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Prosecutor tenders $1.3m cash recovered from member of Buhari’s arms probe panel

The Federal Government prosecutors at the Federal High Court in Abuja have tendered a cash sum of $1.3 million recovered from retired Air Commodore Umar Mohammed, a member of the Jon Ode led Presidential Investigative Committee on Arms Procurement.

Showdown imminent as Osinbajo dares Senate over Magu

The acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, says President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman to stamp out endemic corruption...

BREAKING: Senate, presidency in fresh crisis over Magu

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to suspend all confirmation requests from the executive until decisions of the legislature is respected by acting president, Yemi...

EFCC records 113 convictions in 6 months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recorded 113 convictions nationwide between January and June, 2017. The commission's acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, made the...

Anti-graft war: Don’t be intimidated, Oba of Benin tells EFCC

The Oba of Benin, Omo Akpolokpolo, has charged officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, not to be intimidated in the discharge...

Buhari government is only making noise in fighting corruption, PDP says

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has said the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari is nothing but...

Anti graft war: Nigeria has a long way to go – UK envoy

The ongoing fight against corruption by the Muhammadu Buhari administration is sending the right signals to the international community, but a lot needs to...

EFCC reacts to alleged raid on Kano Emir’s Palace

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has dispelled rumours making the rounds that its operatives have raided Kano Emir’s Palace...

My trial at CCT will fail, Saraki says

The President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has said that his case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, was not strong and that...

On the need for Senate approval to appoint EFCC chairman, by Abdul Rafindadi

Let me start by according respect and due deference to the legal giant Prof. Itse Sagay, a colossus in the law of Contract to...

Falana responds to allegations of purchase of Alamieyeseigha mansion

By Nazifi Dawud Fiery human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has responded to DAILY NIGERIAN inquiry on the allegations of purchase of a property forfeited to...

‘Falana, Sagay’s remarks major cause of Presidency/Senate spat’

The International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, INTERSOCIETY, has condemned recent remarks of two senior lawyers, Itse Sagay and Femi...

The mighty powers of Saraki the Great, by Jibrin Ibrahim

As a student of politics, I find the huge powers accumulated and constantly expressed by the Senate President Bukola Saraki intriguing. There is almost...

JUST IN: Senate suspends Ndume for embarrassing Saraki, Dino

By Abdulaziz Salisu The Senate on Wednesday suspended a former Majority Leader, Ali Ndume, for six months. The senators said he was suspended for filing a petition...

Senate suspends screening of electoral commissioners over Magu

The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of resident electoral commissioners in protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to replace the acting chairman of...

Magu cooks up report against me because he failed Senate screening – Saraki

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to a letter written by the embattled acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to...

Leaked memo exposes Magu as ‘fraudulent officer’

By Mustapha Usman A department of State Security Service, SSS, memo addressed to the attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, has...

Why acting chairmanship of EFCC is illegal, by Sunusi Musa

There is an ongoing debate as to the legality or otherwise of the continuous stay of Ibrahim Mustapha   Magu   as   Acting   Executive   Chairman   of...

Falana blasts SSS over Magu

Nigeria’s fiery human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, is irked by the role of the Directorate of State Service (DSS) in stultifying the appointment...

Buhari, Saraki hold separate closed door meeting over Magu

By Mustapha Usman The leadership of the National Assembly, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of...

Senate sets Wednesday for Magu’s screening

The Senate has set Wednesday for the screening of the Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This is...

Governor returns N500m Paris Club debt refund kickback

A Nigerian state governor has returned N500million found in his account, as  the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, probe on the use of...

Andrew Yakubu Cottage Bank Plc, by Yakubu Mohammed

So that is it? It is not a lie or a fabu, as they would put in the local slang to dismiss stories told...

We’ve not indicted Saraki, governors over Paris loan – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has debunked a report that it has indicted all the governors of the 36 states of the federation...

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