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AllAfrica.com
Rumble in the Jungle As Corruption Fights BackIf only we knew that the entire world was watching us, we would have realised t
Rumble in the Jungle As Corruption Fights Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
If only we knew that the entire world was watching us, we would have realised that it is too early to begin to derail the anti-graft war, which we all agreed upon a few months back. This is the very nature of most wars - they start small like the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ibrahim Lamorde - Trial of an Anti-Corruption BossIn what many political observers described as a cold blooded counter offensive,
Ibrahim Lamorde - Trial of an Anti-Corruption Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
In what many political observers described as a cold blooded counter offensive, the Nigerian Senate seems to be on a revenge mission against the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, for daring to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Probe - Senators Walk Out EFCC OfficersA Senate committee yesterday walked out officials of the anti-graft agency, the
Probe - Senators Walk Out EFCC Officers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A Senate committee yesterday walked out officials of the anti-graft agency, the EFCC, from venue of hearing into alleged one trillion fraud against the agency's boss. Chief Executive officer of a civil society group, Panic Alert Security Systems... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Probe Begins - Lamorde's Accuser a U.S. Convict - EFCCBy Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and Kunle Olasanmi The Economic and Financial Crimes Co
Senate Probe Begins - Lamorde's Accuser a U.S. Convict - EFCC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and Kunle Olasanmi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that the man, Dr. George Uboh, who accused its executive chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde, of the diversion of over N1trillion, is a suspect standing... Read more
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Roll Call
Is Menendez Argument a Blueprint for Criminal Immunity on HillProsecutors: Menendez Argument ‘Blueprint’ for Criminal Immunity on Capitol Hil
Is Menendez Argument a Blueprint for Criminal Immunity on Hill
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
Prosecutors: Menendez Argument ‘Blueprint’ for Criminal Immunity on Capitol Hill (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Measuring the scope of Congress’ ability to shield its work from prosecutors, Department of Justice lawyers and attorneys... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recovered Assets - We Are Not Afraid of Probe - EFCCThe Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde,
Recovered Assets - We Are Not Afraid of Probe - EFCC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has denied diverting N1trillion of assets recovered from corrupt officials, saying he is prepared to face probe. Following a petition by the Chief Executive of Public... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
New rules proposed on private meetings at UIURBANA — As the fallout continues from an ethics investigation into the use of
New rules proposed on private meetings at UI
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
URBANA — As the fallout continues from an ethics investigation into the use of personal email accounts at the University of Illinois, some campus senators are proposing new rules for their faculty colleagues. The move was prompted by private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged N1 Trillion Diversion - EFCC Absolves LamordeThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday described as infa
Alleged N1 Trillion Diversion - EFCC Absolves Lamorde
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday described as infantile a report suggesting that the Senate was set to probe its chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over alleged diversion of N1trillion, saying the allegation assaults the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Investors surprised by markups on Pittenger land dealsCHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Rothacker and Ely Portillo/ The Charlotte Observer)- The la
Investors surprised by markups on Pittenger land deals
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Rothacker and Ely Portillo/ The Charlotte Observer)- The land company founded by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger has amassed thousands of acres and around 1,400 investors – some of whom say they’re unhappy with the way the company, now... Read more
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The News & Observer
Investors surprised by markups on Pittenger land deals | News & Observer August 23, 2015 Pittenger Land Investments says markups,
Investors surprised by markups on Pittenger land deals
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 23, 2015 Pittenger Land Investments says markups, intended to cover expenses, were clearly disclosed Slow pace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NASS - Renewed Controversy Over Confab ReportBy Henry Umoru, Emman Ovuakporie and Joseph Erunke The report of the 2014 Nati
NASS - Renewed Controversy Over Confab Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Henry Umoru, Emman Ovuakporie and Joseph Erunke The report of the 2014 National Conference was presented by former President Goodluck Jonathan as the most important document among the handing over documents presented to his successor, President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Search for Saints As Ministers Will Fail - Senator UrhoghideBy Emmanuel Aziken and Gabriel Enogholase The jury is still out on whether Mat
Buhari's Search for Saints As Ministers Will Fail - Senator Urhoghide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
