The Supreme Court’s affirmation of six-year imprisonment and an order for refund of N22.9bn against the former Federal Director of Pension (FDP) John Yakubu Yusuf, raises a ray of hope that the Federal Government’s anti-corruption campaign may not be completely dead after all.
The Presidency has assured Nigerians that the granting of pardon to two former Governors, Joshua Dariye Jolly Nyame — and 157 others by the Council of State will not derail the ongoing anti-corruption fight of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Last week Thursday, the National Council of State (NCS), granted state pardon to former Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame of Plateau and Taraba States respectively, who are serving different jail terms for corruption.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently withdraw the pardon granted former governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame....
20 Dec 2019
The recent convictions at law of former governors Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame and Orji Uzor Kalu for various offences relating to the reprehensible mismanagement of public funds
12 Jul 2019
The National Industrial Court has ordered the payment of the sum of N151.1 million being the unpaid pension arrears of ex-governor of Taraba, Rev. Jolly Nyame...
25 Dec 2018
Rev. Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the free haircut was offered by the National Association of Barbers and Salon Employers of Nigeria (NABSEN), during a Christmas visit to…
17 Nov 2018
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, yesterday reviewed the prison terms handed over to former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame and his Plateau counterpart, Joshua Dariye.
28 Jun 2018
A Federal Capital Territory High Court has dismissed an application for bail filed by convicted Taraba former governor Jolly Nyame. Justice Adebukola Banjoko had on May 30 sentenced Nyame to 14 years in prison without an option of fine. He was arraigned a four-count-charge of receiving gratification, obtaining public funds without due consideration, criminal breach…
17 Jun 2018
Rosicrucian Order, AMORC has endorsed the anti-corruption of the Federal Government and lauded the judgment that jailed some past governors.
15 Jun 2018
A team of lawyers, led by Aiden Anthony and Pwamaddi Maboyofe Shagnah, has written the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the recent 14-year jail sentence for former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court. In the petition copied to President Muhammadu Buhari; Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee…