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Combating corruption through community

Maria Faciolince Growing is often its own trap. For social initiatives, increased visibility brings the temptation of growth for different reasons, including perceived impact and success. Expanding initiatives often attract attention, raise public expectations, demand larger teams and increased resources. In these scenarios, it appears counterintuitive to try to work closely

2019 elections under threat — Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said corruption was a threat to the conduct of the general elections few days away. Buhari raised the alarm in a statement he personally signed. He urged Nigerians to resist those working to scuttle the polls. Buhari wrote: “On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general

Atiku considers amnesty for corruption suspects

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects in order to help recover billions of dollars stashed abroad by the country’s politicians and government officials. Abubakar, is the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 16

Transparency International report indicates Nigeria still as corrupt as before

A  new report by Transparency International (TI) indicates that Nigeria is still perceived as a country deep in corruption without clear policies to address the menace. The anti-corruption campaigne released its 2018 Corruptions Perceptions Index (CPI) on Tuesday, finding Nigeria has "neither improved nor progressed in the perception of corruption in

APC insists CJN Onnoghen must face trial

Godsgift Onyedinefu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, must face his alleged corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT). The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said at need conference on Monday. He accused the Peoples Democratic Party 

Buhari’s corruption attack on Atiku is an illusion–PDP

  Senator Iroegbu  The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has likened what it described as President Muhammadu Buhari’s desperate corruption attack on its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as a mere illusion. The Director, Media and Publicity, PPCO, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Thursday,  said it is unfortunate that Buhari will resort to sponsoring

Treasury Looting: Buhari’s Aso Rock stinks, shielding corrupt relatives – PDP

Jude Johnson The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led government is very corrupt as it also shields friends and relatives who engage in corrupt practices. The Director, Media & Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Council,  Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement Tuesday,  challenged President Buhari to showcase his much touted integrity

Corruption: Over N11tn stolen under Buhari’s watch – PDP

Jude Johnson  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption credentials, alleging  that over N11 trillion had so far been stolen under his administration. The Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Sunday, said that most of the fraud took place