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UPDATED: Why Tinubu Forfeited $460,000 In US – APC Tells Court

THE All Progressives Congress has offered more insight into the circumstances that led to its candidate in the just-concluded presidential election and President-elect, Bola Tinubu, forfeiting the sum of $460,000 to the government of the United States of America, in…

Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma Spotted With N455m Designer Wristwatch, Estimated Cost Of 75 Blocks Of 6 Classrooms Each

THE Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma was on Monday spotted with a designer wristwatch worth millions of Naira. The value of the Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky White Diamond 18-piece Limited worn by the governor is valued at $785,496…

70,000 Ghost Workers: MDA Directors Face ICPC Probe

SOME assistant directors and their collaborators in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been linked to employment racketeering in the federal civil service. They are to be prosecuted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other-Related Offences Commission (ICPC), a source…

Govt Shares $322.5m Abacha Loot To 1.9m Nigerians

THE Federal Government has disbursed the entire $322.5 million Abacha loot of 2017 to 1.9 million poor and vulnerable Nigerians. Before making the disbursement, the money accrued an interest of $11 million where it was deposited. Mr. David Ugolor, Executive…

Presidential Candidates, Atiku, Tinubu, With History Of Fraud Allegations Not Likely To Promise Anti-Corruption Fight During Campaign — Bloomberg Report

THE presidential candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar, have been described as unfit to end corruption in the country. According to a Bloomberg report, the duo’s past…

#Ekiti Decides: Anti-graft Agency, EFCC Officials Arrest ‘APC Agent’ For Alleged Vote-Buying

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a man suspected to be an agent of the All Progressives Congress for alleged vote-buying in the ongoing gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State. The agent was nabbed at the…

How Lopsided Promotion Of Officers By Nigeria’s Anti-Narcotics Agency, NDLEA Favours Candidates Of Political Office Holders, Denies Others For About 20 Years

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), through its harmonisation exercise, has allegedly denied some officers promotion for about 20 years, while some of their colleagues recruited much later after have been promoted up to two times. It was gathered…

Staffs Call For Prosecution Of Mrs Olusola Idowu, The Outgoing PS Federal Ministry Of Budget And National Planning For Holding On To Training Funds, Extension Of Service, By Erasmus Ikhide

TENSION is brewing in the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning due to the lobby by the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Mrs Olusola Idowu, to have her service year extended by another eight months. Idowu, who should have proceeded on…

Wike Allegedly Buys PDP Panel Members, Others With $5Million, Promises N10,000 Per Vote In 2023 To Clinch Vice-Presidential Ticket, Emerge Atiku’s Running Mate

RIVERS State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reportedly beaten Ifeanyi Okowa, his Delta state counterpart in the contest to emerge as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. However, Wike allegedly bribed the PDP…

Governor Obaseki’s N50m Purchased Vanguard ‘Governor of Year Ward’ Exposed

IT was recently gathered from our source in Vanguard Newspaper who begged for his identity not to be disclosed, that Governor Godwin Obaseki allegedly procured the Vanguard Governor of the Year Award through one Temitayo for the miserly sum of…