Corruption Fight: Tinubu’s Government Worse Than Buhari– Prof Badejo

A Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Babafemi Badejo has stated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government will be worse than former President, Muhammadu Buhari- who was himself woeful in the area of tackling corruption in the country. Badejo stated this during his first inaugural lecture Titled: “Interest” at Chrisland University, Abeokuta in Ogun State. Adding that, successive administrations have not faced corruption head-on with political will.

Kano Government To Investigate Ganduje Over Alleged Bribery Allegation

Kano state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) has launched an investigation against the former governor of Kano state Abdullahi Ganduje as his immunity as Governor has expired. Chairman of the commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado stated this yesterday during a press conference, while confirming that the state government has already arrested a state commissioner, Engr. Idriss Wada who facilitated the alleged bribery of N1billion fraud. Recall that in 2018, a video of the former Governor stuffing bills of Dollars in his Agbada went viral.

World Bank Grants Are Mainly Flawed by Corruption – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC said the chunk part of most World Bank grant is skewed in corruption. The Chairman of the ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye stated this during a meeting by delegation that hosted Economic and organised crime Office of Ghana recently. The antigraft boss said unlike how other people think, unlike how some stakeholders think, the political economy of the international ecosystem was not designed for the third world countries to develop and fight corruption but to entangle them more.

Gunmen Kill RCCG Pastor In Ogun, Abduct Worshippers

Unknown gunmen on Saturday stormed a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), in Abule-Ori in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, killing the Pastor and abducting seven worshippers. The Ogun State So-Safe Corps Commander, Soji Ganzallo, confirmed the incident, saying his officers rescued the seven church members and killed one of the kidnappers during a rescue operation.

Sokoto Mob Kills Man Accused Of Blasphemy 

An Irate mob in Sokoto on Sunday murdered a butcher, Usman Buda, after he was accused of making blasphemous comments against Prophet Muhammad. Sokoto Police spokesperson Ahmad Rufai, who confirmed the incident to journalists said “On 25th June, 2023, about 0955hrs, we got a distress call in the morning around 9:20 a.m. that one Usman Buda ‘M’ of Gwandu LGA, a butcher at Sokoto Abattoir allegedly blasphemed the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW); as a result, he was mobbed and attacked by some Muslim faithful and inflicted serious injuries on him.

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