FACT-CHECK: Did EFCC Arrest Zamfara State Governor?

VERDICT:  Misleading Headline CLAIM: On Wednesday 21, April 2021, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a claim published by an online newspaper, GoldennewsNg, that the governor of Zamfara State has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The claim reads “Just in: EFCC Arrest Governor of …

We have zero-tolerance for corruption in Cross River – Commissioner for Justice

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cross River State, Barrister Tanko Ashang, on Monday, March 15, 2021, warned that the state has zero-tolerance for any form of corruption. Ashang while speaking at a three-day monitoring and evaluation capacity-building workshop for Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in Calabar, …

Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium

Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium This week, we meet Idayat Hassan, Director of CDD West Africa, based in Abuja. As part of the ACE Research Consortium Idayat is reviewing the effectiveness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria, and scenario …