The Lawal Daura saga
Lawal Daura, like the fictional spy who came in from the cold, is back in the cold, where, I am told, he is cooling his feet. Courtesy of Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the acting president, Daura, was last week dramatically and forcefully separated from his job as the director-general of the Department of State Service, DSS.…
Presidency, NASS reread three years of unruly ‘marriage’
Nigeria’s major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, recorded another victory over the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). It was a day that reminded citizens...
EFCC and the extinction of an equalizer
First, Ibrahim Magu, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) wore a badge promoting the second-term ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari to an official function. Then, shortly after the All Progressives Congress roared to victory in the Ekiti State gubernatorial elections, the EFCC fired off a controversial tweet that was at once…
EFCC denies allegation of staff salary diversion against Magu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied report that the leadership of the Commission diverted N702 million monthly salary of new staff.
EFCC to go after looters of TETFund grants, says Magu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will go after looters of funds meant for the development of the nation’s education sector.Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this when the management team of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) visited him in Abuja on Thursday.
We’ll visit abandoned projects in Niger Delta — Magu
The Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) says it will soon visit projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission in the region. Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated this when a delegation of the National Association of Niger-Delta Students (NANDS) visited him in Abuja on Thursday. Spokesman of the commission. Mr Wilson…
Osinbajo seeks Africa-wide collaboration on anti-graft war
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has called for more collaboration amongst African countries, stressing that it was key to winning the fight against corruption.
EFCC arrests fake Magu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested one Felix Idowu for allegedly impersonating its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu. In a statement on Wednesday, Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspect was a real estate agent and a graduate of political science. Uwujaren said Idowu was found with…
EFCC gets no share on assets recovered, insists Magu
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, told the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts and Finance that the Commission does not generate revenue or get any percentage on assets recovered or forfeited to government.
Police nab 3 suspected killers of policeman in Magu’s farm house
The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of a Policeman that guarded the EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu’s farm house in Karshi, Abuja. The Deputy Force Spokesman, SP Aremu Adeniran, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on the arrest on Monday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria…
Police promote Magu, others
The Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday, promoted 18 senior officers to the next ranks, including Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
Why EFCC recommended suspension of NEMA directors, by Magu
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Ibrahim Magu yesterday explained why his outfit recommended the suspension of six directors of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over allegations of financial impropriety.