The fate of some high profile corruption cases is hanging in the balance. They are expected to be sent to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami ( SAN), by the Economic and Finacial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The AGF will then determine whether or not there are enough grounds to prosecute such cases. Any case
SENATE President Bukola Saraki yesterday urged the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) to wake up and start managing the party’s affairs right. Saraki, who spoke at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja, said the APC leadership headed by its National Chairman, Chief John Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, lacked focus. He said: “My
Nigeria has got the green light to acquire some American attack planes to fight Boko Haram, officials of the Trump administration have said. The deal, which is about $600 million, will strengthen Nigeria’s fire power against Boko Haram and other extremists, AP reported. The approval is despite U.S. concerns about human rights abuses by Nigerian
Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has advised the Federal Government to restrain the Directorate of State Service (SSS) from corruption Investigation. Falana gave the advice yesterday in his review of the reorganisation of the anti-graft agencies by the government. He advised that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said the state’s health care insurance scheme is compulsory for workers and contractors. Ajimobi, who traced the Western involvement in health care to 1883 when compulsory sickness insurance started in Germany, said making the scheme compulsoiry would sustain the initiative and make it functional.
A Senator is in trouble over a curious $34.5million contract awarded to a firm allegedly owned by him. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) awarded the contract during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. The contract was part of the dredging of the Calabar Access Channel by the Calabar Channel Management Limited (CCM),
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday justified the slashing of the Lagos-Ibadan highway budget. He also said he had stopped collecting pension as a former Kwara State governor. He also spoke on why the Senate declined to clear Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Fiancial Crimes Commission (EFCC). At the News Agency of Nigeria