Corruption still a major problem in Nigeria, PACAC insists
Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Professor Itse Sagay has underscored the fact that corruption remains
Court orders forfeiture of N8.8bn worth properties to government
An Abuja high court has granted an order of interim forfeiture of 29 properties in different locations of the federal capital of Nigeria worth about N8.8billion to the government. The Independent and Corrupt Practices and Other Related Commission (ICPC) applied for the interim forfeiture of the properties through an ex-parte motion. 27 respondents were listed on the…
Osinbajo, NNPC, fraud investigators seek paradigm shift in fight against corruption
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged greater collaboration among government agencies and interest groups in Nigeria’s fight against corruption. He also said that a new national re-orientation and attitudinal change would be required to effectively tackle the menace. Osinbajo stated this yesterday at an anti-corruption summit organised by the Office of the Vice President and…
Presidency tasks ICPC on public service audit to reduce goverance cost
To reduce cost of governance and improve efficiency, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to focus on public service auditing. Executive secretary of PACAC, Prof. Sadiq Radda, made this known when PACAC members visited the chairman and board members of ICPC at…
Adeosun: Buhari may settle for clemency
Today is the 50th day since the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate forgery allegation against Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun broke, and President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act.
Industry players express concerns over forfeited properties
The once boisterous building located close to Ikeja under bridge, at Awolowo Road has remained a shadow of its old self courtesy of the recent sealing order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The mixed-used building, which used to be centre of attraction, is currently placed under lock and key by the…
Supreme Court ruling on card reader subverted democratic rights, says Sagay
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC) says the ruling by the Supreme Court, which invalidated the use of card readers and accorded prominence to the electoral...
Nigeria records 8,000 whistleblower tips in one year
No fewer than 8,000 whistle blowers were recorded by the Federal Government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has said.
Controversies, apprehension over Hate Speech Bill
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Sagay insists he will continue to attack lawmakers over corruption
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), yesterday vowed to continue to attack against members of the National Assembly...