Friday, April 19, 2019

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    Publish details of Buhari’s assets, SERAP writes CCB

Publish details of Buhari’s assets, SERAP writes CCB

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make public, asset declaration submitted to the bureau by successive presidents and governors from 1999 to 2019. This comes after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), guilty of false declaration of assets.In a freedom of information (FoI) [...]

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    Witness: Onnoghen’s asset forms haven’t been verified since 2016

Witness: Onnoghen’s asset forms haven’t been verified since 2016

Awal Usman, a former director of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), says the asset declaration forms have not been verified by the bureau since 2016.Usman said this on Thursday while testifying in the ongoing trial of Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).Onnoghen is standing trial for a six-count charge bordering on false asset declaration.Speaking while he was [...]

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    My asset declaration forms were tampered with, says Onnoghen

My asset declaration forms were tampered with, says Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), says his two asset declarations forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) were tampered with.Speaking through his counsel, Adegboyega Awomolo, at his resumed trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja on Monday, the suspended CJN said the forms he submitted in 2014 and 2016 were mutilated [...]

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    Tinubu: A permanent discipline awaits Onnoghen if he’s found guilty

Tinubu: A permanent discipline awaits Onnoghen if he’s found guilty

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says a permanent discipline awaits Walter Onnoghen, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), if he is found guilty of the false declaration charges levelled against him.Tinubu said this while responding to the position of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on the suspension.In a state [...]

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    AFRICMIL writes CCB, demands asset declaration form of acting CJN

AFRICMIL writes CCB, demands asset declaration form of acting CJN

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), a non-governmental organisation, has asked the Code of conduct Bureau (CCB) to make public the assets declaration of Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).In a letter dated January 28 to the chairman of the CCB, Chido Onumah, coordinator of AFRICMIL, said the group relies on its constitutional right to [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Any politician who’s a saint should publicly declare his assets

Shehu Sani: Any politician who’s a saint should publicly declare his assets

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says any politician "who thinks of himself as a saint" should publicly declare his assets.The senator said this in a tweet posted on Friday.Sani said if politicians are not able to declare their assets, they "can’t cast the first stone.""Anyone among the ruling political elites who thinks of himself as a saint,should publicly declare his [...]

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    Report: CCB serves summons on Onnoghen

Report: CCB serves summons on Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has formally served court summons on Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Daily Trust reports.Onnoghen has been accused of false assets declaration, with six-count charge filed against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)..The CJN was meant to be arraigned on Monday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) but he was [...]

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    REVEALED: Dennis Aghanya, author of petition against Onnoghen, is Buhari’s former aide

REVEALED: Dennis Aghanya, author of petition against Onnoghen, is Buhari’s former aide

Dennis Aghanya, the author of the petition against Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), is President Muhammadu Buhari's former media aide.Aghanya is the executive secretary of the Anti-Corruption and Research Based Data Initiative (ARDI), a civil society group that petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over alleged non-declaration of assets by the CJN.He was Buhari's aide between 2009 [...]

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    Senate withholds confirmation of three nominees for CCB board

Senate withholds confirmation of three nominees for CCB board

The senate has confirmed the nomination of seven appointees to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) board.The upper legislative chamber confirmed the seven individuals after Sam Anyanwu, chairman of the committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions, presented a report for the consideration of the senators.In November, President Muhammadu Buhari had written the senate, asking for the confirmation of [...]

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    HEDA asks CCB to prosecute Ambode’s aide for ‘breach of public service’

HEDA asks CCB to prosecute Ambode’s aide for ‘breach of public service’

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental organisation, has accused Lasisi Olalekan, special adviser on taxation to Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, of breach of public service.HEDA, in a letter addressed to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), accused Olalekan of contravening the public service code by holding the position of a director at De [...]

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    Buhari writes senate, requests confirmation of 10 CCB board members

Buhari writes senate, requests confirmation of 10 CCB board members

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the senate, requesting the confirmation of 10 nominees for the board of  the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).In a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the red chamber on Wednesday, the president asked the lawmakers to confirm the nominees.Buhari said the curriculum vitae of the nominees have also been sent [...]

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    CCB ‘refuses to release’ asset details of public officials

CCB ‘refuses to release’ asset details of public officials

Two civil society organisations have accused the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) of denying them access to the written asset declarations of past and present public officers from 2011 till date.The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) and the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) submitted requests - copies were seen by TheCable - to the CCB for declaration [...]

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    FG files charges against arrested judges at CCT

FG files charges against arrested judges at CCT

The federal government on Wednesday filed two separate charges against Sylvester Ngwuta, a supreme court judge, and Adeniyi Ademola, his federal high court counterpart, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).They were alleged to have contravened the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Act.Salihu Isha, special adviser on media and publicity to the attorney-general of the federation, disclosed this in a [...]

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    Obasanjo first ordered investigation of Saraki, says FG witness

Obasanjo first ordered investigation of Saraki, says FG witness

Samuel Madojemu, head of investigation at the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has said that a presidential inve‎stigative report of 2006 triggered off the investigation of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Madojemu disclosed this to the agency's tribunal on Wednesday.Former president Olusegun Obasanjo was in power at the time Saraki was first investigated by the [...]

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    Amendment of CCB Act will not see the light of day, says Gbaja

Amendment of CCB Act will not see the light of day, says Gbaja

Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house of representatives, says the amendment of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Act by the national assembly will "not see the light of day".The majority leader had made an attempt to revisit the bill but when Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, put it to a vote, the legislators kicked against it.Gbajabiamila, while giving an end [...]

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    CCB threatens to prosecute ministers who fail to declare assets

CCB threatens to prosecute ministers who fail to declare assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has threatened to prosecute ministers, public servants and government officials who ignore its invitation for asset verification.Sam Saba, chairman of the bureau, said this in a statement, vowing that those who fall in this category would be taken to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).He commended the public servants who declared their assets within [...]

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