North-East Vanguard aims to distract NEDC, Alkali with alleged corruption scandal – CSOs

No fewer than 10 civil society groups have dismissed allegations of multi-billion Naira corruption scandal against the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) and its Managing Director, Alhaji Mohammed Goni Alkali. The CSOs, in a joint press statement co-signed by Comrade Lawrence Audu and Comrade Bassey Ukpong for the Good Governance and Advocacy Network (GGAN) on behalf of other groups, on Tuesday, said the North-East Vanguard and its cohorts aim to distract Alkali by peddling falsehood. According to the CSOs, the allegations of embezzlement of funds by the NEDC’s MD was based…

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NYSC PROMISES CONTINUOUS COMPLIANCE WITH FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

The National Youth Service Corps has said it will not relent in complying with the provisions of the freedom of Information Act. It also said adequate measures have been put in place to entrench transparency and accountability in the day-to-day running of the Scheme. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this today during the opening ceremony of NYSC Freedom of Information Act Desk Officers’ Workshop in Abuja. The workshop with the theme; “Boosting Government’s Fight against Corruption through the Freedom of Information Act”, was organised for NYSC FOIA Desk…

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