Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "petition"

    Group petitions Buhari over NJC’s recommendation of Abba-Aji as supreme court judge

Group petitions Buhari over NJC’s recommendation of Abba-Aji as supreme court judge

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), a non-governmental organisation, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to forward the name of  Uwani Abba-Aji, justice of the court of appeal, to the senate for confirmation as justice of the supreme court.The National Judicial Council (NJC) had on Friday recommended Abba-Aji to Buhari for appointment as justice of the apex court.CSNAC, in a [...]

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    EFCC: A widow’s petition exposed Jolly Nyame

EFCC: A widow’s petition exposed Jolly Nyame

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it got wind of the misappropriation of state funds of Jolly Nyame, ex-governor of Taraba, by chance.The federal capital territory high court handed a 14-year jail sentence to Nyame on May 30.The anti-graft agency had charged Nyame to court for allegedly diverting N1.64 billion when he served as governor between 1999 and 2007.The [...]

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    ‘We’ll stop these callous men in their tracks’ — Garba Shehu reacts to PDP’s UN petition

‘We’ll stop these callous men in their tracks’ — Garba Shehu reacts to PDP’s UN petition

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the petition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sent to the United Nations is beyond comprehension.In a letter signed by Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman, the party alleged the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration is clamping down on the opposition.It also accused the federal government of “thoughtless abuse of human rights” and a “predetermined plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to [...]

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    Group asks EFCC to probe NIA DG, Kingibe over ‘attempt to divert $44m’

Group asks EFCC to probe NIA DG, Kingibe over ‘attempt to divert $44m’

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged attempt by government officials to divert $44m intervention fund belonging to the Nigeria Intelligence Authority (NIA).In a petition written to Ibrahim Magu, EFCC acting chairman, HEDA said the allegations were made by Muhammed Dauda, former acting DG of [...]

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    NGO petitions EFCC, seeks probe of Addax petroleum for ‘bribery and corruption’

NGO petitions EFCC, seeks probe of Addax petroleum for ‘bribery and corruption’

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the bribery and corruption allegation against Addax petroleum.HEDA said the report of Deloitte, an audit firm, indicted the China state-owned firm of corrupt practices in collaboration with some Nigerian officials as well as law firms.In a petition sent to Ibrahim [...]

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    Ndume: Borno assembly member made me angry but I didn’t slap him

Ndume: Borno assembly member made me angry but I didn’t slap him

The Borno state house of assembly has accused Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno central, of slapping Bukar Daja-Ali, one of its members.The house on Thursday alleged that Ndume slapped the lawmaker — Bukar Daja-Ali — at a political meeting in Maiduguri.In a petition to the inspector general of police, Abdulkareem Lawal, the speaker, said the house had resolved to suspend [...]

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    Patience Jonathan: EFCC operatives tried to assassinate me — at least twice

Patience Jonathan: EFCC operatives tried to assassinate me — at least twice

Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ((EFCC) of trying to assassinate her on two occasions.The accusation was contained in her petition to the house of representatives against security agencies in the country.In the letter written by Granville Abibo, her lawyer, she alleged that the EFCC has "repeatedly" bugged her telephone [...]

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    Female IDPs accuse soldiers of demanding sex in exchange for favours

Female IDPs accuse soldiers of demanding sex in exchange for favours

Some victims of the conflict in the north-east have accused soldiers and members of the civilian joint task force of raping women and girls in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps and a hospital in Borno state.In a petition seen by TheCable, the victims under the Knifar Movement, a body advocating the rights of displaced persons, called on the national assembly [...]

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