By Emmanuel Aziken and Gabriel Enogholase The jury is still out on whether Matthew Urhoghide has finished paying for his sins of radicalism. After years of unionist struggle that climaxed with his election as president of the Students Union in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 16, 2015Community Earl C. Berger accepted the chairmanship of the 2015 annual fund dri
People on the Move, Aug. 16, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Community Earl C. Berger accepted the chairmanship of the 2015 annual fund drive for the foundation. Mr. Berger will lead the campaign for the fifth consecutive year. Under his leadership, the campaign surpassed its goal in 2014. The foundation is... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jackson:N.J. Sen. Robert Torricelli talks comebackAfter more than a decade out of politics working as a real estate developer, co
Jackson:N.J. Sen. Robert Torricelli talks comeback
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 20 days ago
After more than a decade out of politics working as a real estate developer, consultant to foreign governments and court-appointed overseer of a Jersey City environmental cleanup, Robert G. Torricelli — a onetime Englewood Democrat who abandoned his... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign defends staff payrollKirk’s campaign paid the live-in caregiver – who had no campaign experience – m
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign defends staff payroll
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Kirk’s campaign paid the live-in caregiver – who had no campaign experience – more than $43,000 between August 2013 and the end of 2014, The Chicago Tribune reported. The newspaper also reported caregiver Mervyn Fombe-Abiko was twice arrested on... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sen. Kirk’s campaign defends staff payrollKirk’s campaign paid the live-in caregiver – who had no campaign experience – m
Sen. Kirk’s campaign defends staff payroll
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Kirk’s campaign paid the live-in caregiver – who had no campaign experience – more than $43,000 between August 2013 and the end of 2014, The Chicago Tribune reported. The newspaper also reported caregiver Mervyn Fombe-Abiko was twice arrested on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payrollU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign manager said Wednesday the Highland Park Republi
Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payroll
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign manager said Wednesday the Highland Park Republican did things "by the book" when he gave a campaign job to a personal caregiver hired to assist him following a 2012 stroke. Kirk's campaign paid the live-in caregiver... Read more
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Northwest Herald
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payrollKirk's campaign paid the live-in caregiver — who had no campaign experience — m
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payroll
Northwest Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Kirk's campaign paid the live-in caregiver — who had no campaign experience — more than $43,000 between August 2013 and the end of 2014, The Chicago Tribune reported. The newspaper also reported caregiver Mervyn Fombe-Abiko was twice arrested on... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Sen. Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payrollcampaign manager said Wednesday the Illinois Republican did things "by the book
Sen. Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payroll
New Jersey Herald / Posted 23 days ago
campaign manager said Wednesday the Illinois Republican did things "by the book" when he gave a campaign job to a personal caregiver hired to assist him following a 2012 stroke. Kirk's campaign paid the live-in caregiver - who had no campaign... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sen. Mark Kirk's aide: From caregiver to campaign workerSen. Mark Kirk, who has needed help with some everyday tasks such as preparing
Sen. Mark Kirk's aide: From caregiver to campaign worker
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Sen. Mark Kirk, who has needed help with some everyday tasks such as preparing meals and physically getting around since suffering a debilitating stroke in 2012, put his live-in caregiver onto his campaign payroll, according to records and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
GOP Senator On Potential Ethics Violation: 'I Don't Think It's A Big Deal'WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) last week shrugged off questions surrou
GOP Senator On Potential Ethics Violation: 'I Don't Think It's A Big Deal'
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) last week shrugged off questions surrounding the removal of blog posts from his official Senate website that may have violated Senate ethics rules. The American Democracy Legal Fund filed a complaint with the... Read more
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The Tyee
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence CompiledCanada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper: His government has piled up dozens of a
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled
The Tyee / Posted 25 days ago
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper: His government has piled up dozens of abuses of ethics and the law since coming to power in 2006. Photo: Flickr/Stephen Harper. Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than InstabilityA semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well b
A Delicate Peace At National Assembly, but Better Than Instability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
A semblance of peace returned to the National Assembly last week. It may well be a fragile one. But it's significant that the resolution of the leadership struggle in the Senate and the House of Representatives has paved the way for legislative work... Read more
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The Tyee
