Nigeria Corruption

FG keeps mum as controversy brews over whereabouts of N305billion budgeted for fighting Boko Haram

FG keeps mum as controversy brews over whereabouts of N305billion budgeted for fighting Boko Haram

FG keeps mum as controversy brews over whereabouts of N305billion budgeted for fighting Boko Haram
Group gives Buhari, FG 7-days to begin probe, publish report on security vote spending by governors

Group gives Buhari, FG 7-days to begin probe, publish report on security vote spending by governors

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.

Group gives Buhari, FG 7-days to begin probe, publish report on security vote spending by governors
3 years that would have been devoted to tackling issues affecting Nigerians were wasted on malicious prosecution - Saraki

3 years that would have been devoted to tackling issues affecting Nigerians were wasted on malicious prosecution - Saraki

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.

3 years that would have been devoted to tackling issues affecting Nigerians were wasted on malicious prosecution - Saraki
Just in: Saraki has no case to answer before CCT - Supreme Court dismisses charges against him

Just in: Saraki has no case to answer before CCT - Supreme Court dismisses charges against him

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.

Just in: Saraki has no case to answer before CCT - Supreme Court dismisses charges against him
My successors dare not return stolen assets to looters - Buhari

My successors dare not return stolen assets to looters - Buhari

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.

My successors dare not return stolen assets to looters - Buhari
Breaking: House of Reps rejects FG’s plan to share recovered Abacha loot

Breaking: House of Reps rejects FG’s plan to share recovered Abacha loot

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.

Breaking: House of Reps rejects FG’s plan to share recovered Abacha loot
Anti-corruption fight: Obaseki, Okonjo-Iweala mobilise support for President Buhari

Anti-corruption fight: Obaseki, Okonjo-Iweala mobilise support for President Buhari

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.

Anti-corruption fight: Obaseki, Okonjo-Iweala mobilise support for President Buhari
Jonathan's cousin loses court case against EFCC in alleged $40 million fraud

Jonathan's cousin loses court case against EFCC in alleged $40 million fraud

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.

Jonathan's cousin loses court case against EFCC in alleged $40 million fraud
Court denies Dasuki’s request for N5bn damages

Court denies Dasuki’s request for N5bn damages

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.

Court denies Dasuki’s request for N5bn damages
Corruption may eat up more than 30% of Nigeria's GDP - Obasanjo

Corruption may eat up more than 30% of Nigeria's GDP - Obasanjo

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

Corruption may eat up more than 30% of Nigeria's GDP - Obasanjo
Special anti-corruption courts deliver judgments in 324 cases, strikes out 12 in 6 months - NJC

Special anti-corruption courts deliver judgments in 324 cases, strikes out 12 in 6 months - NJC

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.

Special anti-corruption courts deliver judgments in 324 cases, strikes out 12 in 6 months - NJC
Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments

Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments

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.

Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments
Corruption investigation: Court rules in EFCC, ICPC favour

Corruption investigation: Court rules in EFCC, ICPC favour

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.

Corruption investigation: Court rules in EFCC, ICPC favour
DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds

DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds

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.

DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds
Why FG is to blame for corruption in the country - Femi Falana

Why FG is to blame for corruption in the country - Femi Falana

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.

Why FG is to blame for corruption in the country - Femi Falana
Court fixes date to deliver judgment in Dasuki’s N5bn suit against FG

Court fixes date to deliver judgment in Dasuki’s N5bn suit against FG

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).

Court fixes date to deliver judgment in Dasuki’s N5bn suit against FG
Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project

Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project

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.

Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project
Ex senator blasts lawmakers over alteration of 2018 budget, says NASS members are the most corrupt people in Nigeria

Ex senator blasts lawmakers over alteration of 2018 budget, says NASS members are the most corrupt people in Nigeria

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.

Ex senator blasts lawmakers over alteration of 2018 budget, says NASS members are the most corrupt people in Nigeria
ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws corruption charge against Buhari's appointee

ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws corruption charge against Buhari's appointee

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.

ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws corruption charge against Buhari's appointee
Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102m

Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102m

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.

Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102m
FG meets with UK, US officials over $500m Abacha loot, receives $370 million stashed in Switzerland

FG meets with UK, US officials over $500m Abacha loot, receives $370 million stashed in Switzerland

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.

FG meets with UK, US officials over $500m Abacha loot, receives $370 million stashed in Switzerland
EFCC arraigns 5 persons over diversion of $4m donation to Nigeria for healthcare

EFCC arraigns 5 persons over diversion of $4m donation to Nigeria for healthcare

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.

EFCC arraigns 5 persons over diversion of $4m donation to Nigeria for healthcare
Former chief of Air Force to forfeit N2.2 billion to FG

Former chief of Air Force to forfeit N2.2 billion to FG

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.

Former chief of Air Force to forfeit N2.2 billion to FG
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