Stories That Made Our Week: The Nigerian Dream
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…
Reinstate whistleblower to his job, CSO urges FG
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…
A whistleblower policy burdened by distrust
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.…
Wedding Fever And Other Stories That Made Our Week
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…
ICPC arraigns whistleblower over false information on ex-VP Sambo
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.
‘Delayed passage of whistleblower bill threatens anti-graft war’
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.
The corruption in whistle blowing policy
Nevertheless, this policy, to me, is also increasingly making those who have looted public funds, especially those under investigations or trials, to be afraid; which is good.