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Jul 27, 2020 6 tweets 2 min read
There are many allegations of corruption against former & current Governors in Nig, but only few are on trial. Many others have been discharged & acquitted, except 4 who were convicted.

We reviewed the list & found only 23 cases are ongoing, albeit slowly.

#Thread of #TheList List of former & current GOVERNORS on CORRUPTION TRIAL in NIGERIA

▪Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri - ₦2.9bn

▪Sen. Bala Mohammed - ₦864m

▪Sen. Ibrahim Saminu Turaki - ₦36bn

▪Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu - ₦7.6bn

▪Sen. Abdullahi Adamu - ₦15bn

▪Otunba Alao-Akala - ₦11.5bn

Jul 14, 2020 8 tweets 4 min read
Following the decision of the Supreme Court to strike out suits filed by Lagos & Ekiti States on the constitutionality of virtual court sittings as premature and speculative, we did an analysis of Lagos State High Court virtual court sessions from May to June, 2020.

#Thread The State High Court conducted 98 virtual court sessions (28 in May and 70 in June).

We observe that 95 cases are decision sessions that require little or no input from counsels, while only 3 cases had full hearing.

57 - judgments
38 - rulings
3 - adoption & hearings
Jan 2, 2020 9 tweets 2 min read

The National Industrial Court has declared the pension and gratuity to past Governors and Deputy Governors null & void.

The court ruled in a suit brought against Taraba State Government by Alh. Garba Umar.

#Thread Alh. Garba Umar, the Claimant, was the Acting Governor of Taraba State. He claimed that he is entitled to gratuity as former Governor of the State, 300% of his salary as medical allowance & other benefits as provided in Taraba State Governor & Deputy Governor’s Pension Law, 2015
Sep 19, 2019 9 tweets 6 min read
Today, with support from @TrustAfrica, we launched an unprecedented database of over 1,250 corruption cases in Nigeria.

The database provides information on ongoing and decided corruption cases, judgements and ACJA/L downloads.

#Thread The database will allow citizens to search and monitor ongoing cases in court and also download and share cases in a simplified infographics.
Feb 23, 2019 12 tweets 9 min read
There are reports of electoral offences being perpetrated in #NigeriaDecides2019 and we are compiling them for the authorities to see and take action.

Follow this #Thread for more and if you have any report kindly add to the thread or tweet using #ElectoralOffence2019 Possession of more than one voters card is an electoral offence liable on conviction to 12 months imprisonment or maximum fine of ₦1m or both. #ElectoralOffence2019 #NigeriaDecides2019
Nov 8, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
Highlights of @PoliceNG_PCRRU report from January - June 2018:

The Unit resolved 750 complaints out of 884 received from which 2 officers were dismissed & 2 others demoted for corruption and extortion.

The report shows 13.29% reduction of complaints against Police. Distribution of complaints against @PoliceNG by States & Zones from January to June 2018:

▪ South-West: 309
▪ South-South: 232
▪ South-East: 143
▪ FCT Abuja: 109
▪ North-Central: 42
▪ North-East: 16
▪ North-West: 15

Lagos top the list of States with highest complaints.
Jun 12, 2018 8 tweets 2 min read
#JudgementDay Today, Justice Adebukola Banjoko of FCT High Court sitting in Gudu will deliver judgment in N1.16bn fraud trial involving Ex-Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye. The accused was first arraigned in 2007 (trial has been on for 11 years). Follow us for live update Justice Adebukola Banjoko has began delivering judgment in the matter after arrival of the accused, former Governor of Plateau State, Sen. Joshua Dariye. #JudgementDay