Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "looters"

    Femi Adesina to Atiku: Mind your language against Buhari

Femi Adesina to Atiku: Mind your language against Buhari

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, has condemned a statement credited to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar that President Muhammadu Buhari is “power drunk”.Abubakar, who is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was quoted as saying Buhari is “very uncompromising, power drunk (and) will not be ready to leave power without a fight.”Reacting on Wednesday, Adesina said it is true [...]

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    Umahi asks FG to grant amnesty to treasury looters

Umahi asks FG to grant amnesty to treasury looters

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has asked the federal government to grant amnesty to public officers holders accused of looting.NAN quoted Umahi as saying this on Monday when he declared open a training on anti-corruption, ethics and integrity in Abakaliki.The event was organised for local government officials in the state.The governor advised the government to negotiate with suspects to [...]

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    Tinubu: Three years not enough to reshape Nigeria — we ate the seed of growth for breakfast

Tinubu: Three years not enough to reshape Nigeria — we ate the seed of growth for breakfast

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says treasury looters have “eaten” Nigeria’s seed of growth and development.He said as a result of this, the three years of the APC administration is not enough to re-engineer the country.Speaking during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Lagos on Thursday, the APC leader said despite the looting of the country's treasury in [...]

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    ‘More thieves will be jailed’ — Buhari talks tough as he resumes office

‘More thieves will be jailed’ — Buhari talks tough as he resumes office

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is going to jail “more thieves” who looted the nation's treasury.He said this on Saturday in an interview with NTA upon return from his vacation in London.Buhari said his administration is not going to let those who stole the country's funds escape prosecution.“We are going to jail more of the thieves that brought the [...]

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    APC asks anti-graft agencies to intensify probe of ‘looters’

APC asks anti-graft agencies to intensify probe of ‘looters’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to intensify efforts in recovery funds and assets stolen by public officials.In a statement on Thursday, Yekini Nabena, APC's acting spokesman, said fighting corruption was one of the party's promises to Nigerians and it remains committed to it.Nabena said there [...]

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    FG to publish list of 200 ‘looters’

FG to publish list of 200 ‘looters’

The federal government will soon make public, list of 200 persons who allegedly looted Nigeria's treasury.According to Daily Trust, Okoi Obono-Obla, special assistant to the president on prosecution, disclosed this at the inauguration of a new software application for tracking illicit properties in the country.The application was developed by African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a civil society [...]

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    Looters United

Looters United

For days, maybe for a week or two, the release by the federal government of the list of alleged looters from our nation’s treasury would continue to dominate the news cycle – understandably so. No doubt, the “they-said we-said,” all the “back and forth,” and the “accusations and counter-accusations”—reminiscent of that popular Fela song that has a lot of name-calling [...]

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    FG isn’t serious with anti-graft war, says CDHR on ‘looters’ list

FG isn’t serious with anti-graft war, says CDHR on ‘looters’ list

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has described as one-sided, the list of alleged looters released by the federal government on Friday.The list released by Lai Mohammed, minister of information, has names of only members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The minister said the names were released as a result of the challenge that the government from [...]

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    The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked the federal government to publish the list of all stolen properties recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).In a statement on Wednesday, Fayose also asked the government to publish the names of owners of the properties before its purported plan to sell them.He said the federal government cannot continue to [...]

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    Unclaimed looted assets will be sold off, says Buhari

Unclaimed looted assets will be sold off, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says all unclaimed looted assets, including landed properties recovered by the federal government, would be sold and the proceeds deposited into government treasury.The president made this known when he addressed members of Daura emirate coalition who paid him a condolence visit at his country home, Daura, Katsina state, on Monday.He said many "looters" of government resources had [...]

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    EXTRA: Looters list should include players of Umbrella Utd and Broomers FC, says Shehu Sani

EXTRA: Looters list should include players of Umbrella Utd and Broomers FC, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the federal government must be impartial when publishing the list of alleged looters.Adetokunbo Mumuni, executive secretary, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), had quoted Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, as saying President Muhammadu Buhari had directed all relevant agencies to compile documents on names of all “looters”.The directive is to enforce the [...]

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    Segun Oni: I was a PDP member but not among the looters

Segun Oni: I was a PDP member but not among the looters

Segun Oni, deputy national chairman (south) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he was not a party to the "looting of funds" under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration, where he served as governor.Oni, who governed Ekiti between 2007 and 2010, said the damage the PDP caused the economy is "horrendous and worst than one can imagine”.He added that the looting [...]

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    Adeosun: VAIDS is NOT related to the bill on amnesty for looters

Adeosun: VAIDS is NOT related to the bill on amnesty for looters

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says the voluntary assets and income declaration scheme (VAIDS) has nothing to do with the bill before the national assembly seeking amnesty for looters.Speaking at the VAIDS interactive session for business owners hosted by PwC in Lagos on Thursday, Adeosun said the bill is not from the executive but from the legislative arm of government.She [...]

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    Malami: FG will publish the names of ‘looters’

Malami: FG will publish the names of ‘looters’

The federal government has promised to make public the list of suspected treasury looters.Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), made the promise while speaking with state house correspondents on Wednesday.But he said that would only happen after the government had "fulfilled judicial principles".A federal high court in Lagos had compelled the government to release information about high-ranking public officials from [...]

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    Biafra agitation funded by looters, says Magu

Biafra agitation funded by looters, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said that the agitations for secession are being funded by looters.He said the root of the agitations is corruption as the looters hope to sabotage the country in a bid to "enjoy their ill-gotten wealth" unhindered.Magu said this on Tuesday while receiving Segun Runsewe, director general, National Council [...]

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    EXTRA: Muslim group tells Nigerians to curse looters three times daily

EXTRA: Muslim group tells Nigerians to curse looters three times daily

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)  has called on Nigerians to curse "looters of national treasury", three times daily.In a statement released on Monday, Ishaq Akintola, director of the group,  also asked on jobless graduates to rain curses on " their oppressors".Akintola advised the federal government to adopt an unconventional method in its fight against corruption, citing some techniques that have failed in various [...]

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