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The $321m Abacha loot: Much ado for nothing

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Nigeria must have had a swell Christmas if the provision of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Swiss Federal Council and the World Bank on December 7, 2017 for the repatriation of princely $321 million Abacha’s loot confiscated by the court of Switzerland was activated.

EFCC may cripple multi-party democracy if- HURIWA

Babatunde Opalana   A Right group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria ( HURIWA) has raised an alarm that  activities of the Economic and Financial Commission(EFCC) may cripple the nation democracy. The group accused the Commission of indiscriminate arrest and trial of politicians in the opposition camp, in a move meant to

ICPC charges former Plateau Legislators over alleged corruption

Babatunde Opalana  A former Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly , Hon. Istifanus Mwanswat and seven other former legislators of the same Assembly have been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Justice Christian Ladi Dabup of Plateau State High Court 5, Jos

HURIWA condemns extreme corruption in NNPC

Babatunde Opalana  A pro-transparency and non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned what it called the unending patterns of an extreme epidemic of corruption and lack of accountability in the hierarchy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The Rights group said the lack of action on

HURIWA to Buhari: Insecurity is eroding your legacy

•Condemns Fulani herdsmen's siege in Adamawa Babatunde Opalana  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari of the extensive damage to his credibility and expected political legacy which the expanding frontiers of organized criminal violence of armed Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram terrorists and other classes of armed

UNDP indicts PINE, Babachir in diversion of IDP funds

Jude Johnson   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) had in its latest report indicted the defunct Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE) and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Babachir Lawal, in the illegal diversion of funds donated to help the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the

US, France, Germany are protecting corrupt Nigerians- Osinbajo

Jude Johnson The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has accused United States of America (USA), Germany, France and several other developed countries of giving protection to corrupt politicians and stashing the proceeds of their corrupt acts in their countries. Osinbajo stated this on Saturday in Abuja at the opening ceremony of the