Tag: corruption

Politics and Policy

Scandal: The 6 PREMIUM TIMES Allegations Against Saraki, Dogara and Adeosun

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A report by leading online news website, PREMIUM TIMES, has alleged that Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, in collusion with the Accountant-General of the federation, Ahmed Idris, …

Foreign AffairsPolitics and Policy

In South Korea And Brazil, ‘Heroic’ Former Presidents Are Now In Prison. What It Means for Nigeria

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On Sunday, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent his first night in jail after being found guilty of corruption charges. Two days earlier, …

Foreign AffairsPolitics and Policy

What Are the UK’s Interests in Nigeria’s Elections and Looted Funds?

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At the inaugural ‘Diplomatic dialogue’ organized by civic accountability organisation BudgIT held over the weekend, British deputy high commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, related the commitments …

Politics and Policy

And the Buhari Anti-Corruption fight finally begins

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Forty days to the second anniversary of his Presidency, Muhammadu Buhari has fi–nally kicked off his anti-corruption fight. The suspension of the Secretary to the Federal …

Politics and Policy

What Seun Onigbinde said to Chatham House – and to Buhari

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Image: Chatham House (@AfricaProg) Seun Onigbinde, the Lead partner at the leading civic technology platform, BudgIT, was the latest Nigerian to speak at the acclaimed think …

Politics and Policy

A new side hustle is here, where is your whistle?

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The Federal Government will give you at least a 2.5% cut of any looted money recovered by your aid, a whistleblowing policy statement said. This was …

Politics and Policy

Would you like to be friends with Yakubu’s friends?

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That name Yakubu. This year is the 50th anniversary of the creation of the 12 states by Yakubu Gowon. The ‘Jack’ will ever be (in)famous in …