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Allow me travel abroad for treatment, Metuh begs court

Oluwatosin Komolafe   The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, on Wednesday approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with an application seeking the release of his International Passport to enable him travel abroad for medical attention. The former PDP spokesman, in his application moved by

Osinbajo: Buhari does not teleguide Magu

Concluding part of a media interview granted by  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to a group of journalists and  social media practitioners in Lagos state, on Friday, 2 March, 2018. In the interview, Osinbajo says government has kept its promises to Niger Delta Nigerians. Q: The state of primary healthcare in the

HEDA to EFCC: Investigate attempt to divert $44m NIA Intervention fund

•Insists Kingibe, Abba Kyari has case to answer   Jude Johnson    The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate allegations of attempt by government officials to divert $44 million of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) Intervention Fund.   In a petition forwarded to the acting Chairman

Dasukigate: Ex-Army Chief, Ihejirika questioned by EFCC

Samuel Ogundipe   The former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika has once again been reportedly questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to ascertain any involvement in the alleged $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal by the ex-National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd). Despite constant

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

Patience Jonathan begs EFCC: Let’s Settle

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for out-of-court settlement. In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for out-of-Court Settlement of all cases related to Dame (Mrs.) Ibifaka Patience Jonathan,” she told the EFCC