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Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

By Godwin Onyeacholem Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress in the lead-up to the 2015 general election, its...

How Nigeria’s Attorney General Works Against Anti-Corruption War

Many Nigerins see the recent rash of withdrawal of high profile cases from court by Attorney General of the Federation as jeopardizing the campaign against corruption

EFCC Traces N6 Billion To Accounts Of Niger Politician

N2 billion was traced to Liman’s account with the United Bank of Africa, UBA, while an initial N4 billion was said to have been discovered in two Guaranty Trust Bank accounts owned by the politician.
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Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of ‘Lagos Cash’ To FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from a Lagos home by the Economic and Financial rimes Commission, EFCC, to the federal government.

Whistle Blowing: NANS Alleges Some VCs Acquire Multi-Million Naira Assets

The students' union leader who did not mention any particular universityVice Chancellor expressed confidence that the anti-corruption agencies would on proper handling, net billions of naira in assets and proxy investments.

Media Centre Launches Whistle Blower Support Initiative

The African Centre for Media & Information Literacy, AFRICMIL, has launched a civil society whistle blower project named Corruption Anonymous which aims to create public confidence and acceptance of the new Whistle-Blower Initiative of the Nigerian government.
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MacArthur Foundation Gives Media Grants To Support Anti-Corruption In  Nigeria

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, is one of the 9 media organisations that will receive a total of $5 million dollars from the MacArthur Foundation to strengthen their capacity to advance transparency and anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.

ICPC Prosecuting 303 Corruption Cases – Chairman

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Ekpo Nta has disclosed that the Commission is currently prosecuting 303 cases of corruption in various courts across the country.

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NLC slams Akwa-Ibom CJ, demands Inebehe Effiong’s release 

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