The change in defence counsel to John Idumange, who raised an alarm over alleged diversion of N3 billion Agriculture loan by government officials was on Friday stalled in a Yenagoa High Court.
29 Jun 2020
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice only pays whistleblowers after successful...
6 Oct 2019
A second whistleblower has come forward, this one with first-hand information of the events that triggered an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power, the informant's lawyer said Sunday.
28 Sep 2019
Donald Trump survived the two-year Russia election meddling probe intact, but the revelation that he asked Ukraine to dig up dirt on potential 2020 election campaign rival Joe Biden has now exploded into a scandal threatening his presidency.
28 Sep 2019
Protecting a potentially vulnerable whistleblower versus the public's need to know: a US newspaper's publication of information on the man whose complaint led to an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has sparked controversy and debate.
17 Dec 2017
Every week is pregnant with headlines that make us laugh, stand up for something or just reflect on life. This week, Nigerians are solidly behind Timaya as he gets his first Grammy nomination and the legendary anonymous Ikoyi whistleblower has moved on from the shores of the country. These are the stories that made our…
13 Dec 2017
African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) has urged the Federal Government to reinstate a whistleblower to his job, saying it was government’s obligation to him. Coordinator of the Centre, Mr Chidi Onuma, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the whistleblower, Murtala Ibrahim, was sacked at the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria…
6 Dec 2017
That a faithful implementation of the Whistleblower Policy of the Federal Government has to be challenged in court by supposed benefactors or beneficiaries barely a year after it was instituted poses a threat to the continued effectiveness and, therefore, usefulness of the policy. Even worse, the credibility of the Federal Government is put in doubt.…
3 Dec 2017
The best way to end the year is to anticipate what's to come in the new year, like the Royal wedding and the fact that one of TV's best shows will be losing a star. Other than that, our hearts go out to our brothers and sisters in Libya as well as our praise to…
14 Jul 2017
The accused, who appeared in court without a defence counsel, pleaded not guilty to the charge when read to him but however prayed Justice Aliyu to grant him bail.
5 Jun 2017
The judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, also ordered the defendant to provide one surety who must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case until July 20 for hearing.
29 May 2017
Chairman of the presidential advisory committee against corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), said that the non-passage of the whistle-blower bill would affect the war against corruption negatively but not devastatingly.