Emerging true colors: APC leaders angry as Buhari appoints more northerners

Staff, (Punch) - THERE was an outrage in the ruling All Progressives Congress on Thursday over the announcement of new appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari.


Senate, House of Reps okay pay cut • Say it is 'disgusting' to hear Nigerians call their legislators 'looters' and 'thieves'

Staff, (Punch) - Members of the National Assembly on Wednesday said they welcomed the decision of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission to review downward the salaries and allowances of members of the National Assembly.

FG to slash Federal lawmakers salaries

Levinus Nwabughiogu, (Vanguard) - Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Mr. Elias Mbam, disclosed yesterday that the Commission had started the process of trimming down the pay packages of the President, Senators, members of the House of Reps, govs and all the elected public officials to reflect current economic realities.

Looters' Special Court: Nominee-judges fail integrity test

Lanre Adewole, (Nigerian Tribune) - MAJORITY of the judges nominated for probable appointment as heads of the proposed anti-corruption specialised courts failed the integrity test being conducted by security agencies, Nigerian Tribune learnt on Sunday evening.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, eats humble pie, reaches out to Bola Tinubu

Staff, (Punch) - Many within the party see the crisis as a battle of wills with Buhari, Tinubu and some party leaders on one side of the ring and the Senate President and his backers on the other side. One of the prominent APC leaders that is believed to have backed Saraki is former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

President Buhari to set up special courts for looters

Staff, (Punch) - The Federal Government has begun moves to establish special courts to try corruption-related cases as part of the efforts to fight graft in the country.

ICPC probe: 'Super rich' civil servants rush to sell houses

Staff, (Punch) - THESE are not comfortable times for some 'super rich' civil servants as they are said to be rushing to sell their choice houses and state-of-the-art automobiles in order to avoid losing the properties to the President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-graft crusade.

Dollar scarcity: Nigerian banks cut customers' card spending abroad

Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - Nigerian banks are fast running out of dollars to continue settling their foreign counterpart banks who undertake payments for transactions done overseas by Nigerian naira debit and credit cardholders.