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Facebook Beefing Up Team To Thwart Election Manipulation

Facebook Beefing Up Team To Thwart Election Manipulation

Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course. The announcement came as the leading social network turned over to Congress some 3,000 Russia-linked ads that appeared to use hot-button issues to turn people against one another ahead of last year’s US election. […]

First Female SAN, Solanke, Cautions Lawyers Against Corruption

First Female SAN, Solanke, Cautions Lawyers Against Corruption

 Nigeria’s first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN), Mrs. Folanke Solanke, has cautioned lawyers against indulging in corruption. She gave the warning at the weekend at a lecture, “The vocation and the capacity of a lawyer,” to the law students of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti. She said the corruption at the bar and […]

McKinsey and KPMG Targeted in South Africa Graft Scandal

McKinsey and KPMG Targeted in South Africa Graft Scandal

After helping topple one of Britain’s best known public-relations companies, South African anti-corruption groups are now targeting U.S. consultancy McKinsey & Co. and auditing firm KPMG LLP for doing work for businesses tied to the Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma’s son. The Guptas, originally from India and including brothers Atul, Rajesh and Ajay, moved […]

Osinbajo Appoints Owasanoye ICPC Chairman

Osinbajo Appoints Owasanoye ICPC Chairman

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, last night made some major appointments into key federal government’s agencies. He consequently, redeployed the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Ekpo Nta, to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by […]

U.S. Hunt for Nigeria Fraud Cash May Come Second to a Small Bank

U.S. Hunt for Nigeria Fraud Cash May Come Second to a Small Bank

U.S. prosecutors trying to recover proceeds from an alleged $1.5 billion Nigerian fraud may have to wait their turn. A plum penthouse condominium in one of Manhattan’s most expensive buildings is among the cash, real estate and luxury yacht the U.S. moved last week to seize from Nigerian tycoon Kolawole Akanni Aluko, whom it accuses of […]

U.S. Seeks One57 Condo Cash in Nigerian Oil Corruption Case

U.S. Seeks One57 Condo Cash in Nigerian Oil Corruption Case

The U.S. is seeking to recover $144 million in assets, including proceeds from a luxury condominium on Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row in New York, which prosecutors claim were spoils from bribes paid for Nigerian oil contracts. The Justice Department, in a lawsuit filed Friday in Houston, said two Nigerian businessmen made corrupt payments to a Nigerian […]

Infighting Plagues South Africa’s Ruling ANC as Vote Looms

Infighting Plagues South Africa’s Ruling ANC as Vote Looms

Infighting and scandal are threatening the stranglehold South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has held on power since the end of apartheid. The parlous state of Africa’s oldest political movement, once revered for its role in ending white-minority rule, was laid bare in a report presented by its secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe, at a party policy […]

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Ikoyi Billions

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Ikoyi Billions

Following the failure of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to come forward to lay claim to the ownership of $43,449,947; £27,800 and N23,218,000 (N13.3 billion) discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an Ikoyi apartment on April 12, 2017, Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, Tuesday ordered the final […]

Buhari Suspends SGF, NIA Boss Over Osborne Dollars

Buhari Suspends SGF, NIA Boss Over Osborne Dollars

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday took a stagy step to manage the damaging image problems created for his anti-corruption crusade by suspending the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. The two senior officials of the government are to […]

Egypt: Habib El-Adly – Seven-Year Jail Sentence For Corruption

Egypt: Habib El-Adly – Seven-Year Jail Sentence For Corruption

An Egyptian court has sentenced former interior minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted president Hosni Mubarak, to seven years in jail for corruption. Adly was found guilty on Saturday of embezzling more than $110mn of public funds. The verdict can be appealed before Egypt’s top civil court, the court of cassation. A long-serving official […]

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