Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned an American, Marco Antonio Ramirez, before an Ikeja special offences court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding some Nigerians in the tune of $565,000.
The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has said it is a waste of effort to jail corrupt persons.
Femi Falana, Nigeria’s senior lawyer and rights activist, has accused the military administration of Ibrahim Babangida of being partly responsible for the current economic challenges facing the country currently.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has admitted that its top officials have been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Taye Fasuba, a former special assistant on union matters to ex-governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has been sentenced by the state magistrate court, to six months imprisonment for unlawful entry into a land.
The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has reportedly described some officers of the service working at the border as “useless”, leaving their official duty.