School Feeding Program: massive fraud uncovered in Nasarawa

School Feeding Program: massive fraud uncovered in Nasarawa

The federal government school feeding program has discovered 349 non-existent schools in the list of the program’s beneficiaries in Nasarawa state.  How did this come to light?  The program’s enumeration committee, led by Mallam Abdullahi Usman, made the disclosure during a courtesy call on Governor Abdullahi Sule at the Nasarawa state Government House, Lafia. Usman…

EFCC rejects INEC’s call for an Electoral Offence Commission 

EFCC rejects INEC’s call for an Electoral Offence Commission 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday rejected calls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the establishment of an Electoral Offence Commission.  What’s the EFCC’s interest in it?  Speaking at a public hearing organized by the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, the EFCC’s Assistant Commandant, Deborah Ademu-Eteh, said there is…

Soludo: Subsidy should have been removed ‘yesterday’.

Soludo: Subsidy should have been removed ‘yesterday’.

Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State, has spoken out against the continuation of fuel subsidies in Nigeria. How much is currently being spent on subsidies?The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited revealed in its May 2022 report to the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, that payments for petrol subsidies cost the Federation Account…

Demoralizing pardon

Demoralizing pardon

The StoryUnnamed officials of Nigeria’s anti-corruption agencies, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) have expressed dismay over the recent presidential pardon of convicted ex-governors Dariye and Nyame. How did the pardon affect them?Premium Times reports that the officials noted that their morale and commitment to work have…