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Nigeria’s EFCC and sacred cows

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) getting more active and showing greater courage, the impression that there are still fat, sacred cows strutting the grazing field of corruption is ...

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Nigeria: Swiss courts seizes another $350m Abacha loot

Assets worth $350m (£212m)  belonging to the son of Nigeria’s former Military ruler, Abba Abacha has been seized by a Swiss court Abba Abacha was convicted of being a member ...

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Nigeria ranks low in global corruption index

New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden are the least corrupt nations in the world while Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and  Sudan are the most corrupt, according to Transparency International ’s 2009 ...

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EFCC may file charges against former Governor Peter Odili

African Interest  reports that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has concluded plans to commence the trial of the former governor of River State, Dr. Peter Odili over alleged ...

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Political parties fuel corruption in Nigeria, says survey

Nigeria’s political parties are the ‘’single institution/sector perceived to be most affected by corruption’, according to a report by Transparency International’s 2009 Global Corruption Barometer  has revealed. According to the 2009 Global ...

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Nigeria News: Federal Legislators face N…

Nigeria News: Federal Legislators face N4b corruption charges The trial of top Nigeria’s Federal Legislators over corruption charges continued in Abuja yesterday with the trial Judge in an An Abuja ...

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Yar’adua speaks on El Rufai, Nuhu Ribadu

Nigeria News   “Those who want to deceive let them continue to deceive. We will all answer to a higher authority one day.” -President Umaru Yar’Adua speaking to Guardian on ...

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German Chancellor pressurised us to lift contracts ban on Siemens- Yar’adua

Nigeria News   President Yar’adua has explained that pressures from the German Government forced Nigeria to lift the ban placed on Siemens from benefiting from contracts awards by the Federal ...

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Halliburton bribe scandal:We cannot act on speculations, says Yar’Adua

 Nigeria News   President Yar’adua Nigeria’s President Umaru Yar’adua has reiterated the commitment of his administration to fighting corruption in Nigeria, particularly investigating the Halliburton scandal in which several top ...

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Ekiti state legislators probe loan disbursements

THE Ekiti House of Assembly has summoned the General Manager of the state Micro Credit Agency, Mr. Ayeni Oladunjoye to clarify some ambiguities contained in the amount disbursed as loans ...

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