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Buhari Can Fight Corruption – Ekpo Nta, ICPC

Buhari Can Fight Corruption – Ekpo Nta, ICPC

Special Interview Soldiering may be far from his mind, but if Ekpo Nta, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission, ICPC, were not a lawyer, he probably would have been a military man. Behind the soft, smooth and urbane exterior, he hides the tough tissues of a soldier. As the head of

Corruption War Takes Off

There are clear indications that the war on corruption has started in earnest in the country. Two major factors that point to this development are the induction of a panel on war on corruption and the announcement Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari that his administration has started collating facts leading to the identification of officials

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Corruption War: EFCC’s Theatrics

Justice Mustapher Akanbi, first chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, is passionate about ending corruption in Nigeria. When Tajudeen Suleiman, senior associate editor, reached out to the man on whose integrity the ICPC was built last week, he was out of the country. He went to take some rest.

Government Probes NAN Boss Over Corruption Allegations

The federal information ministry has ordered the board of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, to immediately begin investigations into over a dozen allegations of corruption and highhandedness against Ima Niboro, the agency’s managing director. In response, the board has raised a three-man committee, led by Ossai Ifeanyi, a board member, to thoroughly investigate the

Atiku Challenges Jonathan On Corruption Fight

President Goodluck Jonathan has been asked to provide explanation into what he did to ensure companies and individuals accused of embezzling subsidy funds in Nigeria are brought to justice. Atiku Abubakar, former vice president who made the comment on his twitter handle on Saturday also said the President should tell Nigerians what happened to the

Austerity: Stop Wastage, Corruption

Comrade Abdulbaqi Aliyu Jari – Internet Constituency. Nigeria recently updated its economic database and proclaimed itself the largest economy in Africa. Nigeria has GDP of over $326 billion. Nigeria, the 26th largest economy in the world, has over $40 billion in its excess crude account. With over 170 million people, Nigeria’s internal market stands at

‘Corruption Limits Legal Practice In Nigeria’ – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, section on legal practice, has warned that corruption is a major factor limiting the expansion of the legal practice in Nigeria. The group stated this at the 8th Annual Conference of the NBA- Section on Legal Practice. The conference with the theme, expanding the frontiers of legal practice, commenced on

Coping with Corruption

By: John Adebisi, Internet Constituency Everybody talks about corruption. Everybody laments the level of corruption in the country. One way or the other – consciously or unconsciously, directly or indirectly – everybody fuels corruption. We pretend to fight corruption. Frankly speaking, one doesn’t have to be a pessimist to realise that we are all in big

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