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Corruption: Inadequate data, cause of Nigeria’s poor rating by TI – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that Nigeria’s poor corruption rating by Transparency International is due to inadequate data.

Guru Maharaj ji: Why public officers, others should swear by Ogun, other gods

Satguru Maharaj ji, founder of One Love Family advocates using traditional gods in oath swearing ceremonies to end corruption in Nigeria

Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial.

ICPC clears Lagos commissioner of corruption allegations

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has cleared Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, of corruption allegation.

Archbishop Kaigama tells corrupt leaders to repent

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, has advised corrupt Nigerian leaders and government officials to take advantage of the new year by repenting from their corrupt practices.

Corruption as an Enterprise in Nigeria

Corruption As An Enterprise In Nigeria – Both the American Heritage Dictionary (1981) and the Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary (2010) described corruption as an act of being corrupt.

Corruption and Nigeria’s Uncertain Future

As we look into our uncertain future, its uncertainty is compounded by the disturbing conduct of Nigeria’s political elites. At this point in time, it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to differentiate between politics and criminality in Nigeria.

Legal battle to secure Orji Kalu’s release starts today 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos  south west Nigeria will today commence the hearing of application filed by team of lawyers on behalf of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu to secure his release.

Exam malpractice saga: Why court discharged, acquitted Adeleke  

Former Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke was on Friday discharged and acquitted by the Federal High Court in Abuja because the Federal Government withdrew charges against him in an alleged examination malpractice saga.

Corruption: CACOL commends ICPC monitoring team

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has given a pat on the back to the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye

SERAP slams move to give immunity to legislators

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the passing of a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption.”

Cleric charges religious, traditional leaders to join anti-corruption war

Religious and traditional leaders across the country have been called upon to join the fight against corruption by advocating a behavioural change approach in their respective communities.

Kwara NYSC Coordinator charges youths against corruption

The NYSC Coordinator in Kwara, Mrs Esther Ikupolati, has urged Corps members and youths in general to shun any act of corruption in all their endeavours.

What Rwanda’s Chief Justice says on corruption

Rwanda's Chief Justice Faustin Ntezilyayo on Thursday said there was need for concrete actions to plug loopholes in the fight against corruption in the country's justice sector.

NYSC members to walk against corruption

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim says no fewer than 37,000 corps members nationwide are expected to stage a road walk against corruption on Friday.

Meet 6 Nigerian ex-governors who have been to prison

Political corruption is, unfortunately, a persistent phenomenon in Nigeria. In 2012, Nigeria was estimated to have lost over $400 billion to corruption since independence.

Education: ActionAid Nigeria, ICPC, CSOs decry decay in sector

ActionAid Nigeria has called on Nigerians to collectively work in truth, trust and transparency in the fight against corruption to salvage the nation’s educational system.

Accounting profession not for corrupt people – ANAN Chairman

Mr Sunday Olaoye, the Chairman, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Osun Branch, says the accounting profession is not meant for corrupt people.

ICPC charges Nigerians on war against corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday urged Nigerians to fight corruption for better society and success of the next generations.

Kashamu lauds Buhari over Adoke’s arrest

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State during the 2019 general election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the arrest of the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohmammed Adoke (SAN), by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Sagay backs Magu’s appointment as EFCC chair

Professor Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.

Corruption: Zambian president’s ex-spokesperson arrested

Zambian authorities have arrested the president’s former press aide for corruption.

Ganduje cautions new commissioners against corruption

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Tuesday charged the 20 newly appointed commissioners, to be honest, sincere and shun all corrupt practices as the present administration has zero-tolerance for corruption.

Corruption: Immigration boss cautions officers

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Muhammad Babandede has warned officers and men of the service to shun corruption and deliver selfless service to the nation.

Anti-corruption war: NASS will support EFCC, ICPC – Lawan

President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday that the National Assembly would provide the necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption.

Customs officers cautioned against corruption

Mr Augustine Chidi, Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has charged officers and men of the Niger Area Command of the service to shun corrupt practices and uphold the virtues of probity and accountability in the discharge of their duties.

There is still corruption but it has gone down – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itsey Sagay says the Federal Government has recovered billions from corrupt Nigerians in the past four and half years.

Anti-graft war: EFCC, Indian Govt. to increase collaboration

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Indian government have agreed to pull more of their energies together in the fight against corruption and economic crimes in Nigeria and India.

SERAP to A-G Malami: Time for public register of corrupt governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to develop public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials convicted of grand corruption since the return of democracy in 1999.

Anti-corruption: No going back says Nigerian Govt

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment towards the fight against corruption, saying there is no going back on the war against corruption in the country.

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