Monday, September 17, 2018

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    Babachir Lawal, Ribadu kick against indirect primary in Adamawa APC

Babachir Lawal, Ribadu kick against indirect primary in Adamawa APC

Some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa have kicked against the option of indirect primary for elective positions in the state.Babachir Lawal, former secretary of the government of the federation (SGF), and Nuhu Ribadu, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), are among the stakeholders.On Monday, some APC members led by Boss Mustapha, [...]

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    Ribadu: Almajiri system is a violation of human rights

Ribadu: Almajiri system is a violation of human rights

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the people of northern Nigeria are the most backward in the world.Ribadu said this on Wednesday while speaking at the launch of "Sect and social disorder" and "Quaranic Schools in Northern Nigeria", books edited by Abdul Rafau Mustapha and Hannah Hoechner.The event organised by Premium Times Books took [...]

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    Ribadu: Our children will inherit failure if we don’t fight corruption

Ribadu: Our children will inherit failure if we don’t fight corruption

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigerian children will inherit failure and problems if corruption is not checked.Ribadu said this in a chat with TheCable at the one year anniversary of the implementation of the whistleblower, a project by Corruption Anonymous (CORA).The programme took place in Abuja on ThursdayHe said for the country [...]

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    Ribadu on anti-graft war: There’s so much noise because Buhari is doing well

Ribadu on anti-graft war: There’s so much noise because Buhari is doing well

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is doing “extremely well” in the fight against corruption.Speaking on the sideline of an anti-corruption townhall meeting tagged ‘A spanner in the wheel of corruption’, organised by the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation in Abuja, Ribadu said there is “so much noise” [...]

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    EFCC going through hell, says Ribadu

EFCC going through hell, says Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission has done “fairly well” in its fight against corruption.He, however, added that for the war to be successful, law enforcement agencies like the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the police must “wake up from their slumber”.Ribadu was speaking at an [...]

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    Ribadu: I see signs of dark moments of 2007 hovering over us

Ribadu: I see signs of dark moments of 2007 hovering over us

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the unholy alliance of corrupt people against the anti-corruption war is reminiscent of 2007.Ribadu was in December 2007 removed from the position of EFCC chairman, a decision which was believed to have been engineered by parties averse to his anti-corruption crusade.According to Ribadu, the present EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu is doing a [...]

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    Ribadu: Crooks have been winning corruption war

Ribadu: Crooks have been winning corruption war

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigerians must collectively fight the war against corruption because the crooks have been winning the battle.Ribadu said this while speaking to journalists after the 12th annual public symposium organised by the Abuja chapter of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN).The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Court refuses to order AGF to probe EFCC chairmen

Court refuses to order AGF to probe EFCC chairmen

An FCT high court, Jabi, has struck out an application seeking an order to compel the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) to investigate former Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) chairmen for alleged corruption.Abba-Bello Muhammad, the judge, struck out the application after listening to the submission of Frank Tietie, the applicants’ counsel.Plaintiffs in the matter with suit number M/4853/17 were [...]

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    Ribadu: We hug in public but plot against each other in our ethno-religious enclave

Ribadu: We hug in public but plot against each other in our ethno-religious enclave

Nuhu Ribadu, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says ethnic jingoism and religious acrimony propounded by "our leaders" are the bane of Nigeria.According to the former anti-graft chief, Nigeria's challenges are linked to the shortcomings of its leaders at all levels.He noted that despite appearing cordial in public, the country's leaders scheme against each other in [...]

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    Farida Waziri: Ribadu enjoying the wealth of people he once labelled as corrupt

Farida Waziri: Ribadu enjoying the wealth of people he once labelled as corrupt

Farida Waziri, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nuhu Ribadu is enjoying the wealth of people he once labelled as corrupt.Ribadu, pioneer chairman of EFCC, had alleged that Mike Aondoakaa, a former attorney-general of the federation; Ben Nwabueze, a senior lawyer; and Waziri were among those who frustrated the fight against corruption in the country.But [...]

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    Aondoakaa, Nwabueze tried to destroy EFCC, says Ribadu

Aondoakaa, Nwabueze tried to destroy EFCC, says Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agenda of Michael Aondoakaa, former attorney-general of the federation, was to destroy the anti-corruption commission and frustrate the war against corruption.Ribadu was the pioneer chairman of the EFCC, serving between 2003 and 2007.While presenting a paper at the 2016 Annual Lecture organised by the Joe Kyari [...]

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    Atiku: Obasanjo wanted to be president for life but I stood in his way

Atiku: Obasanjo wanted to be president for life but I stood in his way

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has taken yet another swipe at ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his former boss did not want to relinquish power.Both men, who were in charge of the country’s affairs between 1999 and 2007, ended their tenures on a rancorous note.They later made peace, with Abubakar sharing a picture of him dinning at the Hill Top residence of [...]

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    Nobody – not even EFCC – can steal recovered loot, says Ribadu

Nobody – not even EFCC – can steal recovered loot, says Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says there is no way anybody can steal money recovered by the agency.Speaking on Monday in Abuja during the annual conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), the anti-graft czar expressed surprise that people were saying such money could be tampered with.He said there was no recovery without [...]

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    Ribadu: I went into politics in my madness and I’m still paying dearly for it

Ribadu: I went into politics in my madness and I’m still paying dearly for it

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says he is "paying dearly" for his decision to go into politics after heading the nation's anti-graft agency.While noting that the "fight against corruption is a thankless job", the 2011 presidential candidate of Action Congress (AC) maintained that he was never party to the embezzlement of recovered loot [...]

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    ECOWAS to host anti-money laundering summit in Lagos

ECOWAS to host anti-money laundering summit in Lagos

The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), a specialized institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is set to host a three-day anti-money laundering workshop in Lagos.GIABA is also the Financial Action Task Force-Styled Regional Body (FSRB) responsible for combating the scourge of Money Laundering (ML) and Terrorist Financing (TF) in West Africa.The [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Ribadu has begged me, says Atiku

EXCLUSIVE: Ribadu has begged me, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has apologised to him for the allegations of corruption the anti-graft agency levelled against him in 2006.He said when Ribadu was running for president in 2011, he came and asked him for forgiveness over the episode which damaged the former VP politically."Nuhu (Ribadu) came [...]

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