Tag: Code of Conduct Bureau

How Code Of Conduct Bureau Staff Help Public Officials Under Investigation For Corruption Change Their Asset Declaration Forms

Some unnamed officials at Nigeria’s Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) have been alerting members of the House of Representatives who played one role or another in budget planning that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) wants their asset declaration forms. Saharareporters gathered that the EFCC sent requests to the Code[Read More…]

Breaking: He And His Wives Invested As “Shareholders” In Dubai, FG Clears Army Chief Buratai

… Properties not wholly owned by anyone The Federal Government has investigated and cleared the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his assets and military acquisitions just as the nature of his offshore investments has been shown to be based on capital market principles of shareholding. The[Read More…]

Again, Buhari Fails To Make Details of Assets Public

President Muhammadu Buhari has yet again reneged on his promise to make specific details of his assets public, failing to release comprehensive particulars of assets he filed to the Code of Conduct Bureau. The president had said he would make full disclosure after verification of the listed items by the[Read More…]

Bamikole Omishore: CCT And A Timeline of Inconsistencies

By Bamikole Omishore Potter Stewart, a renown Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court who played a significant role in the interpretation of Civil Rights laws, coined the basic phrase: “Fairness is what Justice really is.” This phrase, conceived to propel the notion of every individual’s equitable right under[Read More…]

Code of Conduct Never Allowed Saraki To Give Statement Before Trial – Witness Reveals

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) did not interrogate Senate President Bukola Saraki before filling charges of false declaration of assets against him, Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said. However, Wetkas, who was being cross-examined by Paul Usoro (SAN), said that the[Read More…]

EFCC Witness Denied Knowledge of The Contents of A Petition He Tendered As Evidence Against Saraki

Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday denied knowledge of the contents of a petition he tendered as evidence against Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The petition, which is marked “Exhibit 11?, was written by a group[Read More…]

Femi Falana Tells Speaker Dogara Not To Join The Senate In Amending The Code of Conduct Bureau Act

Nigeria’s leading human rights and constitutional lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has drawn the attention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives to what he described as the illegal and hasty move by the Senate to amend the Code of Conduct Bureau and Code of Conduct Tribunal Act. The bill[Read More…]

Trouble As Embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Loyalists Divide

Senate President Bukola Saraki, from all indications, appears to be fighting a losing battle with the Code of Conduct Bureau following the refusal of a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop his trial at the Tribunal. Saraki’s chances seems to have dwindled further as reports of a divide within[Read More…]

Civil Groups Asks Code of Conduct To Make Public Asset Declaration Forms of El-rufai, Akpabio, Fashola, Others

Civil Society Groups in Nigeria are asking the Code of Conduct Bureau to release the asset declaration forms of some serving and past elected and appointed government officials many of whom Save Nigeria Group says it has received corruption complaints against. Prominent on the list of include many from whom Nigerians[Read More…]

Saraki Trial: A Bill Seeking To Amend CCB Act Passed Second Reading At The Senate

A bill for an amendment of Code of Conduct Tribunal and Bureau Act scaled second reading at Senate, Thursday, just 48 hours after it was first read. In Nigeria’s lawmaking process, rarely do bills get such accelerated legislative action. The bill sponsored by Peter Nwaoboshi (PDP-Delta State), passed second reading[Read More…]