Farouk Lawan

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee on finance, o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 29th, 2013
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The man who forgives is far stronger than the man who fights Nathan Croall Fejiro Oliver How we love to hear bad news, scream our lungs out while calling for the head of the sinner, yet we never make any head way in all of this. We are a country of one week, one bad […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Leadership Months after the embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Education and chairman of the ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Farouk Lawan, was suspended as chairman of both committees for alleged involvement in bribery, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tamb...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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During the Vietnam War – a Cold War era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975 – many Americans appeared thorn between the patriotic impulse of supporting their country’s involvement in the war and the hor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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The former chairman of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on the oil subsidy regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, has been remanded in prison for one week by an Abuja High Court for allegedly demanding and obtaining bribe. Mr. Lawan and the committee’s secretary, Mr Boniface Emenalo were on Friday arr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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BY Justine John DYIKUK A cursory look at the massive outrage that greeted the country following the judgement to wit ‘two (2) years imprisonment or an option of $1500 fine’ (the equivalent of N750,000) delivered by Justice Talba Abubakar on Tuesday 29, January 2013 in the widely celebrated pension fu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By Dr Doyin Okupe The current rating of the Transparency International is not the fault of the present administration but due to decades endemic corruption in our polity. Therefore the statement by Action Congress’ Lai Mohammed, placing the blame for rating of Nigeria as the 35th most corrupt nation,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2012
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By Nana Gwadabe June 12th, 2012 by Japh – You already know the side of the story that says Femi Otedola gave Farouk Lawan $620,000 and that bit is very much true. Below is the part of the drama that has been curiously left out of this whole national mess. You must pay attention to […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2012
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by Leadership Editorial Anti-graft agencies now have another opportunity to prove that Nigeria is not yet “a paradise for maggots” (the title of a new book on Nuhu Ribadu, EFCC’s first chairman) by getting all the actors (and actresses) in the latest corruption scandals prosecuted in good time. After...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2012
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As Police investigations into the $620, 000 bribe money allegedly collected by the Chairman of House of Representative probe committee on oil Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan continues, Vanguard can report authoritatively that Police authorities have tagged Hon. Lawan as the ‘Prime Suspect’ in the bribery ...