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Senator Ike Ekweremadu who is the deputy Senate president has reportedly challenged the power of the Federal High Court in Abuja over call to grant interim ownership of his 22 properties to the Federal Government.
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There are strong indications that the federal government is compiling fresh names of people alleged to have looted the nation’s treasury. The fresh lists may also include names of former governors, ministers, senators and bankers.
Speaking at a procurement retreat for chief executives/accounting officers of public agencies, the EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, warned the CEOs to stick strictly to the 2017 budget in the award of contracts or face prosecution.
The chairman of Daar communication, Raymond Dokpesi, through his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, said his name should be immediately retracted from the FG's looters' list or Lai Mohammed will face a N5 billion law suit.
The secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged the EFCC to use advocacy campaigns to change the mind-sets of individuals working in organisations who could not do without engaging in corrupt practices.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) which is the UK anti-money laundering unit has been accused of ordering the transfer of $875 million to Dan Etete, a former minister of oil in the infamous Malabu oil scandal.
Brazil’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who served as president between 2003 and 2011, will be sent to jail while he appeals against a 12-year corruption conviction.
The commissioner of police in Imo state, Chris Ezike, has detained three policemen attached to the anti-cultism unit of the command for allegedly threatening to frame some journalists and collecting a N10,000 bribe from them.
Following the discovery of more than 80,000 ghost officers discovered in the police payroll, a group is seeking investigation into the discovery. The group is calling on President Buhari to order the investigation.
The PDP, Oyo state chapter, has described as outright falsehood and fabrication the inclusion of the name of a former governor of the state, Ladoja, in the list of alleged treasury looters recently released by the government.
A former permanent secretary, Godknows Igali, has claimed that his name was smuggled into the list of alleged looters recently released by the federal government. Igali said his name was dragged in the list at the last minute.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has described the ‘looters list’ recently published by the Federal Government as selective and politicised and demanded its withdrawal with immediate effect.
But as Nigerians feel the positive and negative impact of the weather conditions without any recourse, why is it impossible for all Nigerians to reap from and enjoy the products and benefits that accrue from innumerable natural
The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has sent a message of encouragement to his constituents and supporters to remain calm over the Motion Ex-parte for assets forfeiture filed against him by the presidency.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the minister of communication, Adebayo Shittu, over allegations of corruption leveled against him by his former media aide.
The executive secretary of the Nigerian Import Promotion Council (NIPC), Yewande Sadiku, has been instructed by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, to return an unremitted N477 million to the FG's coffers.
A Nigerian anti-corruption youth group, the Creative Youth Initiative Against Corruption (CYIAC), has emerged the winner of the Innovative Category of the first United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action Awards.
Responding to the allegations in an interview with Tribune newspaper published recently, Adebayo Shittu described his former aide as “a man who does not have a modicum of humility, of patience and of good manners.”
Senator Ike Ekweremadu has reportedly sold two of his three properties in Kissimmee, Florida, United States of America according to Sahara Reporters. It was reported that the Senate president sold them to avoid seizure.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that the federal government has given him and some other lawyers the go ahead to go after foreign banks that colluded with Nigerian officials to hold the country’s loot.
Some heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) have allegedly raised serious allegation against some federal lawmakers saying they were demanding bribes from them as condition for passing their budgets.