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Nigeria: Former Minister Abdu Bulama arraigned over fraud charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Friday arraigned a former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama, before a Federal High Court in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, on a seven-count charge of criminal conspiracy and money...

Nigeria: Former Ondo state party chairman Clement Faboyede arraigned over fraud allegations

The Economic and Financial Crimes on Friday arraigned a former Chairman of the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party, Clement Faboyede, for an alleged fraud of N500m. Faboyede was arraigned alongside Modupe Adetokunbo before the Federal High Court in Lagos. The three...

Ghana’s Senior Soccer Brass Caught on Tape in Bribery Scandal

Senior officers of the revered Ghana Football Soccer Association who took fat wads of cash to influence player selection in the national team became the unwitting stars of a new documentary by Ghana’s number one investigative journalist. The film...

A tale of terrorism and corruption – Boko Haram in Nigeria

The act of financing of terrorism is a well-known strategy for individuals or organisations to destabilise economies or societal norms to achieve a desired outcome. The breeding ground for terrorism financing lies in corruption, whereby the desire of selected individuals...

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