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Op-ed: Magu’s EFCC in perspectives

By Sufuyan Ojeifo and Ariyo-Dare Atoye Writing about the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its leadership is one and the same thing. EFCC is its leadership and the leadership of the commission is the commission. Dissecting the leadership of Mr. Ibrahim Magu at the EFCC is an enterprise that

Court verdict: Is Magu still the EFCC Chairman?

Editor's note:  “Now that the Court has spoken, Is it right for Ibrahim Magu to be kept in acting capacity as Chairman of EFCC by the President?” A renowned lawyer, Monday Ubani, asked in this paper. This paper seeks to examine the propriety of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of

Court orders release of 475 Boko Haram suspects

A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues. The first person convicted for the kidnapping in 2014 of Chibok schoolgirls, sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment last week,

Prison Decongestion Panel Releases 458 Inmates

Babatunde Opalana    The Stakeholders Committee on Prison Reforms and Prison Decongestion has facilitated the release of 458 inmates in Kaduna State. The special panel which was inaugurated on the 31st of October 2017 by Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) is under the chairmanship of Chief