Abdul Majid Oniyangi Wins 2018 Nigeria Integrity Idol

Abdul Majid Oniyangi has won the 2018 Nigeria Integrity Idol, a reality TV show, which celebrates the most honest public officials in Nigeria.

Magistrate Abdul Majid Oniyangi, the Magistrate of Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) emerged winner by popular public votes.

Other winners of the 2018 Nigeria Integrity Idol award are: Mr. Aremu Kehinde, State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps; Mr. Benson Agwu, Investigative Journalist, Ebony State Newspaper; Mr. Bravo Otahabru, Supply Chain Director, National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) and Mrs. Bipolar Adewunmi, Investigative Journalist, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Nuhu Ribadu Wins Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence (ACE) Award 2018

Nuhu Ribadu, is among eight individuals and organisations recognised at the Third annual Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence (ACE) Award 2018.

The pioneer chairman of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu with honorees from Asia, America, Africa, Oceania and Europe were recognised for their role in curtailing corruption at an event held Friday in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Nuhu Ribadu and Leonard Frank McCarthy emerged the two winners in the category of Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement.

Held to coincide with International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, the winners were presented their award by Tamim Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar; Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad; the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov; and the Qatari Attorney General Ali Al-Marri.

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina Named 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate

The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee has announced the selection of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina and Waris Dirie as its 2019 laureates at the Cape Town International Convention Center.

53-year-old Waris Dirie is a world-class supermodel and anti-FGM activist while Dr. Akinwumi Adesina currently serves as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

The Sunhak Peace Prize honours individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the peace and the welfare of the future generations.

The Sunhak Peace Prize includes a cash prize totaling $1 million.

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