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FG Pays 14 Whistleblowers N439m Reward

Fourteen persons who gave useful tips that led to the recovery of several billions of Naira and some millions in hard currency from some corporate tax evaders were paid about N439.3 million this week, Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, said. The Minister did not name the offending companies. But, she told …

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Abacha Funds: Adeosun Refutes Reports on Payment to Lawyers

The attention of the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been drawn to false media reports of a “strongly-worded letter to the President” objecting to the payment of $16.9 million fees to two lawyers for the recovery of Abacha funds.  The Minister wishes to dissociate herself and the …

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Drama as bribe-seeking SARS men keep Lagos businessman in toilet

A  businessman, Immanuel Ibe-Anyanwu, created a sensation on Monday after calling for help on Facebook while in the toilet of a Zenith Bank branch at Ago Palace-Way, Okota, Lagos State. Ibe-Anyanwu claimed that some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad were waiting outside the bank to extort money from him. …

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‘Looters list of APC members’ released

A few days ago, the fallacious minister of information, the rightly named Lai Mohammed, whose first name rhymes with his life’s calling, released a so called ‘looters list’ with six names of alleged looters. After he was ridiculed by civil society, the opposition and the international community, Mr. Lai Mohammed …

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FG releases more looters’ names list

The Federal Government has said the list of alleged looters which it released earlier was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount in question was collected and from where it was taken. Releasing a fresh list of alleged looters, in a statement issued in Lagos …

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Corruption: PDP looters list released

In response to the challenge by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the federal government to name its members who looted the nation’s treasury under the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Information Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Friday released a list six PDP ‘looters’ The list is as follows: 1. PDP CHAIRMAN …

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