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Why Government Loses Corruption Cases


By Femi Falana Introduction: Following the loss of corruption cases last week many Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) agree with the Federal Government that corruption is fighting back. However, before pointing accusing fingers at the judiciary it is pertinent to examine the facts and circumstances of the loss of such cases.   In sharing my findings with the representatives of the CSOs ...

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Buhari restates commitment to free Chibok girls


President Muhammadu Buhari recently reassured Nigerians that his administration would do everything necessary to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls. It will be exactly three years, since over 270 ‎girls were kidnapped from the Chibok Secondary School in Borno by the Boko Haram. About 195 of the girls are still believed to be with their abductors. Vice President ...

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Andy Uba’s former lawyer accuses him of certificate forgery, £1.8 million debt


A lawyer accused of attempting to extort money from a senator, Andy Uba (APC-Anambra), has dismissed the allegation as false and baseless, saying the dispute between them was over the refusal of the senator to settle his professional fee. Mr. Uba had in a petition published in the media on April 11 accused Victor Uwaje of attempting to extort money ...

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Libyans, aided by Nigerians, sell migrants as slaves


Hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets’ in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned that these reports “can be added to a long list of outrages” in the country. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) sounded the alarm after its staff in Niger ...

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Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue allegedly owns The $50m Found By EFCC in Ikoyi


Sources recently told SaharaReporters that the $50 million uncovered in a residential building located at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) belongs to the sacked Managing Director, Operations at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue. Nnamdi-Ogbue, was sacked alongside other three top Managing Directors at the NNPC over the ‘missing’ petrol scandal involving ...

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