Tag: Looters

Nigerian Senate says “it is not possible to prescribe death penalty for looters”

The Senate has said it is not possible for it to initiate a bill that prescribes the death penalty for looters. The red chamber, however, pledged to support any executive or private member bill that would criminalise acts of corruption. The spokesperson for the Senate, Godiya Akwashiki, stated this in[Read More…]

Buhari Sets Up Another Committee To Verify Asset Recovered From Looters

The Federal Government has set up an inter-agency Presidential Committee on Asset Recovery, PCAR, as part of its efforts to strengthen the on-going fight against corruption. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Friday in Abuja when he received the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi Wants Looters Of Public Treasury Be Named And Shamed

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that he believes in a transparent government where the identities of looters are revealed, stressing that such system would prevent corrupt persons from contesting elections in future. Speaking in Abuja during a stakeholders meeting on the London summit on anti-corruption and the[Read More…]

Looters Have Stopped Keeping Money In Banks, Opt For Abandoned Properties Says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says due to the current anti-corruption war, looters have stopped keeping money in banks and have resorted to storing cash in their abandoned properties. The acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, said this at a workshop titled, the ‘Role of Professionals in[Read More…]