Corruption

Congratulatory messages have poured into PREMIUM TIMES offices in Nigeria and the United States over the Pulitzer Prize awarded the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its partners, including this medium, for the groundbreaking reporting on Panama Papers. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai; and Publisher of the rested NEXT […]

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tiagozr When the world woke up to news of history’s biggest ever data leak a year ago, it lifted the lid on the murky world of offshore tax regimes–usually sun-kissed islands where the rich, famous and infamous alike, can hide wealth from view. The Panama Papers involved 11.5m files from the database of the world’s […]

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The release of the Panama Papers exposed an elaborate kickback scheme whose tentacles spread from the Caribbean island of Aruba to warehouses in Doral to the offshore banking haven of Panama City, according to a lawsuit filed in Miami federal court. The scam was allegedly hatched by Egbert Koolman, an employee of Aruba’s state-owned telecommunications […]

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Transparency International investigation raises money laundering red flags in Brazil’s biggest city Issued by Transparency International in Brazil An investigation by Transparency International, the global anti-corruption coalition, found that in São Paulo 3,452 properties worth at least US$2.7 billion are linked to offshore secret companies raising red flags about the use of real estate for […]

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Malta’s parliament in Valletta. (Photo: Eric Maurice) Days before, on the same streets, the opposition Nationalist Party (PN) had organised a demonstration to accuse the government of restricting freedom of speech in a bill to regulate the internet. People were still speaking of allegations that one minister had visited a brothel while on a visit […]

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EXPRESS NEWS SCREEN GRAB ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is against entering into any alliance forged for war and the immoral foreign policy pursued by Pakistan since 1980s has unleashed the spectre of terrorism upon the country, besides creating divisions along sectarian lines, PTI chief Imran Khan said on Friday. “Pakistan must never become involved in wars […]

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said that he hoped the powerful rulers will be convicted of corruption and money laundering in the Panamagate case. Addressing’Leaders in Islamabad’ moot in capital, he expressed that the Panama case verdict will be a defining moment in the history of Pakistan. Imran regretted that in the history, […]

Issued by Corruption Watch Corruption Watch, in this week of multiple calls for action in response to recent cabinet shifts as well as the ratings downgrade, urges the public to join the march from the treasury building on Church Square to the Union Buildings on Friday, 7 April 2017. South Africa is facing an unprecedented […]

ALL VIEWS Tap to find out The UK is the most corrupt country on earth, using Gibraltar, Jersey and other territories to funnel dirty cash. That’s the view of anti-mafia journalist Roberto Saviano who claims the financial services industry in London facilitates worldwide criminal capitalism. ‘‘Transparency groups have shown this with irrefutable data. The UK […]