Category: Corruption, fraud and public theft

NDLEA operatives reject N3m bribe, arrest 17 suspects, intercepts 2,601.5kgs cannabis and 102,500 opioid pills

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested 17 suspects and seized no fewer than 2,601.5 kilograms of cannabis and 102,500 pills of pharmaceutical opioids during interdiction operations…

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Fraud trial begins over Elon Musk’s 2018 Tesla tweet

Trial began Tuesday over whether Elon Musk committed fraud with a 2018 tweet saying he was poised to take Tesla private. The choosing of jurors who will judge the evidence…

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Wike to NDDC: stop awarding projects to portfolio, political contractors

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to stop awarding projects to political and portfolio contractors. While insisting that…

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CBN releases Public security features of the new notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday highlighted security features in the redesigned naira notes to reaffirm the safety of the legal tender. Security features on the new naira notes…

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Fashola: shun corruption to enjoy retirement

MINISTER of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged workers to shun corruption to enjoy a peaceful retirement free of invitations from anti-graft agencies. He noted that corruption; abuse of…

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Oyetola, Adeleke clash over N407.32b debt claim

Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke and his predecessor, Adegboyega Oyetola, have renewed their bickering over N407.32 billion debt profile of the state. Adeleke alleged that N18 billion loan was obtained…

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VIDEO: Reno Omokri, Tinubu Supporters Clash in Chatham House

A viral video has revealed a mild drama between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Reno Omokri,… Tinubu, yesterday spoke to Nigerians…

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Senate panel grills Finance Minister over alleged budget padding

The Senate Committee on Appropriations on Monday queried the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, over allegations of padding the 2023 budget proposals of some Ministries,…

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Senator jailed 42 years for graft, money laundering

A Federal High Court in Uyo has sentenced the governorship candidate of the young Progressive Party (YPP) Senator Bassey Albert to 42 years in prison for graft and money laundering.…

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We’ll investigate alleged corrupt practices, says Lagos govt

The Lagos State government said they are  investigating alleged corrupt practices by some operatives of the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority ( LASPPPA) and the Lagos State Building Control…

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