Friday, January 28, 2022

Anti-Corruption

January 27, 2022

Malawi president rejigs cabinet after major corruption scandals

Affected ministers and public officials have been asked to account for graft accusations made against them.

Malawi's president
January 27, 2022

Taiwo Osipitan wife’s N6 billion fraud trial adjourned until April

The judge warned EFCC: “If you fail to show seriousness on the next date of trial, I will strike the charge out.”

Federal High Court Abuja
January 27, 2022

Ebonyi college provost, bursar to face probe over corruption

Mr Umahi on Tuesday suspended the provost of the institution, Benedict Mbam, and the Bursar, Azubike Ukaoma, over fraudulent recruitment.

David Umahi and Ebonyi State college of education
January 27, 2022

Multimillion-dollar Fraud: Mr Woodberry’s U.S. hearing holds March

The jury’s eight-count charge of wire fraud still holds, meaning Mr Ponle stands to forfeit, to the U.S. government, any property derived from proceeds in his offences.

Hushpuppi and Woodberry
January 26, 2022

Rivers state aircraft hidden by Amaechi since 2012 found in Germany: Wike

Legacy 600 jet purchased by Mr Odili’s administration was hidden in Germany after Mr Amaechi assumed power, the statement further explained.

Rotimi Amaechi and Nyesom Wike
January 26, 2022

Nigerian civil servants hid stolen money in 500,000 bank accounts: Presidency

“What is more, some of the signatories had left the service or were ‘unknown’, and so no one had access to the funds,” it stated.

President Muhammadu Buhari
January 25, 2022

Transparency International says corruption increasing under Buhari

“In the Corruption Perceptions Index 2021, Nigeria ranks 154 out of 180 countries and territories, falling back five places from the rank of 149 in 2020.”

President Muhammadu Buhari
January 25, 2022

Customs, FAAN riot on Twitter over airport security, corruption

“Could it be that the gate is being made available for Smugglers?” Customs tweeted.

Nigerian Customs and FAAN
January 24, 2022

Indonesia’s former deputy speaker jailed four years for bribery

The prosecutors demanded that the former lawmaker pay $17,400 in fine and that his political right to run for office be revoked for five years.

January 24, 2022

Court issues arrest warrant against Diezani Alison-Madueke

The EFCC says the application was part of the requirements by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation for her extradition.

Dieazani Alison-Madueke