The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisah Metuh, on Thursday, asked Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to disqualify himself from continuing with his case.

Permit me to begin this contribution with an interesting and historically accurate observation made by the Vanguard Newspaper on 3rd February 2015. They wrote,

The other day, I was in the midst of those I thought were reasonable people - a small group of lawyers, engineers and realtors or real estate guys, and as usual, the topic of conversation was our dear country Nigeria. Then someone said, "Abegi president Buhari should bring back our corruption" and to my surprise, everyone was laughing.

The Centre for Anti-corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL has said the ex-Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu, should be put “behind bars for his insane lust for lucre and level of incurable greed.”

Former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu has asked the Federal High Court in Kano to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to return the $9,772,800 and £74,000 seized from his residential apartment.

Lagos-based lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), ON Thursday asked the Federal High Court Lagos to vacate the interim order freezing his account.

A Federal High Court in Kano has ordered former NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, to forfeit the $9.2 million and £72,000 recovered from his Kaduna apartment by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Federal Government may soon reward whistleblowers with a sum of N2.8 billion for exposing “plunderers” of the state’s coffers.

The whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC about the foreign currencies stashed in a safe by former Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu, has revealed that there are three more safes stashed with cash.

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has attributed Nigeria’s economic recession to corruption.

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