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Magu: Buhari urged to appoint EFCC Chair outside Police

•Commends President for suspensio of SGF, NIA D-G ...Nneoma Ndibe     The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to appoint a substantive chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from outside the Nigeria Police Force.   This is coming against the backdrop of the uncertainty surrounding it's acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu,

OPINION:NASS as a talking factory

  By Benjamin Atu The worst nightmare to an arm dealer is for a government to make move for a peace deal. The same is true with importers.  And today, that has become the case of the executive arm of the present administration. The move by the National Assembly to do

EFCC Arraigns Impersonator of Femi Adesina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned one Christian Efe Oyovweyho alias Femi Adesina before Justice Z.B Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kano on a two count charge of Obtaining by False Pretence. The defendant allegedly impersonated the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President

EFCC to grill Dino Melaye over N630m rent scam-CATBAN

Chukwuma Dike A civil society organisation, Citizens Action To Take Back Nigeria (CATBAN) said it has received with optimism, the recent news of an imminent grill of Senator Dino Malaye, Chairman, Senate Committee on FCT by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged theft of over N630million at the

Buhari Shun Lobbyists for EFCC Job

There are indications that Governors, former governors, ex ministers and major key political players are desperately lobbying to nominate who heads the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission{EFCC}, following the Senate’s rejection of Ibrahim Magu as the head of the Anti graft agency. The confirmation of the nomination of Magu for

Senate to investigate NNPC, NPDC over non remittance of $3.47billion

The Nigerian Senate has ordered its committees on finance, petroleum upstream and downstream to investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) over the non-remittance of $3.47billion to the federation account.   The resolution by the senate was sequel to a motion by Dino Melaye, senator representing

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