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Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.

N5 billion libel suit: DSS report on Ibrahim Magu inadmissible – court

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday rendered a copy of the Department of State Security (DSS) report to the Nigerian Senate on Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inadmissible.
Paul Usoro

NBA president’s money laundering trial adjourned till May 10

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has adjourned till May 10 hearing of all pending applications filed by counsel representing the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA President, Paul Usoro.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Electoral corruption worst form of corruption

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will of the people and invests power in illegitimate hands.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ayo Fayose’s trial: How I took delivery of N1.2 billion cash – bank chief

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard how the N1.2billion allegedly given to former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) was moved to the state.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Court orders substituted service on EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

An FCT High Court in Apo, on Tuesday, granted leave for substituted service on the acting Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief laments alleged conversion of banks to fraud, money laundering institutions

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has lamented that banks are allegedly being converted into fraud and money laundering institutions in the nation.
EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

EFCC convicts 192 corrupt persons in three months

EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu lists challenges, achievements as he defends budget

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, April 4, 2019 defended the Commission’s 2019 budget proposal of N22, 070,514,431.00, (Twenty Two Billion, Seventy Million, Five Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty One Naira) before the House Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.

Igbo lawyers tell EFCC to obey court order, release Monday Ubani

An association of Igbo lawyers, Otu Oka Iwu, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to obey the subsisting order of the Federal High Court and immediately release Mr. Monday Ubani and his co-applicant.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Official: EFCC Academy to begin award of degree certificates soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its academy in Karu, Abuja will soon be certified as the first anti-corruption degree-awarding institution in Nigeria.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation: President Buhari is free to lobby or send replacement – Senator...

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is free to lobby for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu or send a fresh nominee to the Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: Gombe residents’ regular reports of vote-buying helped us to fight the menace

The Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission North East office, Mr. Michael Wetkas, has said that residents of Gombe regularly called the Commission to report cases of vote-buying.

Ibrahim Magu: How corruption caused infrastructure decay in Nigeria

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, said corruption has played a role in frustrating or ruining the provision and maintenance of infrastructure in the country over the years.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu defends N22.071 billion budget before Senate committee

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, made a defence of its N22, 070,514,431.00 billion 2019 budget proposal before the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Over N1.3 trillion stolen under ex-President Jonathan

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has disclosed that the money stolen by 32 entities (human and corporate) between 2011 and 2015 (years when former President Goodluck Jonathan was in office) is well over N1.3 trillion.
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Travelex: Nigeria, other African nations lose $50 billion to illicit flows annually

Travelex Nigeria Limited at the weekend disclosed that Nigeria and other African countries “are losing over $50 billion annually through illicit financial flows.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: US report on anti-graft war false, misleading

The EFCC has responded to a US government agency report which said the Buhari administration condones corruption and impunity.

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