Tag archive for ‘Corruption’
By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Trump Takes Nigeria to the Cleaners

Donald Trump By Lasisi Olagunju LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When I said the November 8 election would be rigged, Obama said my statement was ridiculous. He is dumb. What does he know about election rigging. More...

By admin On Saturday, August 6th, 2016

I’ve Been in Forefront of Crusade Against Corruption, E.K. Clark Replies Critics

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark, says he has been in the crusade against corruption in the country long before the coming of the current federal administration. Chief More...

By admin On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Uduaghan As Special Guest Editors’ Confab is Disgusting

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan By Fred Ijeh LAGOS AUGUST 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The publicity extended to All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) in Port Harcourt regarding Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s participation may have just More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Revealed: What Obasanjo Discusses With Buhari During His Visit to Presidential Villa

Nuhari and Obasanjo President Muhammadu Buhari and Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, on Monday held a private meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja. The former president arrived at the villa about 12:50pm, More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

My Ministers, Officials Accused of Corruption Without Evidence-Buhari

Buhari LAGOS JULY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to “discerning” Nigerians to ignore orchestrated attempts to sully the integrity of ministers and other senior government officials, More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Buhari Slams Judges, Lawyers for killing Fight Against Corruption

Buhari LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has accused Judges and lawyers of killing his war against corruption by using all manner of tactics to either delay or free suspects. Voicing More...

By admin On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Onuesoke Backs Femi Falana, Itse Sagay on Re-Structuring of Nigeria

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS JUNE 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has joined the likes of Femi Falana and Itse Sagay in their call for the restructuring More...

By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016

UK Newspaper Mocks Buhari’s Anti-Graft Credentials

Buhari LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A British newspaper on Sunday questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption credentials. The Mail Online said President Buhari who is typecast as the People’s President More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Nigeria to Establish Special Courts For Corruption Cases

Itse Sagay LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), highlighted on Thursday that a special court for trying special offences like corruption would soon be established. Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN ) is the More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Give Us Back Our Money Now, Buhari Tells The World

Buhari LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is demanding greater international cooperation in returning hundreds of millions of dollars in Nigerian funds hidden abroad. Buhari was elected More...

By admin On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Drama In Code of Conduct Tribunal as Orubebe’s Trial Time Clashes with that of Saraki

Orubebe and Saraki LAGOS APRIL 21ST (URHOBOTODAY) – There was a mild drama over priority of case between Godsday Orubebe, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and that of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the More...

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...