Naira Marley: We are not chasing musicians —EFCC (Punch)

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, said that the Commission ws not going after musicians. He made this statement while speaking on the prosecution of musician, Afeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley, for charges bordering…

Why EFCC intervenes in voters inducement cases, by Magu (Guardian)

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the commission intervened in the general elections to prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of irresponsible politicians at the polls. Magu stated this yesterday in…

Governors fuel insecurity to raise security votes – Magu (Punch)

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday hit at state governors, saying that some of them deliberately fuelled insecurity in their states just to collect more money as security vote. He noted…

*Private sector set to debate with Lagos governorship candidates (Punch)* 2019: God won’t allow any opposition party to win Lagos – Oba Akiolu (Tribune)

January 3, 2019 Private sector set to debate with Lagos governorship candidates (Punch) The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it is set to host yet another edition of private sector interaction with governorship candidates in Lagos…

EFCC secures 172 convictions in 10 months — Magu (Independent)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recorded 172  convictions from January to date, the acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, said in Gombe on Monday. Magu, who said this in Gombe at an event to mobilise the people to take…

Stop coercing witnesses to implicate me, Fayose tells EFCC (Punch)

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of shopping for evidence to nail him. He alleged that the anti-graft agency had started coercing witnesses to implicate him in order to file…

EFCC won’t relent in anti-graft fight – Magu (DailyTrust)

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that fighting corruption is the only way to guarantee the future of Nigeria as a country, hence the commission will not relent in the fight. Magu,…

Aftermath of Daura’s sack: Osinbajo orders Magu, new DSS boss to recover missing N80b (Vanguard)

The anti-corruption war being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration got a big boost on Tuesday after the removal from office of the former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura. Already, the Acting President, Prof…

Osinbajo, acting DG DSS, Magu in closed-door meeting (Vanguard)

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting behind closed-doors with the acting Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Matthew Seiyefa and the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.…

Corruption is most entrenched culture in Nigeria – Magu (Nation)

The Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday described corruption as “most extensive and deeply entrenched culture” in Nigeria. Magu said between January and July this year, the Commission had secured 142 convictions…

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