Tag Archives: Corruption

“Zuma must go” protest rocks South Africa

Supporters and detractors of South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday protested outside the ruling party headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday as the embattled leader was reportedly refusing to step down. Scandal-plagued Zuma has been under increasing pressure to leave office before his term finishes in 2019 but reportedly dug in his heels during talks […]

EFCC Allegedly Traces $487.5 Million, N47.2 Billion to Diezani; See Full Details

Barely 48 hours after a court permanently forfeited a $37 million mansion at Banana Island Lagos owned by former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to the Federal government, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC claimed it has traced over N47.2 billion and $487.5 million in cash and properties to the former minister. The EFCC says the above discoveries […]

AGF Demands Status Updates on Cases Handled by EFCC

The atmosphere at the Abuja headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was said to have been palpably tense on Wednesday following receipt of a letter from the attorney-general and minister of justice, Mr Abubakar Malami SAN. In the letter dated August 1, the AGF directed the EFCC under the leadership of its acting […]

Identities of Persons Behind Recovered Loot Revealed

The federal government over the weekend released a list of amounts recovered from former government officials who allegedly looted the public treasury while in office. The list, which reflected huge sums in different currencies, all amounting to about N115 billion, came without the names of persons from whom these sums were recovered. The Nation newspaper is […]

Corrupt Customs Officers Caught on Video Receiving Bribe

Apparently, the anti-corruption war of the current administration is yet to ring home for 2 custom officers who were caught on camera receiving bribe at the Port Harcourt Airport. The clip which has been circulated on the internet via YouTube, showed the corrupt officers inspecting some documents with one of them asking one of the […]