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Magu laments UK’s slow action on Diezani fraud trial

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has expressed his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of action by the British government on the corruption case, involving former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Diezani, who is in the UK,  is  being prosecuted by the British government

Interpol issues arrest warrant on Allison-Madueke 

The International Police, Interpol, has issued an arrest warrant for Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke following a request by the Nigerian government to the agency, Sahara Reporters reports A source had disclosed that the necessary charges had been filed and attached to the extradition request by the office of the Attorney-General of the

Magu seeks UK’s help to extradite diezani, others

The EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu has sought the assistance of UK’s National Crime Agency to recover looted funds and also extradite back to Nigeria Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), such as Diezani Alison-Madueke. Diezani, who was oil minister between 2011-2015,  has been on the EFCC radar for several years, since the Jonathan

Court threatens to revoke shinkafi’s bail

Justice Fatima Aminu of the Federal High Court sitting in Gusau today threatened to revoke the bail she earlier granted to a former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Shinkafi, for his failure to appear in court. Shinkafi who is the second defendant in the charge,  was arraigned alongside three others;  Ambassador

INEC Officials Docked for N362m Diezani Bribe

  Babatunde Opalana The Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Thursday arraigned the duo of Ibrahim Muhammed Umar and Sahabo Iya Hamman, both serving and retired staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), respectively, before Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa State High Court, Yola on

Group Challenges Buhari to Force Repatriation of Diezani

Babatunde Opalana  For the President Muhammadu  Buhari administration to be seen as biting and not only barking in its anti-corruption crusade, the Federal Government has been challenged to as a matter of urgency ensure the repatriation of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke back to the country to face prosecution over