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    Metro $500m bribe: Nigerian oil mogul Aliyu Abubakar faces trial in Italy - PM News

    An Italian judge has ordered a Nigerian businessman, Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar to stand trial for alleged international corruption relating to a Nigeria oil graft case involving Eni and Shell, a judicial source and his lawyer said on Wednesday. Milan prosecutors allege that Abubakar, a reclusive...
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    Politics BREAKING: Maina arrives court on wheelchair - Daily Trust

    Former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has been wheeled into the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is facing charges of money laundering. Read more:
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    Metro Foreign auctioneers invited as EFCC plans sale of Diezani’s N14.4bn jewellery, houses - LIB

    Internationally certified auctioneers have been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) ahead of the planned auction of $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewellery, recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. Recall that in September 2019, a...
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    Politics SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari is suppressing own govt’s anti-corruption war - Premium Times

    By his refusal to assent or reject a crucial audit bill passed by the country’s legislature several months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari is jeopardising measures aimed at improving financial accountability and transparency among government officials and organisations. Read more
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    Business EXPOSED: How NBET MD raked in millions through ‘fraudulent contracts’ – TheCable

    Marilyn Amobi, managing director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity trading Plc (NBET), fraudulently paid at least N2 billion to two power generating companies, documents obtained by Leaks NG have shown. The documents also revealed that Amobi, who was made the substantive MD of NBET in July 2016...
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    Metro Nepotism is corruption, US Embassy says – Tribune Online

    The United States Embassy in Nigeria has pointed out that corruption is not limited to diversion of funds but includes a wide range of other infractions, among which is nepotism. In a Facebook post it made on Friday, the US … Read more via Tribune Online – Get More...
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    Politics Making excuses for corruption: The unholy alliance between religious leaders, political elite – Vanguard News

    THE Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, that each time he attempts to sack a government official who is “found to be corrupt”, a mixture of religious, political and business leaders call him to “beg” and to ask him … Read more via Vanguard...
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    Bola Tinubu, The Jagaban Of Lagos Politics By Jadesola Oshin

    This article seeks to call attention to the prevalent principle of godfatherism in Nigerian politics using the recent Ambode vs Sanwo- Olu's Saga as a case study. Godfatherism and political conflict are equivalent to mentoring, sponsoring and supporting a particular political aspirant. In a...
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    Metro Corruption: Why government is losing the war – Vanguard News

    CORRUPTION is described by Wikipedia as a form of dishonesty or criminal activity undertaken by a person or organisation entrusted with a position of authority... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    EFCC Secures 603 Convictions In Three Years – Sahara Reporters

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured 603 convictions in three years. The agency also claimed that it has altered the narrative of the fight against corruption in Nigeria through aggressive tracing and recovery of stolen assets. The commission, in a statement...
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    Buharimeter: Nigerians rate Buhari low on corruption, security, economy – Poll – Premium Times

    Despite scoring itself high on its achievements in the past three years, a new poll conducted ‘amongst 4,000 Nigerians’ has rated President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance below average. Last Friday, the presidency in a document made available to PREMIUM TIMES scored Mr Buhari’s government high...
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    REVEALED: In Seven Years, Only 10 of 177 Grand Corruption Cases Led To Convictions– Sahara Reporters

    Only 10 of the 177 grand corruption cases across the country between 2000 and 2017 have resulted in convictions, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said. Releasing a report on corruption cases in Nigeria and how … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Archbishop Chukwuma accuses Nigerian govt of corruption as Ekweme’s medical funds - Dailypost

    Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has raised concerns over the bills for the burial of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. Bishop Chukwuma, who is known as the counsellor to the Ekwueme family said the family is yet to get a refund …...
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    AGF, Anti-Corruption Agencies Rivalry Hinders Corruption War – Falan – Leadership Newspaper

    Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has identified rivalry between the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and anti-graft agencies as one of the hindrances to the current war against corruption in Nigeria. Falana, who stated this at the “2nd …...
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    Metro How Ex-NEMA Boss Sani Sidi, 7 Other Directors Looted Billions - Presidency - PM Express

    As the controversy trailing the suspension of seven staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) by the agency’s governing board continues to generate varied reactions, details of how the indicted officials misappropriated sums totaling over a billion naira, about $284,000 and...
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    Politics How We Recovered N2.4bn, $115,000 From Ex-Chief Of Air Staff – EFCC – Leadership Nigeria Newspaper

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigation officer, Tosin Owobo yesterday narrated to the Federal High Court in Lagos how the anti-graft agency allegedly recovered N2.4 billion and $115,000 from former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Owobo, a prosecution...
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    Politics Ekweremadu accuses Buhari’s aide, ex-chief judge of theft – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla, of stealing and manipulating his will. Mr. Ekweremadu in a statement on Monday said Mr. Obono-Obla in connivance with a former Chief Judge of Enugu State...
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    Metro Civil Servant Earning 500k Monthly Acquires 86 Cars, 4 Abuja Houses And Quarry Plant In One Year

    The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has ordered that 86 luxury vehicles, together with four houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah, be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government. The luxury vehicles were allegedly...
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    Politics Why corruption trials of 16 ex-governors linger in Nigerian courts since 2007 – Premium...

    The trial of former Nigerian governors for offences bordering on corruption and money laundering may continue to linger in different high courts in the country as a result of unending appeals and other submissions by the defendants. A copy of the compiled list of all the high … via Premium...
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    Politics Nigeria: Corruption Will Reduce When More Women Hold Govt Positions - Ezekwesili

    A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, on Tuesday said corruption will reduce if more women are given opportunity to occupy government positions. She gave the advice at a lecture organised by HID Awolowo Foundation in Victoria Island, Lagos. The lecture had as its theme: “Ethical...