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#Corruption: Buhari seeks stiffer sanctions for corrupt persons

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the sanctions of jail terms for illicit financial flow was no longer sufficient to fight the menace. President Buhari who stated this while delivering a speech on “Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance” at the Peace Forum, in Paris, France, said stringent actions should be taken against perpetrators of illicit ...

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February 21, 2017 His Excellency President of the Senate, National Assembly Complex, Three Arms Zone, Abuja NIGERIANS DEMAND IMMEDIATE ACTION ON TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION The National Assembly is an important arm in the triangular governance structure of Nigeria. As the arm of government responsible for making laws for the country, and following up ...

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The President has no constitutional mandate to probe #corruption

Let us think of the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate as, like a co-pilot. His hands are on the same lever with the president of the senate, navigating the nation through the storms of nation-build. That is right: nation-building does not happen at the executive office, it happens in the chambers of the nation’s legislative houses. This is a ...

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Is anything wrong with Nigeria?

By Iorter Peter Asking the right ques­tion is critically im­portant. Think of how important it is for a police detective to ask the right question; what about a physician? For a research­er, every finding that follows a path to solving a problem be­gins with a question. For my colleagues, they understand how asking the right question will be a sure way ...

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How N25bn is embezzled daily via Buhari’s TSA – Dino Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye on Tuesday, raised an alarm over a massive corruption operation going on in the management of the Treasury Single Account, TSA. Melaye who made this known in the floor of the House said “financial scavengers and economic cankerworms” ‎were trying to sabotage the anti-corruption war President Muhammadu Buhari was believed to be prosecuting by mismanaging ...

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Ex Rivers Gov Amaechi Drags PDP, Others To Court Over False Corruption Claims

Immediate past Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has dragged before an Abuja High court, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party chairman in Rivers State, Felix Obuah, and two others over false allegations of foreign accounts ownership and funds embezzlement against him. It would be recalled that in a press statement from the PDP, Rivers State ...

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Wanted Saraki’s Associate granted Restraining Order Against EFCC

Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High court sitting in Lagos, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to maintain status quo and desist from arresting the Managing Director of Carlisle Properties, Mr. Kennedy Izuagbe. Izuagbe, a former director of Societe Generale Bank Nigeria Plc, was alleged to be an associate of the senate president, Bukola Saraki, was ...

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