Category Archives: Whistle blowers

Senate passes Whistle Blowers Protection Bill

The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill has been passed by the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Biodun Olujimi (PDP-Ekiti) was passed on Wednesday after a third reading. It scaled second reading on Oct. 19, 2016. Presenting report on the bill before its passage, Chairman, Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matter, Sen. David Umaru, […]

$229,000 scam: Despite Presidency’s order, Ministry frustrates whistleblower’s recall

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Almost three months after the Federal Government ordered the reinstatement of a whistleblower who reported the diversion of $229,000 and N800,000 by top officials of the Directorate for Technical Cooperation in Africa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which supervises the agency, has employed delay tactics to forestall his recall. […]