Tag: corruption

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EzinneNovember 8, 2017

The Thread: “Wealth is a major ethnic group” | All the reasons to give up on Nigeria

The average Nigerian is resilient and happy. No matter how dire the circumstances, we remain convinced that e go better. ...

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EditorNovember 7, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] If we are going to rid the Nigerian Police of rot, then we have to start from the top

Everyone knows the Nigerian Police Force is corrupt. It is a truth in Nigeria, rooted so firmly in our subconscious ...

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EzinneNovember 6, 2017

The Thread: This is how Nigeria crushes dreams

Nigerians are fond of pointing to “our leaders” as the basis of all our country’s woes, but isn’t that passing ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Opinion: Buhari and his government of “Fugithieves”

By Jude Ndukwe The frequency of scandals bedevilling the Buhari administration in recent times would require an app to keep ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Unravelling of the corruption in Buhari’s “anti-corruption” fight

by Farooq Kperogi The latest thunderbolt from the Head of Service of the Federation that President Buhari was actually aware ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Moses Ochonu: Buhari’s deception is worse than corruption

by Moses Ochonu Here’s what’s on my mind this morning. Buharists are always asking us to applaud the president for ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Opinion: Dasuki’s memory loss — A $2.1 billion fraud charge can do that to you

by Fredrick Nwabufo Before I go into the meat of this article, let me state this for the purpose of ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

NJC has received 1124 corruption cases – Onnoghen

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen said the National Judicial Council has received 1,124 corruption cases. Onnoghen said this on ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2017

Opinion: Do not be deceived, Corruption is winning. Here is why

by Umar Hassan ‘Corruption is fighting back’. That phrase has long assumed cliché status. As a lot of us have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 30, 2017

The whistleblower policy has recovered more than expected – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Sunday, said that the recoveries which the Federal Government had made through the implementation ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s Senate and its basket of empty probes

by Fredrick Nwabufo   The Nigerian Senate is impotent. So impotent that it engages in theatrical probes to conceal the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: How about the Other “Mainas” in Buhari’s Government?

by Farooq Kperogi President Muhammadu Buhari is infamously impervious to, and even contemptuous of, public opinion. That’s why his order ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

“Nigeria needs a new tribe for a new Nigeria to emerge” – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, said there is no imbalance in federal appointments, stressing that the appointments reflected federal character ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

President Buhari planning to release another set of Chibok girls to divert attention – Fayose

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has claimed that there was a grand plot to release another set of Chibok Girls ...

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AzeezOctober 26, 2017

Police IG gave Aisha Buhari 2 SUVs | Misau blows hot in senate

Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isa Misau on Wednesday alleged that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris gave two Sports Utility ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: This is why Nigerians are easily deceived by politicians

By Pius Adesanmi Shortly after a conversation between two of my favourite proteges, Mitterand Okorie and Immanuel James Ibe-Anyanwu, gave ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: Aso Rock has fallen

by Adekoya Boladale   As it stands now, there is only one thing holding the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani has the perfect analogy for Maina’s reinstatement

From the Twitter fingers that brought you the animal farm analogy for Nigeria’s political situation months ago comes another thought-provoking ...

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EzinneOctober 23, 2017

The Thread: “Maina isn’t the first person fired by GEJ for corruption that Buhari brought back” | ‘Wailers’ react

It’s confusion galore in Nigeria today. First, Ex-Pension boss,  Abdulrasheed Maina, who was declared wanted by the EFCC for absconding ...

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EditorOctober 21, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Who protects whistleblowers in Nigeria?

As part of government’s effort to eradicate corruption in the country, the National Assembly passed the whistleblowers act on July ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Use whatever weapon you have to fight corruption | Magu tells Nigerians

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said the fight against corruption is getting tougher. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

Jonathan’s statement is an attempt to divert attention from his wife’s “sins” – Presidency

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan Thursday said the ruling All Progressives Congress )(APC) is full of lies and propaganda. Reactions: Presidency ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

Alexander Onukwue: Mr Okorocha, tear down that statue

by Alexander O. Onukwue You like to talk effusively about your dreams; you say they drive you crazy. Well, begin ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2017

Buhari is treating corruption involving his men as a family affair – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has described the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu’s $25bn contract scam allegation ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: Africa’s richest man has a built-in advantage with Nigeria’s government

by Feyi Fawehinmi   To start to understand how Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, came to have such influence over ...

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EditorOctober 11, 2017

[The Church Blog] Pastor Yomi Kasali says Church cathedrals are built with corrupt money (WATCH)

Pastor Abayomi Kasali popularly known as Yomi Kasali is the Senior Pastor and founder of Foundation of Truth Assembly (FOTA), a ...

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EzinneOctober 9, 2017

The Thread: Corruption has never been fighting back

The expression “corruption is fighting back” is a crutch government officials lean on to explain why the anti-corruption war is ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2017

Opinion: University of Abuja is a citadel of impunity and gross corruption

by Alex Enemanna   Gross impunity and opulent shenanigans are not new in Nigerian academic environment especially the public universities. ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The difference between Nigerian and European politicians

by Pius Adesanmi In 1986, Mr Olof Palme, Sweden’s Prime Minister, was gunned down on a street in Stockholm. He ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

I have never seen this kind of scandal | Gov Wike reacts to the $26bn NNPC fraud

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of increasing the degree of corruption ...

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