Tag: corruption

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April 11, 2012

“I have never taken a bribe, wallahi-talahi” – Ribadu speaks on Boko Haram, EFCC & more

by Hauwa Gambo “I worked in Nigeria Police Force for 27 years and I can swear that I have never ...

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April 9, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: Kabiyesi and other African stories (YNaija Frontpage)

Lords and Emperors all, forgetting that power never lasts forever, and that the evil that men do lives after them, ...

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April 6, 2012

So I hear PDP wants to fight corruption…

by Tolu Orekoya “Be the change you wish to see in the world”  – Mahatma Gandhi  So PDP’s old kick ...

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March 26, 2012

Bribery! Trauma! Scandal! Check out the 7 most outrageous National Assembly scandals

by Lekan Olanrewaju You think the Arunma Oteh-Herman Hembe scandal is the worst of them all? Well think again. Since the ...

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March 14, 2012

Temitope Shittu-Alamu: “The police was once my friend”

He has stopped protecting me, and more often than not harassed me rather than rescue me. I grew up knowing that ...

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March 14, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: We all want to blow! (YNaija Frontpage)

 Nigeria must look at herself and ask if it has bred men who would rather blow through a just path ...

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March 12, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: Government – to go in or to stay out? (YNaija Frontpage)

All too often we have seen ‘good’ men and women go into government and come out unrecognisable. It’s becoming a ...

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March 8, 2012

Onyeka Nwelue: Why James Ibori is not a sinner

For Christ’s sakes, I know some book launches James Ibori attended. He signed cheques and the writers were happy. James ...

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March 8, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode`: “The inevitable meeting of Town and Gown” (YNaija Frontpage)

…The same university has a capital expenditure budget of N450 million, the cost of the house James Ibori allegedly bought in ...

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March 1, 2012

Emmanuel Osanedum: On Ibori, IBB, Atiku and other wicked, selfish men

 It turns out that I, who easily finds the good in even the most condemned men and women, cannot find ...

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February 28, 2012

James Ibori: Ex-con, Thief, Governor… President?

by Rachel Ogbu James Ibori was going for the kill, the national cake as president of Nigeria. Even as he’s ...

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February 25, 2012

Opinion: Read the only solution to Nigeria’s problems, by Debowale Adekunbi

  Don’t be confused by figures of economic growth – the percentage of people living below the poverty line has ...

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February 24, 2012

21 Months; Ex-KBR consultant gets sentenced for $6billion Nigerian bribery scheme

A US judge on Thursday 23rd February pronounced a 21 month jail sentence for an ex-consultant for KBR Inc. The ...

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February 23, 2012

Yomi Kazeem: Working in government- The rules of engagement

by Yomi Kazeem When you do get in, maintain a set of principles, draw a line between working in government ...

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February 13, 2012

Opinion: Corruption Will Go Away…Says Who?

  By Tracy Nnanwubar …Nigerian politics was like scenes from a Nollywood movie – each scene is predictable and the ...

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January 31, 2012

Opinion: Who will tame The Nigerian Police Force?

  by Akanimo Asuquo Sunday  The police in Nigeria are an endangered species that may be heading toward extinction… ‘The police ...

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January 25, 2012

Part 2 – Amara Nwakpa speaks post-#OccupyNigeria: “We need a social contract and we need it now”

We have lived a lie It was Onyeka Owenu that sang the song “Run, Jonathan, Run”, imploring the man who ...

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January 25, 2012

You need to read this! Amara Nwakpa (@bubusn) speaks post-#OccupyNigeria: “We must not repeat the mistakes of our fathers” (Part 1)

Quo Vadis, Nigeria?  Our desire for tribal balance in the corridors of power is at odds with our desire for ...

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