British detectives in Nigeria for Alison-Madueke’s case

As part of the ongoing probe and preparation for the arraignment of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, some investigators from the United Kingdom have visited Nigeria to gather evidence. The ex-minister is under investigation over the missing $20billion oil cash, phoney crude oil lifting contracts,  $115million poll bribery money, the $1.092b… Read More British detectives in Nigeria for Alison-Madueke’s case

Justices inability to form a quorum stalls Saraki’s appeal against CCT

Hearing in an appeal by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on the jurisdiction of Code of Conduct Tribunal to try him was stalled at the Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Tuesday. The matter could not proceed because of the inability of the justices of the court to form a quorum. The Presiding… Read More Justices inability to form a quorum stalls Saraki’s appeal against CCT

EFCC Gets First Petition Against Nigeria’s Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday May 27, 2016 formally received a petition asking the anti-graft agency to probe the immediate past Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on the alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion released to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for arms purchase – to prosecute the war against Boko… Read More EFCC Gets First Petition Against Nigeria’s Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

PDP, Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party: Still in Disarray

PDP Crisis Runs Into Judicial Mess. The leadership crisis in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday resulted in a judicial stalemate with two courts of co-ordinate jurisdictions issuing separate and contradictory orders in support of the contending parties. Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, in Lagos, yesterday declared as null and void… Read More PDP, Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party: Still in Disarray

Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges – U.S. Judge

Cosby in court for sexual assault hearing in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled that famed American comedian, Bill Cosby 78, will stand trial on sexual assault charges preferred against him by a woman. Cosby is facing charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted an American woman in 2004. The… Read More Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges – U.S. Judge

Nigerian Shi’ite Leader: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’

Shi’ite: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’ The application for the enforcement of his fundamental rights filed by the leader of the Shi’ite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, at a Federal High Court in Abuja could not go on on Monday because of the absence of the respondents, namely, the Department of the… Read More Nigerian Shi’ite Leader: El-Zakzaky Demands N2bn Compensation for ‘Illegal Detention’

Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu

Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu. Nigeria’s corruption-fighting agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, filed an amended 34-count criminal charge against the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu. The charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/56/07, was entered before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on… Read More Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files amended 34-count charge against Ex-Gov Kalu

Let’s have international anti-corruption court – Nigeria’s president

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday called on world powers to collaborate with Nigeria in her fight against corruption and moves to recover funds looted from public treasury and returned back to the country. The president said this while addressing the audience at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. In his keynote address titled “Tackling corruption… Read More Let’s have international anti-corruption court – Nigeria’s president