Only corrupt elites see no difference in FG’s anti-corruption war — Sagay
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) , Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says only corrupt elites see no positive difference in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led anti-corruption war. Sagay made the assertion on Wednesday in Abuja when he led members of the committee on a solidarity visit to the Economic and Financial Crimes…
Peril of high cost of governance
The high cost of governance in Nigeria which has become a very disturbing phenomenon, and has been widely acknowledged by many both within and outside the corridors of power is engaging our attention again for one inescapable reason
Recovered N1tr deployed for budgets, says Sagay
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) yesterday said the N1 trillion recovered by various government agencies was all used to finance the 2017 and 2018 national budgets.
States, local councils must help in fight against corruption, FG insists
The Federal Government, not satisfied with the efforts put in place by the states and local councils in the fight against corruption in the country, has urged the two levels of government to step up efforts in that regard.
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…