Expand the judicial panel of CCT
Sir: The Code of Conduct Tribunal is a judicial court established by the 1999 Constitution with a mandate to try public officials for breach of the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau Act.
FG disburses N6bn to poor households in Zamfara – Minister
The Federal Government has disbursed over N6 billion to poor households in six out of the 14 local government areas of Zamfara under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme in 2020.
FG begins transfer of N360m cash to Tarabans
At last, the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) to cushion the hardship necessitated by the lockdown following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak has commenced in Taraba State.
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
Ngwuta right to resume duties at supreme court - Lawyers
With the apparent return of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta to duty, the reputation of the Supreme Court has suffered no dent or impairment, neither has the apex court’s status or that of the judge been diminished in any way.
Buhari govt using EFCC to persecute Saraki, Atiku alleges
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar Tuesday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration was using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to persecute political opponents, particularly, immediate past Senate president Bukola Saraki. "I believe it is wrong to use the instruments of state to persecute political opponents," Atiku said in a Facebook post on…
‘Politicians, aides misinforming president about insecurity ’
Bankole Kayode was born in Jos, Plateau State in 1959. He earned an LLB from the Ogun State University, now Olabisi Onabanjo University between 1987 and 1991. He subsequently enrolled at the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos for the mandatory law school training between 1991 and 1992 before joining the chambers of Professor Wole…
FG drags PDP senator before CCT over false assets declaration
A serving senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, has been dragged to the Code of Conduct Tribunal by the Federal Government. Nwaoboshi, representing Delta North senatorial district, will be arraigned on three counts charges for allegedly making false assets declaration in his Form CCB1 submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau. The senator allegedly did not declare three…
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…
20 years of declining public confidence and reverse of liberal democracy
The recent recalibration in timelines for the celebration of Nigeria’s return to the path of liberal cum multi-party democracy seems to capture the confusion about the declining fortunes of the nation’s practice of inclusive system of governance. Within the past 20 years, the journey seems to be more rewarding for the military establishment, which exited…