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    Magu, four ministers in Buhari’s delegation to Ethiopia

Magu, four ministers in Buhari’s delegation to Ethiopia

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday depart for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 30th ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU).Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday.The statement listed four ministers - Geoffrey Onyeama (foreign affairs), Abubakar [...]

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    At last, EFCC grants autonomy to NFIU

At last, EFCC grants autonomy to NFIU

The Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has been separated from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the EFCC, disclosed this when he appeared before the senate committee on anti-corruption and financial crimes on Wednesday.Magu was at the upper legislative chamber to defend the 2017 budget of his agency.He said from January 1, 2018, NFIU would [...]

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    Muslim group: Heads will roll if anything happens to Magu

Muslim group: Heads will roll if anything happens to Magu

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the attack on the farmhouse of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).A police sergeant was killed after some gunmen broke into the farm in Abuja, on Tuesday.In a statement signed by Ishaq Akintola, director, MURIC, the group said “heads must roll if anything happens Magu".“Unknown gunmen have [...]

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    THE INSIDER: How gunmen attacked Magu’s farm — and stole rifles

THE INSIDER: How gunmen attacked Magu’s farm — and stole rifles

Gunmen who attacked a farmhouse belonging to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), took away some rifles from the farm, TheCable has learnt.The attackers overpowered two security guards they met at the farm, beating one to death.TheCable gathered that the two mobile policemen, identified as Haruna Seriki and Musa Izah, were drafted from Mopol [...]

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    ‘We can’t be intimidated’ — EFCC speaks on attack at Magu’s farm

‘We can’t be intimidated’ — EFCC speaks on attack at Magu’s farm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the attack on the farmhouse of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the commission.In a statement signed by its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the commission said the attack would not make it lose focus in the fight against corruption.A policeman was killed in the attack which occurred around 10pm on Tuesday.“The property, a [...]

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    Policeman killed as gunmen break into Magu’s farm

Policeman killed as gunmen break into Magu’s farm

A police sergeant attached to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was reportedly killed on Tuesday after some gunmen broke into the farm of the anti-graft czar in Abuja.According to the Nation, the tragic incident occurred around 10pm.The attackers were said to have stormed the farm located in the Karshi area of the federal [...]

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    Magu says anti-graft war is a do-or-die affair

Magu says anti-graft war is a do-or-die affair

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has described the fight against corruption as a “do or die” affair.Speaking on Monday after a rally organised by the commission to commemorate the World Anti-Corruption Day, Magu said the country must win the fight against all odds.He said for the war against corruption to be successful, Nigerians must [...]

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    NANS reject ‘persecution’ of Patience Jonathan

NANS reject ‘persecution’ of Patience Jonathan

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), zone B has expressed displeasure with what it described as the persecution of Patience Jonathan, former first lady.Addressing reporters in Ondo state on Thursday, Pedro Obi, coordinator of the zone, alleged that the wife of the immediate past president is being witch-hunted.He said the refusal of the commission to obey the court ruling which ordered [...]

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    No going back on arrest of Ekpeyong, Oke, says Magu

No going back on arrest of Ekpeyong, Oke, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the EFCC is determined to bring Ita Ekpeyong, former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), and Ayo Oke, former head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), to justice.DSS operatives had prevented the arrests of both men who failed to honour the invitation of the anti-graft [...]

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    ICPC seeks approval to keep percentage of recovered loot

ICPC seeks approval to keep percentage of recovered loot

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has written the national assembly, requesting approval to keep a part of recovered loot.Rasheedat Okoduwa, ICPC spokesperson, made this known in a statement on Friday.She said the request was one of the proposals made by the commission through a memorandum submitted to the house of representatives committee on anti-corruption.According to the [...]

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    ‘We don’t pay whistleblowers’ — EFCC speaks on Ikoyi cash controversy

‘We don’t pay whistleblowers’ — EFCC speaks on Ikoyi cash controversy

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is not directly involved in the payment of whistleblowers.The commission said this in reaction to the controversy generated by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the commission, on the whistleblower who tipped off the agency on the monies stashed in an apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos, has been paid.Magu had said the whistleblower [...]

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    EFCC has abandoned my client, says lawyer of Ikoyi whistleblower

EFCC has abandoned my client, says lawyer of Ikoyi whistleblower

The whistleblower who gave information that led to the recovery of over $43 million at an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, has been abandoned, according to Yakubu Galadima, who identified himself as the lawyer of the informant.Under the whistleblower policy, the individual who gives information is entitled to between 2.5 percent and 5 percent of the recovered loot.On Thursday, Ibrahim Magu, acting [...]

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    Odinkalu: Magu lied! Ikoyi whistleblower has been detained by three agencies

Odinkalu: Magu lied! Ikoyi whistleblower has been detained by three agencies

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights lawyer, has dismissed the claim of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), that the man who gave the anti-graft agency information about the monies stashed in an apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire.Magu said this on Thursday while speaking at a programme in Vienna, Austria.“We are currently working [...]

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    Magu: EFCC fears no one but God

Magu: EFCC fears no one but God

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), says the commission has no other fear except the "fear of God".Magu said this in an interview published in EFCC Alert, the monthly publication of the anti-graft agency.He restated the commission's resolve to fight corruption in the country, adding: “The days of impunity are over, victory is certain for [...]

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    Ikoyi whistleblower now a millionaire, says Magu

Ikoyi whistleblower now a millionaire, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the “young man” who blew the whistle on the massive stash of money recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire.In April, operatives of the anti-graft agency broke into a four-bedroom apartment on Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, and pulled out $43 million, £27,800 and N23 [...]

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    We recovered $43m from Diezani, says Magu

We recovered $43m from Diezani, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday said the agency recovered $43 million from Diezani Alison-Maduke, former minister of petroleum.Speaking at the ongoing 7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption holding in Vienna, Austria, Magu said the commission had recovered $2.9 billion between May 2015 and October [...]

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