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BREAKING: Ibrahim Magu Remains EFCC Chairman- Presidency

The Presidency has denied that the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been sacked. In a series of tweets on Saturday, Garba Shehu, the spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari said, ” no report has been made available to the Presidency by the Attorney General of the federation over the matter.” The tweets: 1. ...

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BREAKING: Nigerian Senate Rejects Confirmation of Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of Alhaji Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), according to Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari had written to the Senate, wherein, he sought the confirmation of the nomination of Mr . Magu as Chairman and four others as members of the anti-graft agency. However, the ...

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$20m Accounts: Patience Jonathan May Forfeit N10bn Hotel to FG

Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, may forfeit to the Federal Government, a N10bn hotel allegedly belonging to her if she fails to explain how she came about some funds allegedly traced to her accounts, the Punch reports. “This is one of the questions she may have to answer as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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#1.3 Billion Fraud Allegation: Omisore Surrenders to the EFCC

A former Senator and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, was on Friday night released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after he agreed to refund the over N1.3billion he allegedly received from the office of the National Security Adviser, people familiar with the matter have told PREMIUM TIMES. The EFCC arrested Mr. Omisore ...

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How Obanikoro Loaded Plane With N1.29b for Fayose Revealed [Video Evidence]

Reports say Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of Defence, allegedly loaded a chartered aircraft with N1, 299, 490b for transfer to Governor Ayodele Fayose through an associate, Abiodun Agbele. The cash was transferred through HS125-800 5N-BMT belonging to Gyro Air Limited in two flights. The first flight was filled with N724.5million cash to the extent that there was no seat ...

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Tension In Ekiti As Protesters Tackle Governor Fayose

Trouble looms in Ekiti as a group of protesters took to the street. They want their governor, Ayodele Fayose, to respond to allegations of fraud by the EFCC. Punch reports that “A massive crowd of protesters on Thursday took to the streets in Ado Ekiti to demand that  Governor Ayodele Fayose waives his immunity and answer to corruption allegations against him. ...

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EFCC Reveals How Fayose Serially Took Bribes From Ekiti Contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) has released the full detail of its fraud case against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. PREMIUM TIMES report says “the details, contained in an affidavit filed by the anti-graft commission, show how N1.21 billion out of N2.26 billion paid to the account of Slyvan Mcnamara Limited, a company linked to the sons ...

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