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Tag "Security votes"

    Transparency International calls for outlawing of ‘corruption-prone’ security votes

Transparency International calls for outlawing of ‘corruption-prone’ security votes

Transparency International (TI) says Nigeria needs a federal legislation outlawing security votes.Christina Hildrew, TI Africa programme manager of defence and security unit, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at a two-day stakeholders conference.The conference was organised by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in partnership with TI and support from European Union.Security votes are funds that are disbursed to cover [...]

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    REVEALED: $670m spent on security votes annually — more than army budget

REVEALED: $670m spent on security votes annually — more than army budget

Not less than $670 million is spent on security votes in Nigeria every year, a new report by Transparency International Defence and Security (TIDS) and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) has revealed.The report, titled 'Camouflaged Cash', was launched in Abuja on Monday. According to the report, the $670m is more than the annual budget of the Nigerian army [...]

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    Obi: Security vote is our biggest source of waste… ex-govs should be made to account for it

Obi: Security vote is our biggest source of waste… ex-govs should be made to account for it

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, has described security votes as unconstitutional and the "biggest source of waste" in Nigeria.Speaking at The Platform, a programme organised by Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos, Obi said ex-governors should be made to account for the votes."Let me tell Nigerians; there is nothing in our constitution called security votes. Anybody who tell you that is [...]

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