News - Whistle Blowers

Saraki Expresses Worry Over Return Of Looted Funds

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Senate president Bukola Saraki is disturbed that Nigeria is finding it difficult to convince other countries to return funds looted from the country. The senate president said the difficulties are as  a result  of the  poor handling of recovered funds; which he reiterated are often stolen again by Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies. Bukola...

Falana, Ribadu Knock Whistle Blower Policy

1 month ago /
Nation 

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has accused  the Nigerian government of paying lip service to the implementation of the whistle blower policy of its anti-corruption war. Speaking at a summit on harnessing the whistleblowing opportunity in Nigeria, Falana wondered why the policy is not operated in the twenty-two states run by the all progressives...

EFCC Disburses N4million To Whistle Blowers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Head of EFCC zonal office in Kano Adamuhamisu says the whistle-blower policy is working as four million naira has been disbursed to beneficiaries for disclosures of corrupt practices.. Hamisu said the commission has already launched a manhunt for ex-chairman presidential taskforce on pension reforms Abdulrasheed Maina. In a related development, operatives of customs...

Senate Passes Whistle Blowers Bill

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate on Wednesday passed the whistle blowers protection bill which makes provision for stringent punishment for those who give false disclosure. If signed into law the bill will help protect the lives of people who volunteer to give information on corrupt practices. In 2016 the federal government introduced a whistle...

Melaye’s certificate: CSNAC petitions SFU, alleges fraud, forgery

8 months ago /
Education 

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has urged the Commissioner of Police, Special Fraud Unit to commence investigation into an alleged forgery and fraud in the scandal relating to Senator Dino Melaye’s graduation from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In a petition forwarded to the SFU with a copy made available...

Senate Throws Out Anti-Social Media Bill

1 year ago /
Nation 

In a move that will endear it to the populace, the Senate has thrown out the Frivolous Petitions (Prohibition, etc) bill 2015. The Senate took the decision on Tuesday, during consideration of the report of its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters which recommended for the withdrawal of the...

2015 Polls: EFCC States Its Stand On The Forthcoming Elections

2 years ago /
Nation 

It is another season of politics. With the general elections fast approaching, politicians of all hue are traversing the country in desperate bid to woo the electorates for their votes. Such is the beauty of democracy, which is founded on healthy contest with the electorate as the ultimate decider. Unfortunately, not...

Lamorde Advises Journalists Against Selective Reporting

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde has charged the media to improve the current narrative on the Commission by paying attention to all cases being investigated or prosecuted by the EFCC. Lamorde who spoke at the opening of a one day workshop on Effective...

Who monitors how Anti- Corruption Network raise and spend funds?

3 years ago /
Nation 

Civil Society groups and NGO’s focused on good governance have been instrumental to uncovering fraud and corruption in public offices in Nigeria.