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Revelations from Farida Waziri’s new book

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, presented her new book to the public in Abuja on Tuesday. I was privileged to have reviewed the book at the occasion.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: President Buhari never promised to make public declaration of assets

The presidency has vehemently refuted claims that President Muhammadu Buhari at any time during his electioneering campaigns in 2015 and 2019 promised to make a public declaration of his personal assets.

Ex-President Jonathan: Farida Waziri was removed as EFCC chief in national interest

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has insisted that his sacking of Farida Waziri, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was in the interest of the country.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Why I sacked Farida Waziri as EFCC boss

A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has explained why he sacked Farida Waziri as the chairperson of the anti-graft outfit, EFCC.

Farida Waziri: Ex-President Jonathan sacked me because I went after oil thieves

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Farida Waziri, has said that she was sacked by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for trying to arrest some oil racketeers.

2019: EFCC ex-boss cautions politician on hate-speech, violence

As campaigns for the 2019 general elections kicked off at the weekend, Farida Waziri, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus rather than dwelling on issues that will further divide the people.

Herdsmen-farmers crisis: Farida Waziri tasks security agencies on intelligence gathering

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Founder of Women Youths Children and Crime Organisation, WYCCO, a Non Governmental Organisation, Dr. (Mrs.) Farida Waziri, has charged the various layers of Nigeria’s security apparatuses to invest in and deploy technology to complement human efforts being deployed to tackle the numerous security challenges facing the country at the moment.

Farida Waziri pronounces Goodluck Jonathan guilty

Somewhere out there, right now, is one rich and powerful Nigerian. We do not know how he made his money, but we have it on some authority he was one of the chieftains of the fuel subsidy scam.

Ex-President Jonathan dares ex-EFCC chief Farida Waziri to name suspects he stopped their probe

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs. Farida Waziri, to name the person he allegedly asked her to stop investigating while in office or shut up.

Former EFCC chief Farida Waziri hired to attack me – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has replied to accusation the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was stifled under his administration, saying his accuser was hired to attack him.

Ex-EFCC chief Farida Waziri has a history of lying against ex-presidents – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former senior special assistant to the president on new media, has accused Farida Waziri, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of having a history of telling lies against ex-presidents.

I’m thankful ex-President Jonathan sacked me as EFCC chief – Farida Waziri

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs. Farida Waziri, says she was glad in retrospect that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan kicked her out of office.

Pension ‘thieves’ framing me – Abdulrasheed Maina

Embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has said that, he is being haunted for stopping N5.32bn which he alleged was being stolen monthly in the office of the Head of Service and Police Pension office alone.

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