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Presidency: Transparency Int’l’s partners in Nigeria are members of the opposition

    Presidency: Transparency Int’l’s partners in Nigeria are members of the opposition

The presidency has rejected the corruption perception index released by Transparency International, which rated Nigeria’s anti-graft war poor. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said the 2020 index is “not an accurate

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‘No amount of blackmail will deter me’ — Magu speaks after Malami’s accusations

    ‘No amount of blackmail will deter me’ — Magu speaks after Malami’s accusations

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says “no amount of blackmail and mischief” will deter him in fighting corruption. Speaking when he received a delegation

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VON DG: Magu deserves to be confirmed as EFCC chairman

    VON DG: Magu deserves to be confirmed as EFCC chairman

Osita Okechukwu, director-general of Voice of Nigeria (VON), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek confirmation of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

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Malami: Bagudu’s $100m not linked to $308m Abacha Loot

    Malami: Bagudu’s $100m not linked to $308m Abacha Loot

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says the recovered Abacha Loot will be used for infrastructural projects in the country. He said the assets of Abubakar Bagudu, governor of

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IN DETAIL: How FG agreed to pay APC governor $110m in Abacha Loot settlement

  IN DETAIL: How FG agreed to pay APC governor $110m in Abacha Loot settlement

The federal government agreed to pay Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, $110 million as part of the recovery and settlement

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EFCC: Transparency International has a hidden agenda against Nigeria

  EFCC: Transparency International has a hidden agenda against Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rejected Transparency International’s (TI) report which ranked Nigeria low on how corruption

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‘Selective prosecution, attack on whistleblowers’ — TI lists reasons Nigeria dropped on corruption index

  ‘Selective prosecution, attack on whistleblowers’ — TI lists reasons Nigeria dropped on corruption index

On Thursday, the Buhari administration’s fight against corruption suffered a blow with the country’s ranking dropping on the 2019 corruption

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Malami: 22 ex-governors under probe for corruption

  Malami: 22 ex-governors under probe for corruption

Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, says 22 former governors are being investigated for corruption. Addressing

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Malami: We have recovered N200bn stolen funds

  Malami: We have recovered N200bn stolen funds

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says the federal government has recovered N200 billion stolen funds since its fight

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Chatham House: $582bn stolen from Nigeria since independence

  Chatham House: $582bn stolen from Nigeria since independence

An estimated $582 billion has been stolen from Nigeria since independence in 1960. The estimate, which was attributed to Chatham

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