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The 1999 constitution is why there is so much tension in Nigeria – Prof. Sagay [READ]

The Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has made a comparison between the 1963 and 1999 Constitutions submitting that the latter was mistakenly drafted and foisted on Nigeria. Sagay, a professor of law, said agitation for devolution of power enabled each region to develop at its own pace. The constitutional lawyer said: “I think the first ...

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Professor Itse Sagay is an irresponsible defender and happy beneficiary of APC’s regime of impunity – Wike

Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, on Sunday, December 11, 2016 lambasted the chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti- Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay describing him as “as a false intellectual with a broken moral compass and beneficiary of the current dictatorship of the All Progressives Congress-led government”.   The governor, in a statement issued by the state’s commissioner for ...

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HILARIOUS! Amaechi and Fashola are galaxy of stars and we are going to see results – Prof Itse Sagay

Head of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay has said that the corruption allegations levelled against the Minister of Power, Works and housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola and his colleague in the Transportation ministry, Mr Rotimi Amaechi as baseless and an attempt to scuttle their chances to become ministers.   In an interview he granted to Punch, the ...

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Hypocrisy! Buhari’s anti-corruption adviser in examination malpractice scandal

A member of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Benedicta Daudu, is currently embroiled in allegation that she cheated in an examination at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), on May 4, 2016. The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, headed by prominent law professor and civil rights campaigner, Itse Sagay, and made up of mainly university professors, is ...

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Nigerian Tribune Newspaper Fires Reporter, Editor Over Concocted Interview Berating Buhari

The Nigerian Tribune, a newspaper owned by the family of late Nigerian political sage, Obafemi Awolowo, has fired a senior reporter, Olakunle Timothy Taiwo, for concocting an interview with Itse Sagay, a constitutional lawyer, and scholar. The paper’s Managing Director/Editor-In-Chief, Edward Dickson, confirmed Mr. Taiwo’s sack in a response to a text from SaharaReporters. Our correspondent had sent a text ...

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I Never Granted Any Interview to Nigerian Tribune about Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War—Itse Sagay

Itse Sagay, a legal scholar, has denied ever granting an interview to the Nigerian Tribune to deride President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption efforts. Speaking with a correspondent of SaharaReporters by telephone from Lagos, Mr. Sagay, a professor of law, well known constitutional lawyer and head of President Buhari’s advisory committee on anti-corruption, said he was shocked to read a report concocted ...

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How APC corrupts INEC, judiciary, Sagay reveals … says Buhari not sincere about anti-corruption fight

Head of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption to President Muhammadu Buhari and renowned constitutional lawyer, Professor Itse Sagay has revealed that the President’s party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) is more corrupt than the ousted People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He said in an interview with the Nigerian Tribune that the APC is peopled by very clever and highly intelligent, ...

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Looters’ trial: FG to put EFCC, ICPC, others under surveillance —Sagay

JUDGES handling cases of corruption against public officers are under surveillance. The monitoring was said to be civil and security in nature. Chairman, presidential advisory committee on anti-corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, made this known during an exclusive chat. The surveillance is meant to monitor their performances, professionally, ethically and morally. The inability of the committee and other partnering government agencies to ...

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