Category: Corruption

CORRUPTION

We Have Repostioned Economy, Strengthened Anti-corruption Institutions, Reduced Insurgency, Militancy,

In an appraisal of his over seven-year old administration, President Muhammadu Buhari  said his government had repositioned the economy, made significant progress in the eradication of deeply entrenched corruption and worked methodically in reducing insurgency in the Northeast, militancy in the Niger Delta and ethnic and religious tensions in some sections of the country. The…

Obi: Nigeria needs independence from corruption, poverty

Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), says Nigeria has what it takes to be truly great. He said this in a statement issued on Saturday to mark Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary. According to Obi, despite the challenges affecting the country, there is hope for a better future. “The catalogue of our national…

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission probes Sh400m Siaya withdrawals

Siaya county headquarters. [file, Standard]   Fresh details have emerged how Siaya County officials illegally withdrew Sh400 million from the county coffers a few days to the August 9 General Election. The development comes as the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) pitched tent at the county headquarters and questioned several officials as investigations continued over the…

Corruption & Dilemma

Corruption & Dilemma With the completion of training at Academy of Administration, you have been allocated with the first service in The Department of Mining in Jharkhand, the first step of your career as “Indian Administrative Service” Officer. Within the initial year of your tenure in the department, you’ve started suspecting some unethical activities and…

Australia to create national anti-corruption watchdog

SYDNEY, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Australia’s government said on Tuesday it will introduce legislation to create a National Anti-Corruption Commission, after years of debate over the need for an independent watchdog for politicians.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Attorney General Mark Dreyfus said in a statement the move would “restore trust and integrity in politics”, and…

Four SANDF members in court for PPE corruption worth R273m

Four SANDF members appeared in the military court on allegations of PPE fraud and corruption. They are accused of giving contracts to predetermined companies for masks and gloves.  The SIU says it will institute civil claims to recover the money. Four South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members appeared in the military court on allegations of personal protective equipment…

Australia to create national anti-corruption watchdog

Residents jog along the Sydney Harbor on Sept 13, 2021. (SAEED KHAN / AFP)SYDNEY – Australia’s government said on Tuesday it will introduce legislation to create a National Anti-Corruption Commission, after years of debate over the need for an independent watchdog for politicians.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Attorney General Mark Dreyfus said in a statement…

Australia reveals proposed anti-corruption watchdog

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government released details Tuesday of a proposed corruption watchdog that was an important promise in its recent election campaign.Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said he would introduce legislation to create the National Anti-Corruption Commission to Parliament on Wednesday.The center-left Labor Party promised that creating the watchdog would be a priority before it…