Posts Tagged ‘scandal’

Bakassi Scandal – $40 million meant for resettlement of residents disappears

Written on December 1st, 2007 by
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A whopping sum of $40 million was earmarked for the resettlement of Nigerians displaced from their ancestral homesteads in the controversial Bakassi peninsula, so reveals Col. Tony Nyiam, a key player in the unsuccessful 1990 coup to overthrow the... Read More | Share

Indicted Nigeria House Speaker 'wont quit'

Written on September 28th, 2007 by
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Lagos, Nigeria - The Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh, has insisted she won't quit her high office, even as pressure mounts on her to step down in the wake of her indictment by a House panel over the 628 million naira (US$5... Read More | Share

N628m renovation scandal: AC wants Etteh probed

Written on August 24th, 2007 by
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The Action Congress (AC) has called for an urgent investigation into reports that 12 units of luxury cars were purchased for House of Representatives Speaker, Olubunmi Etteh and her deputy, Babangida Nguroje. It also wants the probe of the award of... Read More | Share

Police commissioner, 2 aides arrested with N200m

Written on June 8th, 2007 by
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A mind-boggling scandal blew open at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, with the arrest of a Commissioner of Police and his two aides with local and foreign currencies totaling about N200 million. The Commissioner of Police in charge of Budget... Read More | Share

WASTED! .. …How INEC spent N11bn on unused e-voting equipment

Written on May 9th, 2007 by
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A scandal is now brewing at INEC office as it has been discovered that the commission squandered over N11bn on e-voting materials that were never deployed during the just concluded state and national elections.Read... Read More | Share

World Bank board debates Wolfowitz`s fate – as he is booed by he is own staff

Written on April 13th, 2007 by
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Wolfowitz on the ropes Leader Friday April 13, 2007 Guardian For an organisation meant to serve the poor, the World Bank looks embarrassingly wealthy, in a huge concrete and glass building just three blocks from the White House. The problem,... Read More | Share

INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu in Academic Certificate Issues

Written on January 26th, 2007 by
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Prof. Maurice Iwu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has some unpleaseant questions to answer over some of the certificates and academic credentials. ......

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