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Lai Mohammed loses it during Arise News interview

Nigeria’s minister for propaganda Lai Mohammed went head to head with interviewer Charles Aniagolu on Arise News’ “Democracy Day Special”.  The minister was questioned why President Muhammadu Buhari was not following up on his allegations of corruption against ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo.  Mohammed claimed it was the president’s “prerogative” on who to prosecute.  This actually compromises the alleged independence of the …

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Commonwealth Sec-Gen Patricia Scotland was repeating bogus Nigerian claims on recovered loot

Patricia Scotland, the secretary-general of the Commonwealth, was in Nigeria two weeks ago lavishing praise on Nigeria’s alleged anti-corruption efforts.  It appears that the claims she made have shaky foundations. The current edition of  Private Eye, a British publication specialising in investigative journalism, sheds more light on the issue. Commonwealth gains Another triumph for the Commonwealth, which secretary-general Baroness Scotland …

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Nigeria: More spent on security votes per year than Army budget

Civil society groups call for scrapping of secretive security vote spending Ahead of the 2019 Presidential elections in Nigeria, Transparency International and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) are calling on candidates to commit to scrapping the unaccountable and secretive “security vote” spending – one of the most durable forms of corruption in Nigeria—saying that they fail to provide …

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The political gang-up against Rochas Okorocha’s dynastic plans

Many Nigerians would have heard by now about the ward congress of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that went down last Saturday, much to the dissatisfaction of incumbent governor Rochas Okorocha.  What many people may not know is what was at the root of the controversy in which one group claimed victory in the congress, …

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