Magu vows to wipe out corruption in 12 months
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Ibrahim Magu, has declared that his agency would wipe out corruption in the country within the next 12 months.
EFCC Act for review, says Malami
Malami made this known on Thursday at the inauguration of the Ibadan Zonal office of EFCC. He said that the review would ensure that the frequent removal of the commission’s chairman was checked.
Judge refuses to bar self in alleged N30m suit against INEC officials
A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday refused to transfer a bribery allegation suit involving two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Kaduna to mortgage 3,300 civil servants houses over rentage
The Kaduna State Government has said it would mortgage 3,300 housing units occupied by civil servants due to the poor revenue accruing to its coffers from the rent on the property.
Court grants Andrew Yakubu permission to travel abroad for medical treatment
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on a six-count charge of money laundering and false declaration of asset. At the resumed…
Court suspends hearing in Jonathan’s cash forfeiture case
Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday suspended proceedings in the hearing of an application seeking permanent forfeiture of $5.7 million belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience.
Court orders final forfeiture of N449.5m abandoned cash
The Judge ordered that the funds should be forfeited to the Federal Government, as no one came forward to claim it.
Weekly political notes
Ayodele Fayose has challenged his predecessor in office, Dr Kayode Fayemi to tell Ekiti people what he has done with his position as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one and half years.