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International Civil Coalition Proffers Solution To Re-Looting Of Recovered Looted Funds

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The recent setting up of a panel to audit Nigeria’s recovered stolen asset may just be a wild goose chase if the government does not move fast to establish a national integrity trust fund to manage the multi-billion dollar assets. This is the thinking of a coalition of international civil rights...

Air Force Promotes Transparency On Procurement Process

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian air force says it is committed to promoting transparency and fighting corruption in its defense equipment procurement process. The chief of air staff marshal Sadique Abubakar said this at a joint workshop for the air force, transparency international and the civil society advocacy centre in Abuja. The workshop aims at...

Corruption In Military Hampers Insurgency Fight - Transparency International

7 months ago /
Nation 

The International anti-corruption body, Transparency International says the military graft is weakening Nigeria’s efforts to effectively battle the terrorist group, Boko Haram. In a statement by the anti-corruption body, Transparency International noted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to tackle corruption and terrorism is being hampered by the lack of transparency in...

Rwanda Fires 200 Police Officers Accused Of Corruption

10 months ago /
International News 

Rwanda's government has dismissed 200 police officers implicated in corruption, reports AP news agency. AP adds that police spokesman Theos Badege said there would be ``no mercy'' for corrupt officers.  The dismissal of the police officers was approved by a Cabinet meeting last Friday chaired by President Paul Kagame. Rwanda has been hailed...

Dasuki Did Not Steal $2.2 Billion – Jonathan

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said it was impossible for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, to have stolen $2.2 billion as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr. Dasuki, who has been in detention since December 1, 2015, was arrested by the...

Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo meets NEITI

1 year ago /
Nation 

The nigerian government says it will ensure that the independence of the nigeria extractive industry transparency international is sustained. Acting president yemi osinbajo who stated this when he received delegation of the extractive industries transparency international on monday, noted that the nigerian government was committed to the implementation of the NEITI policies. Commenting...

No Improvement In Corruption Index For Nigeria, South Africa – TI

1 year ago /
International News  Nation 

Despite the ongoing war against corruption being waged by President Muhammadu Buhari, global anti-corruption agency, Transparency International, TI, has retained Nigeria in its 136th position out of the 170 countries in its latest ranking of global corruption perception index. Chairman of TI, Jose Ugaz, who disclosed this yesterday after the anti-...

Killers Of Rwandan Anti-Corruption Activist Jailed For 20 Years

2 years ago /
International News 

Two Rwandan police officers have been jailed for 20 years for killing an anti-corruption activist who was investigating mineral smuggling from Democratic Republic of Congo.Gustave Makonene, who worked for anti-graft body, Transparency International, was found dead in July 2013 in Rubavu.The Judge, Esron Gashyende, said the two men convicted by...

New European Law May Expose Nigeria’s Corrupt Oil Deals

2 years ago /
Business and Economy  

More light is set to be shed on Nigeria’s murky oil sector as a new anti-corruption rule comes into force this week in the U.K. The UK is the first member state to implement the EU Directive on Extractive Industries, which requires detailed disclosure of a range of payments, including taxes,...

Why Goodluck Jonathan Deserves Another Chance PT II - Dr Tomi Soboyejo

2 years ago /
Nation 

Reasons President Jonathan (GOODLUCK JONATHAN) should be reconsidered and re-voted as President: PARTS 1 – 10 Part 1: Here I am not saying GOODLUCK JONATHAN is a saint or the best man for the job but his current political gladiator is not better. GOODLUCK JONATHAN has performed well in some areas,...

ICPC Joins NUC To Stamp Out Corruption In Nigerian Varsity Systems

3 years ago /
Education 

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has sought stronger regulatory powers and has directed all Universities to put in place an anti-corruption unit to help curb corruption. The commission stated this yesterday, in Abuja at the opening ceremony of a one-day seminar titled "Corruption and its effect". The seminar was jointly organised...

 

9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day 2014 - A Look At The 5 Most Corrupt Countries In The World

3 years ago /
International News 

Transparency International ranked Somalia the most corrupt country in the world in 2014(Getty) Corruption affects all countries, undermining democratic institutions, stunting economic development and contributing to governmental instability. It is the single greatest obstacle to economic and social developmental in the world. Every year, $1tn (£640m) is paid in bribes, while an...

Global Corruption Ranking: There Is No Cause To Celebrate - APC

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s main opposition party the All Progressives Congress says failure by government to properly investigate and prosecute persons found guilty of corruption is responsible for the country’s poor rating on global corruption perception index. National chairman of the party John Odigie Oyegun told journalists in Abuja this Thursday that though Nigeria...

 

Nigeria Now 39th Most Corrupt Nation In The World

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Global Corruption Watchdog, Transparency International, has ranked Nigeria as the 39th most corrupt nation in the world. According to the corruption perception index 2014 released on Wednesday, Nigeria scored 27 out of a maximum 100 marks to clinch the 136th position of the 175 countries surveyed for the report. Nigeria appeared...

Nigeria Moves Up in Global Corruption Rating Index

3 years ago /
Nation 

The resent corruption-rating index published by Transparency International on the 3rd of December shows that Nigeria has moved up 8 spots from its pervious ranking last year. Last year Nigeria ranked 144 out of the 177 countries recorded with a score of 25 over 100. This year Nigeria has moved up...

Are We Better Off Today Than We Were Before President Jonathan Assumed Office? - APC

3 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as a scorecard of failure the claims of phantom achievements by the Jonathan Administration in its almost 60 months in the saddle, saying Nigerians cannot wait to sweep away one of the worst governments to have even presided over their nation's affairsIn a...

Nigeria Is 31st Most Corrupt Nation – Transparency International

3 years ago /
International News 

The Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 released by the Transparency International, which shows that corruption remains a global phenomenon, rates 15 countries while Nigeria now ranks 31 among the most corrupt nations. The Corruption Perceptions Index 2013, according to the TI serves as a reminder that the abuse of power, secret dealings...

Reactions from Buhari's oil sector comments

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian Military Head of State Muhammadu Buhari on Monday blamed the National Assembly for allowing the oil sector to remain un-audited for eight years.

OBJ LETTER: NIGERIANS REACT

4 years ago /
Politics 

The “Obasanjo letter” has succeeded in kicking up dust which seems to never settle as the letter has set in motion a chain reaction of events across the polity. Rumours already abound that other national leaders have begun plans to follow in General Obasanjo’s footsteps. There however remains two sides to the situation. While some commend the former President for raising crucial national issues, others question his timing and motive.

Jonathan's administration under microscope following Tambuwal's corruption accusation

4 years ago /
Nation 

The bombshell dropped by the Speaker of the House of representatives, Aminu Tambuwal accusing the EFCC of corruption and the Presidency of aiding corruption has led to varying reactions across the nation.


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