In a Twist, Businessman Claims U.S.$15 Million Ibori Bribe
The controversy over who owned the $15 million allegedly given as bribe to the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, by a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, took a new dimension Wednesday as one Chibuike Achigbu, who claimed to be an oil magnate, filed an application at the Federal High Court Abuja, saying that the money belongs to him.
Jonathan to Sack Non-Performing Ministers in January 2013
Indications have emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan is set to sack some of his ministers by January next year, following the Performance Contract signed by the ministers before the commencement of last Wednesday's Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Faced With Moral Indefensibility, Desmond Tutu UN-Friends Tony Blair
In a statement released by his spokesperson Roger Friedman on Tuesday, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu revealed that he had decided against participating in the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit on Thursday.
Plans by the Central Bank of Nigeria to restructure the country's currencies, especially the introduction of N5,000 note, will facilitate corruption, promote money laundering and increase financing of terrorist activities, say stakeholders in the financial sector.