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Lack of Trust, Integrity in Governance Fuelling Corruption, Criminality–Stakeholders

Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu Critical stakeholders in the corruption war has identified the lack of trust in Nigerian government by citizens and lack of integrity of some government officials as a fundamental factor fuelling corruption and other forms of criminality in the country. These stakeholders drawn from Anti corruption agencies,

Investigation: 15 High-profile Corruption Case Files Missing

The case files of 15 high-profile individuals, including the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, Senator Peter Nwabaoshi, and others facing graft and other criminal charges have disappeared, findings have revealed. The missing files also included the non-declaration of assets and possession of foreign accounts cases against Anambra North senator, Stella

Corruption: Magu Boys Caught on Tape Demanding N75mn Bribe

Senator Iroegbu A businessman has played a tape recording before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Probe Panel on how some operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), popularly known as 'Magu boys' used a lawyer to demand bribery of N75mn to be paid into different accounts. The businessman, Mr. Donald

Nigerian Civil Servants, Politicians Neck Deep in Corruption–Sagay

*Stakeholders call for concensus in the anti-graft war Senator Iroegbu The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itsay Sagay (SAN), has accused Nigerian Civil Servants and public office holders of derailing the nation's Anti-graft war because they are "neck deep in corruption".  Sagay made these remarks on Wednesday during

Corruption: I Never Said Magu May Never Be Prosecuted–Sagay

Godsgift Onyedinefu The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has denied saying the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, may never be prosecuted, as stated by a report. Sagay, in a statement on Monday clarified that Magu could only

Recent Corruption Scandals can Lead to Militancy, Economic Sownturn, ActionAid Laments

Mukaila Ola The gale of corruption recently uncovered in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as well as few other federal agencies may unleash “new marque of militancy, economic downturn, trust deficits in governments as well as heighten poverty, and exacerbate inequality gap,” a non-governmental organisation, ActionAid Nigeria has raised the

Open Net: Can President Buhari Score?

By Patrick O. Okigbo III ——— Any soccer enthusiast understands the term, open net. It is that rare occasion when a striker dribbles the defenders and the goalie and faces an empty goal post. Only soccer gods like Ronaldo, Messi, Jay-Jay, and a few others create such opportunities. Sometimes, providence blesses a