Tag archive for ‘Corruption’
By admin On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Abuja Sports Writers Urge Buhari to Beam Anti-Corruption Searchlight on Sport Sector

LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT Chapter has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to beam his anti-corruption searchlight on the sports sector by investigating More...

By admin On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

EFCC Is Now a Toothless Bulldog Under Magu – Obasanjo

Obasanjo LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has become a toothless bulldog. He said the anti-graft agency More...

By admin On Monday, February 15th, 2016

Buhari’s Budget Riddled With Errors Puts Graft War in Doubt

Buhari LAGOS FEBRUARY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016 budget proposals are riddled with errors and provisions that may undermine his anti-graft war, civic groups say. In some instances, More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

You are Loosing Integrity on War against Corruption, Okupe Tells Buhari

Doyin Okupe LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of pursuing a selective war More...

By admin On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Anti-Graft War: Buhari Orders AGF to Probe Ex-EFCC Bosses

Muhammadu Buhari -LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) through the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, to probe More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Heavy Knocks for Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-As President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption continues, anti-graft agencies struggle to convince Nigerians that it is not selective, Gbenor Adeoye writes. Many More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Insubordination and Corruption: 400 Custom Officers to Go

LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, is set to relieve another 400 officers from its cadre. Reasons for the development include corruption, insubordination, indiscipline and absenteeism, More...

By admin On Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Edwin Clark Slams Reuben Abati, Says He Sabotages Jonathan’s Administration

LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Federal Commissioner for Information, Edwin Clark, has alleged that Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, sabotaged More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

E.K. Clark Replies Detractors, Says He Benefitted Nothing from Jonathan

E.K.Clark LAGOS OCTOBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ijaw leader and former Federal Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has said he benefitted nothing from former President Goodluck Jonathan. Clark said contrary to More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Ministerial Screening: Full Text of Amaechi’s Address to Senate

Rotimi Amaechi addressing Ssenate during Ministerial Screening LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) Your Excellency, the President of Senate, Your Excellency, the Deputy President of Senate Your Excellency, the leader More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Clark, the Father, Jonathan, the Son

By Reuben Abati LAGOS OCTOBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I HAVE tried delaying the writing of this piece in the honest expectation that someone probably misquoted Chief E.K. Clark, when he reportedly publicly disowned More...

By admin On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Can Nigeria’s New Government Overcome Its Old Corruption?

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On September 30th, his self-imposed deadline for finally announcing his Cabinet after four months in office, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari simply said that he would More...

By admin On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Niger Delta Groups Divided over Deziani Allison-Madueke’s Ordeal

Deziani Allison-Madueke LAGOS OCTOBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Groups in the Niger Delta region have expressed different views on the arrest of the former minister of petroleum in the administration of the President Goodluck More...

By admin On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke Arrested in London

Deziani Allison-Madueke LAGOS OCTOBER 2ND (URHOBOTOTODAY)-The immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in London, PREMIUM TIMES can exclusively and authoritatively More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Corruption: Go to Court, Amaechi Dares Wike

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Recall that Wike had made several corruption allegations against the former governor who is rumoured to be on the highly awaited ministerial list of ‘President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi More...

By admin On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Ministerial List: Amaechi, Fayemi, Fashola Fail Corruption Test

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As the Department of State Service, DSS, continues the screening of some ministerial nominees, indications emerged at the weekend that three immediate past governors, Babatunde More...

By admin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Nigerians’ll Soon See Fulfillment of My Election Campign Promises- Buhari

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that Nigerians will soon see the fulfilment of his election campaign promises. He spoke on Wednesday in Abuja while receiving university More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Presidency Attacks PDP, Says Jonathan’s Economic Achievements Fake

Shehu Garba LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The presidency has advised the PDP to stop its pathetic efforts to play down President Buhari’s achievements in his first 100 days in office and bury its head in shame More...

By admin On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Nigerians React in Twitters over Buhari Wasted 100 Days in Office (SEE TWEETS)

Muhammadu Buhari wasted 100 days in office LAGOS AUGUST 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-During Mohammadu Buhari’s Presidential campaign, it should be recalled that a public letter was published by the President titled, “My More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

UN Promises to Support Buhari’s Fight against Insecurity, Unemployment, Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon LAGOS AUGUST 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with President Muhammadu Buhari Monday and promised solidarity in the new Nigerian More...

By admin On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Why Buhari is Hunting Jonathan’s Men?

Buhari and Oshiomole LAGOS AUGUST 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state has shed more light on the real reasons president Muhammadu Buhari is after ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s men. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

10 Cases of Looting Buhari Can’t Ignore

President Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as spine-chilling and mind-boggling the massive looting of the nation’s treasury by public officials, More...

By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

APC Calls for Backing in Anti-Graft Fight

LAGOS AUGUST 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – Nigeria’s ruling party on Sunday called on the country’s people to support efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to recover billions of dollars lost to government More...

By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Ten Steps Buhari Must Take to Move Nigeria Forward

Buhari By Alex Atawa-Akpodiete* During his campaign, President Muhammadu Buhari promised inter alia, to fight corruption, fix the economy and crush Boko Haram. It is glaring that for President Buhari to really More...

By admin On Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Nigerian and The Corruption Albatross

By Alex Atawa-Akpodiete LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-What exactly is corruption and who is corrupt? Yes the dictionary defines corruption as “rottenness, putrid matter, impurity, bribery.” Additionally, More...