Investigations

– Presidency has ordered the probe on prominent Nigerians named in the Panama papers scandal – The presidency has forwarded the names of the prominent Nigerians who are to be investigated to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) – The CCB says it has questions for some public officers in the country Senate president Bukola Saraki […]

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– Presidency has ordered the probe on prominent Nigerians named in the Panama papers scandal – The presidency has forwarded the names of the prominent Nigerians who are to be investigated to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) – The CCB says it has questions for some public officers in the country Senate president Bukola Saraki […]

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The senate president, Bukola Saraki, and his predecessor, David Mark, and other prominent Nigerians may soon be in troubleas the Presidency has ordered the investigation of present and past Nigerian officials named in the Panama Papers scandal.The chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, Sam Saba, confirmed the directive to PREMIUM TIMES. This newspaper […]

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The Panama Papers scandal has cast doubt on Malta’s ability to push through EU anti-graft laws while it holds the presidency, the international political website politico.eu has reported. Calling it a “money-laundering scandal that reached the highest levels of government in the EU’s smallest country” it said the case has attracted the attention of Brussels. “When a Maltese cabinet minister […]

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“The government has taken necessary measures for expeditious investigation, including through enhanced international cooperation,” he said. (Source: File) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said it has undertaken expeditious investigations into the Panama paper leaks and would take legal action depending upon the outcome of the probe. The multi-agency group set up to look into […]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), collaborating with German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, in spring 2016 began leaking approximately 11 million internal documents obtained without permission from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca by an anonymous whistleblower.  These “Panama Papers,” as they have become widely known, detail the creation over a 40-year period of hundreds of […]

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The Panama Papers scandal has cast doubt on Malta’s ability to push through EU anti-graft laws while it holds the presidency, the international political website politico.eu has reported. Calling it a “money-laundering scandal that reached the highest levels of government in the EU’s smallest country” it said the case has attracted the attention of Brussels. “When a Maltese cabinet minister […]

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Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, on Friday (5 August) resigned from the seven-member Panama Papers investigation committee that was set up to investigate lack of transparency in Panama’s financial system. He said that the committee itself lacked transparency. Stiglitz was joined by Swiss anti-corruption expert Mark Pieth. They alleged that the government of Panama […]

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The committee set up to investigate lack of transparency in Panama’s financial system itself lacks transparency, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told Reuters on Friday after resigning from the “Panama Papers” commission. The leak in April of more than 11.5 million documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, dubbed the “Panama Papers”, detailed financial […]

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New revelations published today by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in collaboration with more than a dozen news organizations in Africa, expose fresh details about the misuse of corporate secrecy and hidden wealth in Africa, the world’s poorest continent. Released nearly four months after ICIJ and more than 100 media partners first published […]

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