Dr Victoria Enape, President, Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria (CIFIA) says the expertise of forensic and investigative auditors is vital in the investigation and prosecution of fraud cases. Enape spoke at the opening ceremony of a 3-day Training/Induction of Professors and Doctors of Accounting/Other Executives on...
By Chijioke Okoronkwo World over, there is a paradigm shift from traditional auditing practice to skillful deployment of science and technological tools. These tools are engaged to detect or resolve financial fraud or expose possible criminal activity concealed in financial accounts. The players in this field are anti-fraud professionals, whose backgrounds span...
South African President Jacob Zuma’s battle to stay in office despite the ruling ANC party reportedly asking him to step down is the latest in a long history of career controversies. Here are five of his biggest scandals: Rape charges and HIV Before taking office, Zuma was put on trial in...
Contrary to miss-leading headlines led by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a government owned media organization, following the response of the presidency to BusinessDay’s 29 October, 2017 article where the newspaper reported that 81 out of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 100 appointees are northerners; the President’s media team actually...
When President Muhammadu Buhari made his first set of appointments in July 2015, not a few Nigerians saw the appointments as divisive and heavily tilted in favour of the North and against the South. Indeed, many pointed out that the appointments violated the Federal Character Principle. To be clear,...
His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces The Federal Republic of Nigeria Presidential Villa Abuja   Your Excellency, RE: MATTERS OF INSUBORDINATION AND LACK OF ADHERENCE TO DUE PROCESS PERPETUATED BY THE GMD NNPC – DR. BARU FELICITATIONS Let me start by welcoming you back to the country and by thanking God...
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says  423 persons died and 2,339 others were wounded in 768 road traffic accidents across the country in July. The agency disclosed this in the July edition of its monthly `Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report’ made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
As soon as Theo Wilson started making YouTube videos about culture and race, trolls using racial slurs started flocking to his page.  After engaging in endless sparring matches in the comments section, Wilson began to notice something curious: His trolls seemed to speak a language unto themselves, one replete with the...
By Ginika Okoye The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon. Recalls that the Nigeria Customs Service on July 26 intercepted three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660...
Court papers  in Lagos Nigeria have revealed in graphic details  how oil businessmen, Kolawole Akanni Aluko and Jide Omokore laundered  the $1.7 billion creamed off the questionable oil swap transactions between them and the NNPC, during the tenure of Diezani Alison-Madueke. Some of the money laundered through the United States and which had been...