Ikoyi whistle-blower rejects FG’s N325m

Ikoyi whistle-blower rejects FG’s N325m

EFCC delays payment Eniola Akinkuotu and Ifeanyi Onuba Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer for the whistle-blower, who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client will not accept anything below five percent commission. Galadima said this during a chat with one of our correspondents […]

Federal Government pays whistle blowers N375.8m so far

The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion.

Federal Government pays whistle blowers N375.8m so far

The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion. The Ministry of Finance, which confirmed the release in a statement, said the payments were the first under the Whistleblower Policy. The government did not disclose the […]

Whistle-blower remanded over false information on Ekweremadu

Whistle-blower remanded over false information on Ekweremadu

An Abuja Magistrate Court has remanded one Ahmed Echoda in prison for allegedly providing false information to the police in connection with the raid on the house of Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. Echoda was arraigned yesterday for allegedly misleading the Nigerian Police with information that led to the raid on Friday. Although the one-count […]

Anti-graft war: Whistle-blowers to get N2.1bn

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings by Saturday PUNCH have shown.

Anti-graft war: Whistle-blowers to get N2.1bn

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings by Saturday PUNCH have shown. It was, however, learnt that payment would only be made after the recoveries have been […]

Presidency seeks ways to strengthen Whistle Blower policy

Presidency seeks ways to strengthen Whistle Blower policy

The Presidency has commenced efforts to strengthen the mechanism of the Whistleblower policy following breakthroughs in the war against corruption and unaccounted wealth. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the enthusiastic response of Nigerians to the whistle blower policy has boosted the tempo of the anti […]

Whistleblower leads EFCC to another cash haul

Whistleblower leads EFCC to another cash haul

A whistleblower today led operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to intercept huge sums of money in various currencies at the popular Balogun Market in Lagos. The monies include €547,730 and £21,090 as well as N5,648,500 . The total haul is about N250m at the prevailing exchange rate at the parallel market. […]

FG Will Protect, Reward Whistle-blowers – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reiterated the government position to protect and reward whistle-blower who provide information that would lead to the recovery of stolen funds or assets

FG Will Protect, Reward Whistle-blowers – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reiterated the government position to protect and reward whistle-blower who provide information that would lead to the recovery of stolen funds or assets In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister said the Federal Government will protect the identity of all whistle-blowers, whether in the […]

Alleged $229,000 fraud in Foreign Ministry: SERAP gives Onyeama 7 days to recall whistle-blower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyeama requesting him to use his “leadership position to ensure and facilitate the immediate and unconditional reinstatement of whistle-blower Ntia Thompson sacked through a post on the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa’s notice Board for exposing an alleged $229,000 fraud in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.”

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyeama requesting him to use his “leadership position to ensure and facilitate the immediate and unconditional reinstatement of whistle-blower Ntia Thompson sacked through a post on the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa’s notice Board for exposing […]

Whistle-blower Policy:Group condemns dismissal of ministry official for exposing fraud

Whistle-blower Policy:Group condemns dismissal of ministry official for exposing fraud

A civil society organisation, the African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL),has condemned the recent victimization of federal civil servants for blowing the whistle on internal fraud. In a statement signed by the coordinator of the centre on Wednesday, Mr. Chido Onumah, AFRICMIL expressed displeasure over reported dismissal of Mr. Ntia Thompson from service […]

Implement corruption report on YABATECH, recall whistle-blowers – SERAP tells FG

Implement corruption report on YABATECH, recall whistle-blowers – SERAP tells FG

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to ensure the immediate, unconditional and full reinstatement of all the eight members of staff of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (YABATECH) who were sacked […]