(August 1, 2002) The hearing in the case was adjourned yesterday for the third time due to the inability of the attorney general’s office to produce copies of the letters written by the Federal Government to the International Police(INTERPOLs).
(July 30, 2002) In a motion on notice filed at the Abuja High Court by his counsel, Mr.Yunus Usman (SAN), Mohammed is seeking the leave of the court to enforce his fundamental human right.
(July 29, 2002) Determined to set an example in his anti-corruption crusade, President Obasanjo instructed that Julius Makanjuola and four other senior officials, who allegedly embezzled over 400 million naira, be apprehended and charged in court.
(July 26, 2002) The Federal Government is not disposed to releasing, on bail, the detained son of the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Mohammed, until he pays $402 million into its coffers.
(July 25, 2002) An Abuja High Court yesterday granted bail to son of late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, in the case of theft and receiving stolen property.
(July 23, 2002) Parliament lifted Mr. Chiluba’s immunity from prosecution last week after Mr. Mwanawasa stunned legislators by accusing his predecessor of corruption and abuse of office.
(July 18, 2002) On Tuesday parliament lifted the immunity enjoyed by former president Frederick Chiluba, who now faces possible prosecution for corruption.
(July 18, 2002) The Zambian High Court has granted former President Frederick Chiluba an interim order blocking his prosecution on corruption charges.
(July 18, 2002) Frederick Chiluba is under 24-hour surveillance to keep him “indoors” and stop him being being harmed by an angry public, according to the government.
(July 18, 2002) The Central Bank (CBN) has read the riot act to banks on the transfer of ill-gotten money from abroad, and warned that they (banks) would be made to pay any money transferred through them by advance fee fraudster, better known as 419.
(July 17, 2002) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) has described as “malicious” and “outrageous” allegations of corruption and mismanagement levelled against it.
(July 17, 2002) Against the backdrop of money laundering, forgeries, advance fee fraud and other financial crimes, the Central Bank of Nigeria has threatened to sanction any Nigerian bank that is used to transact such fraudulent transactions.
(July 16, 2002) A tax-paying Zambian citizen is seeking the repossession of former president Frederick Chiluba’s Institute for Democratic and Industrial Relations Studies on behalf and for the benefit of the people of Zambia.
(July 16, 2002) Human Rights Watch says corruption within both the public and private sectors in Sierra Leone is endemic.
(July 16, 2002) The Swiss Federal Banking Commission, yesterday reprimanded the country’s largest bank, UBS, following the discovery of $60 million in an account linked to the family of the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha earlier this year.