Thursday, September 27, 2007

News Desk Thursday, September 27, 2007

Panel Report Indicts Etteh, Deputy, 10 Others...

THE nine-man panel set up by the House of Representatives on September 5 to investigate the contract scandal involving the Speaker, Honourable Olubunmi Etteh, submitted its report on Wednesday indicting the speaker and the National Assembly management on the omissions over the contract. MORE>>

We’ve seized N9bn from Dariye, Alamieyeseigha - Britain

THE acting British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. James Tansley, said on Wednesday that the Metropolitan Police had seized about £34.6 million (about N9 billion) from two former state governors, Chiefs Joshua Dariye and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. MORE>>

Nigeria Improves on Corruption Rating - Ranked 32nd Most Corrupt nation

THIS year’s corruption index report was on Wednesday released by the Transparency International with Nigeria improving on the list. Nigeria, which was named the second most corrupt nation in 2005 and the sixth most corrupt in 2006, improved significantly and became the 32nd most corrupt country in the world. MORE>>

FG Seizes Nnamani's Properties

Sequel to the order of Justice Tijani Abubakar of the Federal High Court in Lagos, the Federal Government on Wednesday took over the properties of former governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, located in different parts of the state. MORE>>

EFCC Nabs NURTW Chieftain Over N50,000 Bribe

A top official of the Imo state branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) (names withheld) has been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as he attempted to bribe an official of the commission investigating a case of fraud against his boss. MORE>>
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