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The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been accused of turning EFCC into `glorified police station’ for alleged selfish motives. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accusation was contained in a report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari by one of the investigative committees set up to look into the activities of the EFCC under Magu. According to the report, Magu has continued seconding...

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The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),Mr Ibrahim Magu, has again been accused of allegedly failing to give proper account of missing 332 out of the 836 recovered real estate property in March, 2018. A report by the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA) made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) confirmed the development, indicating that the unaccounted property was worth billions of naira. The report...

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The COVID-19 pandemic exposed cracks in diverse sectors in Nigeria; the true state of the health sector despite billions earmarked annually for it; unpatriotic law enforcement agents who would rather collect a thousand naira ($3) and let citizens cross the interstate borders in defiance of government orders; the zero maintenance culture and abandonment of government properties as in the case of isolation and treatment centers built in the days of Ebola; a country whose laws...

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has vowed to go after the traffickers who planned the trafficking of Temitope-Olamide Arowolo to the Republic of Lebanon. Arowolo, an indigene of Oyo State, was the Nigerian lady whose video of ordeal of enslavement went viral on social media sometime in May and June. Arowolo had alleged that she had been manhandled and given inhuman treatment where she worked as a slave in...

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The Presidency says those who see the ongoing Ibrahim Magu’s investigation as an indication that the fight against corruption is failing have missed the boat, saying, however, that the days of corrupt officials are numbered. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday while reacting to various media reports on Magu’s investigation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Magu, the...

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A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has revealed details of how the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, allegedly used a cleric to launder funds abroad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Magu is currently being interrogated by the panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami over allegations of mismanagement and lack of transparency in managing recovered assets by the commission. A copy of the...

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A hit-and-run driver on Friday killed a middle-age man at TRACAS Bus Stop in Upper Iweka, along Onitsha-Awka expressway, Onitsha in Anambra. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, State Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Kumapayi said the attention of the FRSC was drawn to the lifeless body of the middle aged man at about 7.40.a m. According to Kumapayi, eyewitnesses...

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The policemen attached to Ibrahim Magu, the suspended boss of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, EFCC has been withdrawn by the Inspector General of Police (IGP). In a signal to the assistant inspector general (AIG), police mobile force (PMF), PMF squadrons one to 79, force secretary, Adamu directed the redeployment of the mobile policemen at the EFCC. The Cable reported that While ordering those withdrawn to report at the force headquarters in Abuja on Monday morning, the...

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Armed robbers on Thursday attacked Mr Godwin Agwam, Nasarawa State Correspondent of Television Continental (TVC) and Mrs. Victoria Ojito of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) in their residence at Sabon-Gari, Lafia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the robbers also attacked the Nasarawa State Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mrs Priscilla Gondo-Alour, during the operation in the area. Agwam told NAN that the robbers stormed their compound at about 2:00 a.m., forced...

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Enugu has arrested a suspected human trafficker, Mrs Okafor Chioma, who specialise in recruiting under-aged girls to run prostitution cartel. CSP Danny Iwuchukwu, spokesman for the command, said this in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. Iwuchukwu alleged that the suspect was recruiting underage girls aged between 12 and 16, and sending them to brothels in different states for prostitution. He said that she was...