We Will Continue This War Against Corruption – Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has reiterated his commitment and that of the agency to fighting corruption in the country. Ibrahim Magu who has been rejected twice for the EFCC top job made this known yesterday, April 13th while addressing staff of the anti-graft agency after the……

Whether they like it or not, corruption fight will go on –Magu

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has vowed to continue the fight against corruption no matter who may be offended. Magu stated this when he addressed staff of the commission in an interactive session to mark EFCC’s 14th anniversary. He said, “We will continue to fight corruption whether anybody likes…

Why Buhari is reluctant to drop Magu – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari did not find the indictment by the Department of State Services (DSS) as a strong reason to replace Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Speaking at the presidential villa in Abuja during an interview with journalists from select media organisations,……

MISSING $17bn: Reps summon Magu, NNPC boss, CBN gov, others

Ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives investigating alleged $17billion stolen from undeclared oil proceeds has summoned the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu to appear before it on Tuesday. Summoned along Magu is the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, Central Bank of…

Olusegun Obasanjo: EFCC Should Get New Lawyers

Abiodun Lawal(NAN,Abeokuta): Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission not only to carry out a thorough investigation of corruption cases but also hire the services of ‘Ogbologbo’ lawyers. An ‘Ogbologbo’, a Yoruba word means ‘seasoned, experienced person‘. Obasanjo gave the advice today while reacting President Muhammadu’s Buhari’s charge to the…

The Sun Goofs Again, Claims EFCC Prosecuted Justice Ademola

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to a report captioned,” Judge Blasts EFCC, FREES Justice Ademola, Wife, Others”, which was promoted on the front page of Daily Sun of Thursday April 6, 2017. The banner created the false impression that the EFCC handled the prosecution of the Judge…

Osinbajo Tasks Ambassadors-Designate, Elite on Corruption

Osinbajo Tasks Ambassadors-Designate, Elite on Corruption The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has charged the elite in the country to rise up to the challenge of changing the “narrative” of corruption, stressing that the level of corruption in the country was intolerable. He made the charge at the end of a four-day introduction…

Sagay threatens to drag Senate to court over summons

The chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), is not taking the summons issued to him by the Senate lightly. He has urged the Senate to withdraw the summon for him to appear before it and threatened that he will not hesitate to challenge the legal validity of the summons in…

EFCC Named Most Effective Government Agency 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today Sunday 2nd April 2017 received accolades as the most effective government agency in Nigeria, for the year ending 2016. This was the judgement at the 20th City People Awards for Excellence held at the B Event Centre, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Wilson Uwujaren, Receiving The Award As…

Economic & Financial Crimes Commission Named Most Effective Govt. Agency 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today Sunday 2nd April 2017 received accolades as the most effective government agency in Nigeria, for the year ending 2016. This was the judgmement at the 20th City People Awards for Excellence held at the B Event Centre, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. While receiving the award, the Acting…

Magu Sues Sun Newspaper for libel, seeks 5bn compensation

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) EFCC, has written a letter to the publisher of the Sun Newspaper in Abuja seeking a N5 billion naira compensation. Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media and Publicity, EFCC said this on Thursday in a statement in Abuja. He said Magu was seeking the compensation for “libelous…