December 1, 2020
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Nigerian Senate confirms Yakubu head of national electoral body

by on December 1, 2020 0
Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed the reappointment of Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the country’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the second term of five years. The nation’s upper legislative chamber confirmed Yakubu reappointment after considering the letter of President Moahammdu Buhari conveying the name of the INEC chairman for... Read More

Nigeria’s anti-graft commission arrainge First Nation Airlines CEO for fraud

by on November 30, 2020 0
Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned the Managing Director of First Nation Airways, Kayode Odukoya, over alleged N2.1 billion fraud. The commission brought Odukoya before an Ikeja Special Offences Court on a seven-count charge based on fraudulent activities. The EFCC had two years ago arraigned the defendant before the... Read More

Nigeria needs more transparency in capital expenditures to curb corruption

by on November 30, 2020 0
The capital projects expenditures as proposed in the 2021 federal government budget is currently marred by opacity, duplications, fragmentations and other critical issues that create loopholes for corruption and misappropriation of limited public funds, BudgIT Foundation has said. According to a statement by BudgIT Foundation, a civic-tech non-governmental organisation, many capital projects in the... Read More