Stephen Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: More EvidenceStephen Harper became the first prime minister in Canada's history found in con
Stephen Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: More Evidence
The Tyee / Posted 29 days ago
Stephen Harper became the first prime minister in Canada's history found in contempt of Parliament. His government refused numerous requests by members for key budget information. Photo: Ben Stansall, Associated Press. The previously published first... Read more
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Washington Post
Live Aug 5 in Cleveland: Political operatives and journalists take on the 2016 campaign’s biggest issuesThe Washington Post’s 2016 Pregame | Aug. 5, 2015Doors open at 5:00. Program be
Live Aug 5 in Cleveland: Political operatives and journalists take on the 2016 campaign’s biggest issues
Washington Post / Posted 30 days ago
The Washington Post’s 2016 Pregame | Aug. 5, 2015Doors open at 5:00. Program begins at 6:00 p.m. ET The night before the first Republican primary debate in Cleveland, political operatives, journalists and policymakers will discuss and debate the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New YorkRecent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 30 days ago
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Times Union of Albany on the minimum wage increase for some fast-food workers. Last week on this page, we criticized a proposal to raise New York's minimum wage... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Editorials from around New YorkRecent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers
Editorials from around New York
New Jersey Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Times Union of Albany on the minimum wage increase for some fast-food workers. Last week on this page, we criticized a proposal to raise New York's minimum wage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Some People Want Saraki Removed At All Cost - NwoguSenator Olaka Nwogu, representing Rivers South-East Senatorial district in this
Some People Want Saraki Removed At All Cost - Nwogu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Senator Olaka Nwogu, representing Rivers South-East Senatorial district in this interview with IGNATIUS OKOROCHA, speaks on the none passage of PIB by the 7th Senate, 2015 Senate Rules controversy and Buhari's bailout to states among others.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki's Daunting Battles AheadChesa Chesa and Ignatius Okorocha — The vote of confidence by 81 senators of th
Saraki's Daunting Battles Ahead
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Chesa Chesa and Ignatius Okorocha — The vote of confidence by 81 senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may be far from assurance of safety for embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as it appears he and his deputy, Ike... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Crisis - the Storm Not Yet OverThe sky was foggy with the fear of trouble, the day was regarded as a make or m
Senate Crisis - the Storm Not Yet Over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The sky was foggy with the fear of trouble, the day was regarded as a make or mar and the atmosphere at the Red Chamber was in red on Tuesday when Senators resumed from the recess that they rushed to in order to settle the rift that enveloped... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dissecting Saraki's Leadership Approach, Senators' Vote of ConfidenceDespite the anxiety, and uncertainty that trailed the National Assembly's resum
Dissecting Saraki's Leadership Approach, Senators' Vote of Confidence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Despite the anxiety, and uncertainty that trailed the National Assembly's resumption on Tuesday, events since then have indicated that the leadership crisis in the two chambers is over. It would be recalled that the leadership of two Chambers... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A note on scandals; ABLE ActThe Missouri Legislature’s reputation has taken a beating this summer. The bad
A note on scandals; ABLE Act
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
The Missouri Legislature’s reputation has taken a beating this summer. The bad acts of the few have maligned the reputation of the many. I’ve long advocated for ethics reform – and call me naive, but I do not recognize the Capitol culture depicted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Probes Alleged Plot By 22 Senators to Sabotage BuhariBy Bridget Chiedu Onochie and Azimazi Momoh Jimoh Abuja — The Senate has direc
Senate Probes Alleged Plot By 22 Senators to Sabotage Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
By Bridget Chiedu Onochie and Azimazi Momoh Jimoh Abuja — The Senate has directed its Committee on Ethics and Privilege to investigate alleged plot by 22 Northern Senators to sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari. This followed a publication in one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Forms Special Committees, Appoints MembersThe Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Thursday, July 30, 2015 announced three sp
Senate Forms Special Committees, Appoints Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Thursday, July 30, 2015 announced three special committees and one ad-hoc committee. They are Senate Services Committee, Rules And Business Committee; Ethics And Privileges Committee; and Media, Information And... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Australia should reject demand to rewrite Australian lawsFriday, 31 July 2015, 11:49 amPress Release: AFTINETJuly 31, 2015Australia shou
Australia should reject demand to rewrite Australian laws
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Friday, 31 July 2015, 11:49 amPress Release: AFTINETJuly 31, 2015Australia should reject US Congress Members’ demand to rewrite Australian laws even after TPP is signed and legislated“Twenty US... Read more

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