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AGF Seeks Change in Criteria for Appointment of Judges in Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu Abubakar malami, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), has called for the need to redefine the criteria and standards for the appointment and promotion of judges into various courts in Nigeria. Malami who said this on Tuesday at a virtual roundtable on 'Jurisprudence And Philosophy Of Judgements In The Nigerian

We’ve Zero-tolerance for Corruption in Cross River – Commissioner for Justice

Jude Johnson The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cross River State, Barrister Tanko Ashang, on Monday, March 15, 2021, warned that the state has zero-tolerance for any form of corruption. Ashang while speaking at a three-day monitoring and evaluation capacity-building workshop for Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) organised by the Centre for

Dissolve Prof. Itse Sagay-led anti-corruption committee, Malami urges Buhari

Disolve Prof. Itse Sagay-led anti-corruption committee, Malami urges Buhari Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has recommended the disbandment of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) headed by Prof. Itse Sagay to President Muhammadu Buhari, Sources said Malami’s argument was that the com­mittee has outlived its

Insecurity, Corruption: PACAC Seeks Establishment of Special Crimes Court Nationwide

•Don't dismiss TI's report on corruption perception index, CISLAC advises FG Godsgift Onyedinefu  Following the spate of criminality in Nigeria, and the country's rankings on corruption, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against  Corruption (PACAC), wants the Nigerian government to establish special crimes court across the geopolitical zones in the country and the FCT. The

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,

Presidential Committe Rejects Move to Scrap EFCC by Lawmakers

…says commission recovered N1trn in 5 years Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu The Presidential Advisory Committe against Corruption (PACAC), has raised alarm over what it described as a sinister and dangerous attempt to scrap the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the National Assembly. The presidential committe said a draft Bill

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

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