Tag: corruption

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

The Big 5: We have evidence against Sanusi – Kano anti-graft agency; I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – ...

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Chinedu OkaforFebruary 20, 2019

Accountability is Nigeria’s number one problem

If you’ve asked an average Nigerian the problems facing the country, their response would range from Venus to Mars. Everyone ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari blames the system for slow pace; NANS warns ASUU, FG to end strike or face confrontation | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Nigerian Army, in a statement signed by spokesman, 7 Div. Col. Onyema ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari states why he won 2015 election; Kashamu at loggerheads with PDP | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) through its President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle Monday ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2018

Ganduje donates N10m to EFCC, ICPC, AFN

The Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has said his administration has donated N10 million to the organisers of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon. ...

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Nwachukwu Ani AgwuNovember 26, 2018

Decades of corruption have held Nigeria back – it’s time for change

With the wisdom of hindsight, Nigeria has had a checkered political and economic history. And as put forward by Dr ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

It is worrisome that New Telegraph will award Ganduje amid bribery allegations

The media does not only exist for information dissemination but also to drive the change process in the society especially ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 15, 2018

From stolen dates to rotten rice, the story of how Nigeria maltreats its IDPs

At Tedx Ikeja in 2017, Busayo Morakinyo, one of the speakers who spoke on the topic “IDPs, it could be ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 18, 2018

GandujeGate: A test of President Buhari’s anti-corruption war

President Buhari has continuously stated his “disdain” for corruption and corrupt practices. His presidential campaign was hinged on a promise ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 17, 2018

Kemi Adeosun is a reflection of Buhari’s shattered integrity

Kemi Adeosun has returned to her country of phonetic origin as a disgraced former Minister of Finance who was caught ...

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YNaija NewsRoomJuly 16, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Adeosun’s certificate scandal just shows she’s the typical privileged Nigerian child

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been riddled with scandal after scandal. Mainagate, grass cutting, budget padding are just a few ...

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tosin adesinaApril 3, 2018

This looters’ list the Federal government put out is an insult to Nigerians

Three years after a dismal performance of its anti-corruption crusade, the Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency on Friday, 30 March 2018 pulled up ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 1, 2018

Supermodel Naomi Campbell causes mayhem on TwitterNG | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

Senate says “running costs” not new, but would they agree it is cruel?

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Senate, Sabi Abdullahi, has moved to calm alarms arising from Senator Shehu Sani’s revelations about the ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 8, 2018

This is how Nigerian Senators continue to bleed the country dry

For their patriotic and constitutional duties of lawmaking, representation and oversight, Nigerian senators, in addition to a N700, 000 a ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari says he’s winning the war against corruption, Russia ‘develops’ invisible nuclear weapon, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is winning ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 24, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Transparency International says corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, we can’t but agree

Global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has dealt a massive blow to the “Anti-Corruption” crusade of the Muhammadu Buhari Administration. The ...

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AzeezFebruary 19, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari says Nigerians have to make sacrifices to fight corruption, FG queries Magu, Keyamo, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu has ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 16, 2018

Nigerian Customs officials illegally detained and assaulted a Chinese businessman, this should worry you

When we were sent this first-person report of corruption and unprovoked violence against a Chinese businessman who immigrated to Nigeria ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 15, 2018

The reign and resignation of Jacob Zuma

The election of Cyril Ramphosa as the new leader of the African National Congress last year was the beginning of ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 13, 2018

JAMB Question: Who is the human being that stole the N36 million?

We have laughed much and made the compulsory number of memes, widely broadcast on Whatsapp. There is now a Twitter ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 27, 2018

Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari, Dino Melaye accuses NNPC of ‘monumental corruption’ and other top stories of the week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Sixteen, out of the 36 states in Nigeria, have ...

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AzeezDecember 14, 2017

Corruption will kill Nigeria, if we don’t kill it – Magu

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said corruption will kill  Nigeria, if it is ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 14, 2017

This is harmattan, so we should be worried about Magu

by Alexander O. Onukwue The attack on Ibrahim Magu’s unoccupied residence will not get the sufficient attention it deserves. On ...

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AzeezDecember 10, 2017

PDP has shown that corruption is deeply rooted in its DNA – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shown that it is a ...

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AzeezDecember 7, 2017

How I jailed people for corruption while in the military – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he put many individuals behind bars for corruption while he was military head of ...

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EditorNovember 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How EFCC is making a mockery of the ‘Whistleblower” policy

At a time Nigeria has received yet a five star rating among the committee of nations in the world for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

“This is hooliganism. It is not opposition politics” | Presidency attacks Lamido

The presidency on Sunday accused a former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido of being morally bankrupt. A Senior Special Assistant ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

Except you’re convicted, you can contest – Makarfi

The Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said national chairmanship aspirants with pending cases ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 11, 2017

We would address the issue of lopsided appointments – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured religious leaders and indeed all Nigerians that his administration would address rising concerns of ...

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