeria.
In his ruling at the Federal High Court, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun made an interim order forfeiting to the Federal Government the total sum of N2, 244,500,000 found and recovered by the commission from Amosu.