Author Archives: Chinedu Okereke

Action AID Calls For Heightened Fight Against Corruption

The Action Aid Nigeria says it is imperative to support the fight against corruption in Nigeria in order to promote development of the country’s economy and it’s citizenry.   To this end, the Action Aid under the “Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption Project, organised a one day rally in Abuja, to sensitise various groups including people living with ...

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We Have To Put Nigeria and Nigerians First – Chinda

Honourable Kingsley Chinda is a member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts . In this interview, he spoke extensively on issues bothering on security of the nation and way out. EXCERPTS:   What’s your view on State Policing?   Well, firstly, I believe you can’t do the same thing for 58 years and you ...

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Reps Call For Construction Of More Pedestrian Bridges

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Capital Development Authority to construct more pedestrian bridges, and provide security at existing ones across the Federal Capital Territory. This was sequel to a motion moved at plenary by Mr James Faleke from Lagos State. Moving the motion, Mr Faleke worried that some existing pedestrian bridges are not secured and lack maintenance ...

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Abacha Looth: Reps To Probe Spent Loot Till Date

The House of Representatives has kicked against Buhari’s led government plan to disburse $322 million Abacha loot sent by the Swiss government to the vulnerable in 19 States. The green chamber further resolved to constitute an Adhoc committee to trace all the Abacha loot so far sent to the country from 1998 till date by the Swiss government and fashion ...

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Court Grant Dasuki Ex-National Security Adviser Bail

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has granted bail to a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, as the Department of State Services (DSS) continues to hold him for almost three years. DSS has been holding Dasuki on the allegation of $2.1bn arms fund diversion during his time as NSA under the administration of former president, Goodluck ...

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President Buhari Appoints 29 Court of Appeal Judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 29 Judicial Officers for the Court of Appeal, Federal High Court and the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The approval was sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC). The  Court of Appeal tops the list with 12 Justices approved for the court. They were  Justice P. ...

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