Tag: prosecution

AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Former Zimbabwean leader Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday. According to ...

AzeezMay 29, 2017

Democracy Day: Recovery of stolen funds, prosecution process has been slow – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the present administration’s process of recovering stolen funds and prosecution of looters is slow. Osinbajo ...

AzeezMay 2, 2017

Anti-corruption agency shielding Jonathan’s aide from prosecution – DSS

by Azeez Adeniyi The Department of State Services (DSS) has said a federal agency is protecting former President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 26, 2017

Prosecute those indicted for budget padding, SERAP writes Buhari

by Dolapo Adelana Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR requesting ...

AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Reps want Anyim prosecuted over $18.3bn Abuja centenary project

The House of Representatives has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 13, 2017

Timeline: The curious case of Audu Maikori, Nasir El-Rufai and #SouthernKaduna

by Dolapo Adelana Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori is not new to the nation’s political landscape. But he was silent ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

Court frees 35 pro-Biafra agitators

by Dolapo Adelana A Port Harcourt Magistrate Court has discharged 35 pro-Biafra agitators charged with conspiracy to commit treasonable felony, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Ensure prosecution of crime suspects, IGP tells officers

by Dolapo Adelana The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has urged the Force to go beyond parading suspects before the ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Rivers rerun: 25 indicted INEC staff to face prosecution

by Azeez Adeniyi The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said it would prosecute 25 of its workers indicted by ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

Audu Maikori to be arraigned in court

by Dolapo Adelana Chief Executive Officer of Chocolate City, Audu Maikori who was arrested Friday night by the Police is ...

AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

No immunity deal for Yahya Jammeh – Barrow

Former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has not been granted immunity, according to a member of Adama Barrow’s coalition. Mai Fatty, ...

AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

There’s enough evidence that Justice Ngwuta involved in corrupt practices – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Abuja that it had evidence that Justice Sylvester Ngwuta ...

ToluJanuary 6, 2017

Opinion: President Buhari is not fighting corruption, he’s only looking for money

by Ogundana Michael Rotimi   A purportedly incorruptible President will not appoint and keep an allegedly corruptible Secretary General to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 14, 2016

$1bn Malabu deal: No sufficient evidence to prosecute Diezani, Adoke – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), says there is insufficient evidence to convict his predecessor, ...

AzeezOctober 6, 2016

Ijaw Council protest against alleged prosecution of ex-President Jonathan, wife

Members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide on Thursday staged a peaceful protest against the alleged prosecution of former President ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Kaduna govt warns parents to immunise children against polio or face prosecution

The Kaduna State Government has said parents who fail to allow their children below the ages of five to be immunised ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Lagos to prosecute kidnappers of Oniba

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had commenced the process to charge the four suspected kidnappers of a traditional ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

Court awards £20,000 compensation to Ibori’s lawyer

A British court has ordered that Bhadresh Gohil, lawyer to convicted former governor of Delta state, James Ibori, be paid £20,000 by ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2016

Bribery: EFCC to try retired Justice Yunusa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to charge suspended Federal High Court judge, Justice Mohammed Yunusa for alleged ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

FG sends names of suspected ghost workers to EFCC

Following the discovery of ‘ghost’ workers in government MDAs, the list of those suspected to be involved has been sent ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

FG trains special team to prosecute Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

The Federal Government has instituted 20 teams of prosecutors, comprising 80 lawyers all together to handle high profile criminal cases ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

‘Buhari is destroying his relationship with NASS’ – House of Reps

The House of Representatives has condemned the prosecution of the presiding officers of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

After 1 month in detention, EFCC to take Fani-Kayode to court

After more than a month of detention, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will soon arraign embattled former Minister of ...

Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

‘EFCC not under Buhari’s influence’ – Osinbajo

In a bid to ensure effective prosecution of high profile criminal cases in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 21, 2016

Group petitions Buhari to immediately fire AGF

A civil rights group, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has written President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to immediately relieve the Attorney-General ...

Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

‘We are not facing any criminal charge’ -Innoson motors

The Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has denied recent reports that he, his company, and four ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

‘Surrender your guns’ | Police call on all Nigerians

Alarmed by the increased use of prohibited firearms in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon E. Arase, has directed ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 15, 2016

Fayose: FG must allow Aluko tell Nigerians how ‘white has now turned to black’

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday, cautioned the federal government against protecting Tope Aluko, the former secretary of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 27, 2015

‘Recover stolen funds, reveal the thieves and prosecute them’ | An advice for Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of making life easy for corrupt government officials in the last administration, by recovering ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 17, 2015

Buhari to pull a ‘Baba Go Slow’ on prosecution of looters

Just in case you’re in a hurry to see treasury looters and corrupt politicians behind bars, happy disappointment in advance. ...

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