Tag Archives: Corruption

Akinwunmi Adesina Re-Elected As AFDB Pesident After Being Cleared Of Corruption Allegations

President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected for a second term of five years, Vanguard reports. Adesina, who returned unopposed, formally requested for a second term, saying he was “doing it with an acute sense of duty and commitment. I do it to serve Africa and our bank, in an…

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Nigeria To Receive €5.5m Abacha Loot From Ireland

The Nigerian Government and Ireland has signed a memorandum of understanding that will enable the European island return €5.5 million looted by Sani Abacha, under his regime as Head of State. Ireland’s minister of justice and equality, Helen McEntee disclosed the update saying it followed an order recently issued by a court in Ireland regarding the funds. The…

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Diezani Says ‘Yahoo Yahoo Boys’ Have Become Role Models In Nigerian Society

Ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has expressed that societal values have collapsed to the extent that internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ have become role models in Nigeria. The embattled former politician made her remarks while delivering a lecture at a virtual event on fatherhood and Ijaw women participation in politics. The event held on Friday, August…

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Tekno Blasts Corrupt Nigerian Leaders, Says God Will Make Them ‘Suffer’

Nigerian singer, Tekno has expressed his displeasure in some the country’s leaders. In a post shared via his verified on Monday, he lamented about the state of the nation at the hands of corrupt leaders. The music star complained about the leaders who steal from the people and do not even give back even little while using the opportunity to…

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EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu Denies All Allegations Against Him, Maintains Innocence

Embattled Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has denied all the allegations leveled against him, claiming them as untrue and a calculated attempt to tarnish his name. In his defense document obtained by Channels Television on Thursday, the suspended acting EFCC chairman gave a detailed response and defense of the petitions and accusations. He insisted that…

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AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina Cleared Of Corruption Charges

Beleaguered leader of the African Bank of Development (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been cleared of all ethical wrongdoings by an independent panel of experts led by former Irish president Mary Robinson. Recall that the 60-year-old charismatic speaker became the first Nigerian to helm the AfDB in 2015 — but a 15-page report earlier this year claimed…

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Vice President Osinbajo Says Fighting Corruption In Nigeria Will Get Tougher

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday July 14, said the fight against corruption in Nigeria will become more difficult but citizens must continue to stand up and against it. Osinabjo who spoke at Speaking at the 20th-anniversary regional webinar organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC), said the nation must at…

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“She’s Married 4 Husbands” — Akpabio Slams Former NDDC Boss, Debunks Bombing Allegations

Senator Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has debunked the pipeline bombing and other corruption allegations levied against him by Dr. Gbene Joy Nunieh, the former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Nunieh in a widely circulated video had accused Akpabio of authorizing the bombing of pipelines in the Niger Delta…

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NDDC Crisis: Former MD, Joy Nunieh Accuses Godswill Akpabio Of Corruption

Joy Nunieh, a former acting managing director of the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, opened up about the commission’s recent crisis while accusing the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, of fraud. Ms Nunieh said during her brief tenure, Akpabio whose ministry supervises the NDDC, repeatedly pressured her to take…

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DSS Debunks Arresting EFCC’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The viral reported arrest of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been denied by Department of State Services (DSS). The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday where he noted that the DSS has since been inundated with inquiries over the reported arrest…

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