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SERAP urges Buhari and Osinbajo to declare assets publicly

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to “swiftly move to declare their assets publicly, consistent with their apparent anticorruption credentials and their expressed commitments to do so and in the best interest of transparency and accountability.” SERAP’s request followed the …

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OPINION: AMBODE AND THE BURDEN OF EXPECTATIONS

Tayo Ogunbiyi It won’t be an overstatement to affirm that Lagos State is one of the few shining lights in the country’s democratic experience since 1999. The State has been blessed with visionary and astute Governors who had piloted her affairs in laudable fashion. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu who became …

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IGP SALUTES NIGERIANS ON DEMOCRACY DAY

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, has saluted the Government and people of Nigeria, as the nation marks its 16th year of unbroken democracy on Friday, May 29, 2015. A statement by Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, Ag. CP Emmanuel C.S. Ojukwu, said that while saluting the courage …

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OPINION: The corruption discourse by Jideofor Adibe

This piece was motivated by three recent developments: One is tomorrow’s (i.e. May 29, 2015) inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the general expectation that his regime will wage an ‘aggressive war’ against corruption. Two, is that about two weeks ago I …

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