Tag Archives: corruption

Presidential Panel Grills Magu For Alleged Diversion Of Loot, May Be Asked To Step Down

EFCC boss accused of living above his means, fraternising with corrupt persons Emefiele, finance minister to testify A presidential panel set up by President  Muhammadu Buhari on Monday grilled the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, for six hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The panel, which was inaugurated about a week ago, interrogated Magu ...

Read More »

Fighting Corruption With Machete

By Casmir Igbokwe Winning any war depends largely on the deployment of superior, sophisticated armament against the opponent. The war against corruption is not different. Rather than assemble the best weapons against the monster, Nigeria merely confronts it with a machete. This is what Transparency International (TI) has been hammering on. In its recent 2019 Corruption Perception Index, TI ranked Nigeria ...

Read More »

SERAP Seeks Public Registers For Corrupt Governors, Others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, urging him to use his good offices and leadership to: “move swiftly to develop and adopt public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials charged with and convicted of grand corruption ...

Read More »

Corruption Fuelling Insecurity In Nigeria—Forum

Citizens, civil society leaders and other stakeholders have raised “serious concerns about the escalating series of kidnappings, killings and insecurity across the country, which are clearly fuelled by years of grand corruption and impunity of perpetrators,” and stated that, “only ambitious and robust anti-corruption fight can end the insecurity in the country.” This was stated today at a townhall meeting held at ...

Read More »

Buhari’s Assets And Fight Against Corruption

Casmir Igbokwe President Muhammadu Buhari is an enigma. On May 29, 2019, he reportedly came to Eagle Square, Abuja, in specially designed 2019 Mercedes Benz S-Class S560. That was for his second term inauguration. Some reports put the worth of the car at N61 million. Some others say it’s N280 million. Whatever, this made news because many Nigerians had seen Buhari ...

Read More »