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Calabar Court Jails 14 Internet Fraudsters For Impersonating US Military Officers

Fourteen internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys,” convicted for love scam and impersonating United States military personnel were Monday handed different jail terms by Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state. Their conviction was secured by the Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and

Corruption: I Never Said Magu May Never Be Prosecuted–Sagay

Godsgift Onyedinefu The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has denied saying the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, may never be prosecuted, as stated by a report. Sagay, in a statement on Monday clarified that Magu could only

Again, I have No Business Dealings with Diezani–Capt Hosa Okunbo

Jude Johnson Billionaire businessman, Captain Hosa Okunbo has, for the umpteenth time, distanced himself from any business dealings with former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Captain Okunbo was reacting to allegations doing the rounds in the media about his purported business dealings with the former minister, especially in respect of

Corruption: NYCN Asks Buhari to Punish Naysayers Trying to Stop Probe of EFCC, NDDC–NYCN

•Ask his administration, Malami to stay focused, ignore distractors Jude Johnson The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has raised the alarming, alleging that some powerful forces are desperately trying to detract President Muhammadu Buhari led administration from probing the corruption scandals in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as

IGP Reportedly Withdraws All Police Personnel at EFCC

Restrict access to the commission's premises By Precious Igbonwelundu The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu on Friday directed the immediate withdrawal of all police operatives serving at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The directive which was contained in a signal to the Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Police Mobile Force (PMF),

Suspended EFCC Boss Magu, Asks IGP for Bail

Jude Johnson The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated over corruption allegations by a special presidential panel, has applied to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) , Mohammed Adamu, to be released on bail. Magu, who has been in detention

EFCC: Change Your Spectacles

By Patrick O. Okigbo III Bala Ciroma has replaced Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). I wish him luck in his new role, but I am not holding my breath, waiting for him to make any dent on corruption. Like Ribadu, Farida, Lamorde, Magu