Ibadan Agog, As IGP Egbetokun Declares BIPOGA Open

By Adewole Kehinde “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” Michael Jordan The 14th biennial Nigeria Police Force Game (BIPOGA) will be declared open on Sunday, February 25, 2024, in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun. The game hosted by the Oyo State Government in Ibadan is tagged “OLUYOLE 2024.” The […]

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NNPC Ltd. Not Hiding Behind PIA To Frustrate Disclosure, Accountability

By Adewole Kehinde “Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power. Privacy is for everyone else.” Glenn Greenwald I received a press statement from the Media Advocacy West Africa (MAWA) Foundation and Divine Era Development and Social Rights (DEDASRI) claiming that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited is hiding behind PIA to frustrate disclosure and […]

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Akpabio And His Development Politics

By Femi Odere It is no longer news that the two-term former governor of Akwa Ibom state, and now President of the 10th Senate, His Excellency Godswill Obot Akpabio has a unique title (call it a cognomen) attached to his name whenever he’s mentioned either in print or public fora even by his political detractors. “Uncommon” is the word usually […]

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Re: SERAP Gives NNPCL 7-Day Ultimatum To Account For Missing $2.04 Billion, N164 Billion Oil Revenues

By Adewole Kehinde “To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism.” G. Edward Griffin My attention was drawn to SERAP’s threat to NNPC Limited by giving the company a 7-day ultimatum to account for missing $2.04 billion, or N164 billion, in oil revenues. Even though SERAP has never won a case in court despite its threat to […]

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Egbetokun’s Anti-Corruption Policy Is Paying Off

By Adewole Kehinde “Corruption is simply a crime without conscience.” George Richard Marek Anti-corruption refers to the efforts and mechanisms put in place to combat and prevent corrupt practices within government, business, and society. It involves measures such as transparency, accountability, and the enforcement of laws and regulations to prevent bribery, embezzlement, fraud, and other forms of corruption. The goal […]

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Olukoyede And The Renewed EFCC Agenda For Corruption Prevention

By Godwin Onyeacholem Since Nuhu Ribadu, now National Security Adviser, it seems no executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has demonstrated a greater zeal to fight corruption in Nigeria than Ola Olukoyede, a lawyer and an insider who spent considerable time at the management level of the renowned anti-graft institution before he was appointed executive chairman […]

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