CCB laments low compliance with assets declaration law
The Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Mohammed Isah, yesterday said the level of compliance with the declaration of assets by public office holders in the country was not encouraging.
Much ado about asset declarations of public officers
The Nigerian 1999 constitution seeks to prevent corruption, and abuse of office through its provisions on the declaration of assets by pubic officers.
Experts seek review of asset declaration framework to check graft, others
Experts in Nigeria’s judiciary system have called for the overhaul of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), noting that a reformed asset declaration regime would reduce corruption
We aren’t obligated to disclose assets of public office holders, CCB tells court
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that it cannot be compelled to make public asset forms submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...
Rights group faults CCB’s asset declaration regime
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has faulted the concern of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the low level of compliance with the asset declaration regime.
Court grants SERAP leave in assets declaration suit against CCB
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday granted leave to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in a suit against the Code...
CCB, SERAP disagree over Buhari’s, public officials’ assets declaration
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) yesterday refused to disclose details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s assets since it constitutes invasion of his privacy. It responded to Freedom of Information (FoI) request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), seeking disclosure of assets declaration submitted by successive presidents and governors from 1999 till date. In…
Why Nigeria presidents, governors assets will not be disclosed - CCT
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has explained the reasons it will not disclose the assets declared by past and present Nigeria presidents since the return of democratic rule in 1999. CCB chairman Muhammed Isah, who declined a Freedom of Information (FOI) request demanding specific details of asset declarations, said the assets declared by the…
Aborisade urges CCB to reveal asset declaration of other public officials
Human rights lawyer, Femi Aborisade, has urged the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make reveal assets declarations of all public officials including President Muhammadu Buhari. Aborisade, who was reacting to the conviction of Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in a statement in Ibadan, yesterday, said: “While supporting government’s fight…
Onnoghen calls first witness in non-assets declaration case
Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday entered his defense as he brought in the first defence witness to court. Defense counsel, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), led in evidence one Lawal Busari, who is Justice Onnoghen’s driver. In his evidence, Busari told the court how he drove Onnoghen to the Code of Conduct…