Tag: corruption

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

Opinion: Ibe Kachikwu’s NNPC scandal proves Abami Eda truly lives on

by Anthony Ademiluyi The Afrobeat Maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was synonymous with the fight against the hydra-headed monster of corruption using ...

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EzinneOctober 5, 2017

The Thread: “Buhari is a thief” “Fela sang about him” | TwitterNG goes down memory lane

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu opened a can of worms when he disclosed the fraudulent schemes in ...

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EzinneOctober 4, 2017

The Thread: “Kachikwu’s days are numbered” | TwitterNG reacts to Kachikwu’s leaked memo

A leaked memo written by Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum resources, surfaced yesterday. In it, Kachikwu blew ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: This is how Nigerians keep Nigeria undeveloped

by Pius Adesanmi In the build-up to the launch of NEXT Newspaper, Dele Olojede asked one of his founding partners, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2017

Opinion: Rochas Okorocha has destroyed Imo state

by Kenneth Uwadi The bar clock ticked. Jane stubbed out her cigarette, lit another and dropped the pack on the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2017

Opinion: It’s time for Nigerians to fight

by Habeeb Isiaka   The year 1970 represents hope and stability in the history of Nigeria. It was the year ...

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EzinneSeptember 29, 2017

The Thread: Hilariously ridiculous things Nigerian policemen do

Nigerian policemen are unlike any breed of cops anywhere else in the world; this we hold to be true. How ...

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ToluSeptember 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Jibrin has been on suspension for one year but when will 180 legislative days elapse?

On this day in 2016, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, the lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency in the House of Representatives, was served ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: President Buhari has proven his critics right

by Olusegun Adeniyi When on 19th April this year President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the suspension of the Secretary to the ...

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EditorSeptember 26, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How Udom Emmanuel is “shielding” Akpabio from investigation

There is a strange connivance between two individuals at the moment which is a case of elites versus masses. In ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

How National Assembly refused to pass special corruption court bill – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said the National Assembly refused to pass a bill for the creation of special ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

EFCC officials are being attacked – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu has said no one would be regarded as a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

What really led Nigeria into recession – Former minister

A former Minister of Finance and one-time High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, in Sokoto on Tuesday ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

I will continue to fight corruption until it is eliminated – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his administration will continue to fight corruption until it is completely exterminated. Buhari, who ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

EFCC visits Madueke’s Dubai mansions, moves for forfeiture

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have visited two mansions in Dubai allegedly belonging to a former ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Buhari has not disappointed me…we should encourage him – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said President Muhammadu Buhari has not disappointed him. Obasanjo said this in an interview with Christiane ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Repentant looters can join the fight against corruption – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday said repentant looters were free to ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

If given the opportunity, I will fight corruption like never before – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said he would fight corruption heavily, if given the opportunity to lead Nigeria. Atiku ...

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AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Nigeria is stagnant, no development is going on – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said Nigeria is a stagnant and underdeveloped country. Wike said this during the special thanksgiving ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 10, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Julius Berger is not to blame for Nigeria’s bad roads

by Pius Adesanmi Fazebuuk Yeyebrity and Mitterand Okorie, speaking of Julius Berger, you dis my pikins never see anything. About ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Itse Sagay – A rare gem in the midst of brash stones

by Peregrino Brimah I understand when I am referred to as an insatiable and indomitable critic. With Nigeria so far behind, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Aba Prison Break: Who needs the fear of God in police work?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Giving reasons for dismissing six policemen who were involved in a jail break, the Commissioner of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

Facts vs Opinions: We should have a podcast for Sagay and the Senate

by Alexander O. Onukwue   There is still the question of whether members of the academia should bother about being ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

ITS-A SAGA: Where did Prof Sagay get the ridiculous figures from?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The veteran Professor of Law and presidential adviser on anti-corruption, Itse Sagay is another war of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2017

‘Diezani looted far more than Abacha’ – Magu

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu says the funds allegedly stolen by Diezani Alison-Madueke, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Beyond the other room

by Olusegun Adeniyi Not content with dividing the ‘throne’ of Ibadan and dashing them to his 21 kings, essentially to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Misau vs Idris: Who is the kettle and who is the pot?

The late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in one of his popular track sang as follows: You be thief (I no be thief) ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

Only 1% of Nigerians benefitted from economic boom before recession – Report

Only one percent of Nigerians enjoyed, while the level of inequality increased during the oil boom that preceded the recent ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

EFCC lists CJN, Fayemi, Yahaya Bello, Fayose, others under probe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen; the governor ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Magu didn’t say fight against corruption has failed – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said its acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu did not say the fight against ...

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