Sunday, September 22, 2019

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    HEDA asks CBN to prosecute Melaye for ‘abusing the naira’ at mother’s burial

HEDA asks CBN to prosecute Melaye for ‘abusing the naira’ at mother’s burial

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to prosecute Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, for breaching the bank's rules at his mother's burial in July.A video of the event showed the senator spraying Yinka Ayefele, an artiste, with local and foreign currency has since gone viral.In a petition sent to [...]

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    CSOs ask Buratai to speak on ‘theft of billions’ by soldiers

CSOs ask Buratai to speak on ‘theft of billions’ by soldiers

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre/Transparency International (CISLAC) say it is unfortunate that Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has refused to speak on the "theft of money running into billions" by soldiers. On Sunday, Premium Times reported that five soldiers were declared wanted by the Nigerian army after they absconded with a large amount [...]

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    Obono-Obla: We’re investigating PEF GM over alleged money laundering

Obono-Obla: We’re investigating PEF GM over alleged money laundering

Okoi Obono-Obla, chairman of the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public properties, says investigations are underway into allegations of money laundering against Goddy Nnadi, general manager (corporate services), at the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management) Board.Obono-Obla was speaking at a news conference in Abuja, on Tuesday.He said the investigation became necessary after a non-governmental organisation (NGO) had, through a petition, [...]

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    HEDA asks FG to prosecute Goje or face court action

HEDA asks FG to prosecute Goje or face court action

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre has given the federal government a 14-day ultimatum to prosecute Danjuma Goje, former governor of Gombe state, for alleged money laundering.The centre asked the federal government to prosecute the current senator whose case has just been withdrawn from the court, or face court action.The corruption charges against Goje was discharged by [...]

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    Falana asks Buhari to apologise to Nigerians for saying Abacha didn’t steal

Falana asks Buhari to apologise to Nigerians for saying Abacha didn’t steal

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to Nigerians over his comment on funds diverted by Sani Abacha, the late military dictator.Buhari had said Abacha did not loot the country.Last year alone, the federal government recovered $321 million Abacha loot from Switzerland.Speaking at a conference organised by the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) [...]

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    HEDA asks FG to sanction those who conspired with Abacha

HEDA asks FG to sanction those who conspired with Abacha

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked the federal government to identify and sanction those who assisted Sani Abacha, former head of state, in "looting the nation's treasury".The group said the federal government has the moral obligation to explain to Nigerians questions surrounding illicit funds traced to Abacha.Recently, the British crown dependency of Jersey seized £211 million said [...]

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    HEDA demands ‘high-level probe’ of CBN’s leaked audio

HEDA demands ‘high-level probe’ of CBN’s leaked audio

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order an investigation into the allegation stolen N500 billion in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).An audiotape of an intercom telephone conversation between Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor; Adamu Lamatek, the deputy governor of the apex bank, and other top officials CBN, was leaked [...]

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    HEDA asks Malami to stop meddling with corruption cases

HEDA asks Malami to stop meddling with corruption cases

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), to stop meddling with corruption cases.In a statement on Sunday by Olanrewaju Suraju, HEDA's chairman, the group accused Malami of frustrating critical corruption cases embarked upon by law enforcement agencies.The group said the AGF’s office should be in the forefront [...]

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    Falana: Courts have legitimised vote buying

Falana: Courts have legitimised vote buying

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the courts have legitimised vote buying.Speaking on Wednesday at the ninth forum of the anti-corruption situation room in Abuja, Falana said since 1999, the purchase of votes has been the order of the day.He said measures should be put in place in a bid to reform the country's process "in a way that we [...]

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    HEDA demands probe of trade minister over ‘abuse of $160m project’

HEDA demands probe of trade minister over ‘abuse of $160m project’

The Human and Environmental Agenda (HEDA) has called for the probe of Okechukwu Enelamah, minister of indusry, trade and investment, for allegedly mismanaging a $160 million World Bank project.In a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), HEDA said the minister was accused of unlawfully diverting $35 million, part of money meant for the growth and employment (GEM) [...]

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    Acting IGP: Policemen attached to VIPs on election day will be arrested

Acting IGP: Policemen attached to VIPs on election day will be arrested

Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), says policemen who move with very important personalities (VIPs) on election day will be arrested.Speaking at a public presentation of a partnership between some stakeholders in the forthcoming elections, Adamu said all security operatives would wear tags to avoid the presence of fake officers.The acting IGP reiterated that it is the responsibility of [...]

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    HEDA honours ‘outstanding individuals’ in the fight against corruption

HEDA honours ‘outstanding individuals’ in the fight against corruption

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has singled out some Nigerians it found worthy of honour.The civil society group honoured these individuals at the maiden edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos on Monday.According to the organisers, the award is in recognition of individuals who promote honour, integrity and who also stand tall in the crusade [...]

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    HEDA asks court to compel IGP to probe Adeosun’s NYSC certificate

HEDA asks court to compel IGP to probe Adeosun’s NYSC certificate

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has filed a motion exparte before the federal high court in Lagos seeking the probe of Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance.HEDA has requested an order compelling Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to investigate the allegations of certificate forgery against the minister.Premium Times had reported that Adeosun forged an exemption certificate [...]

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    HEDA writes IGP, demands probe of Adeosun over ‘certificate forgery’

HEDA writes IGP, demands probe of Adeosun over ‘certificate forgery’

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to investigate the allegations of certificate forgery against Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance.Premium Times had reported that Adeosun allegedly forged an exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).The corps in response said the finance minister applied for exemption but it would investigate [...]

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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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    Malabu deal: Court grants judicial review against Malami

Malabu deal: Court grants judicial review against Malami

A federal high court sitting in Lagos has granted  the Human and Environment Development Agenda (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), a  leave for a judicial review against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) in the Malabu oil deal.HEDA had on April 5, filed an ex-parte motion before the court, seeking for an order compelling the AGF to revoke the operating [...]

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