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Magu’s Probe: Buhari suspends EFCC’s Executive Secretary Olukoyede, several other top EFCC officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Executive Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Olanipekun Olukoyede, alongside over 10 other top officials of the commission, PM News reports. The newspaper quoted a presidency source on Tuesday night as saying “They were suspended for various alleged criminal and corrupt infractions.” They were suspended to Read more

Salami Panel: How Ibrahim Magu used ‘Pastors’ to launder funds abroad - newsheadline247.com
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EFCC officials present documents to Salami panel in ongoing probe of Magu

Four unit heads of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday presented some documents to the panel investigating corruption allegations against its suspended acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The unit heads first appeared before the committee headed by Ayo Salami last week but were asked to return at a later date. Read more

Details: How EFCC nabbed internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzrike over $8.5m - newsheadline247.com
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Details: How EFCC nabbed internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzrike over $8.5m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, July 13, 2020, continued trial in the fraud charge bought against an alleged internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley. The matter is before Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and the prosecution presented its first witness, Abbas Read more

Sale of seized oil assets: ‘Malami risks 5 years in jail’, says human rights lawyer - newsheadline247.com
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Sale of seized oil assets: ‘Malami risks 5 years in jail’, says human rights lawyer

A human rights lawyer, Kabir Akingbolu, has said the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, risks five years in prison for “illegally” approving the auctioning of sea vessels holding crude oil and diesel seized by the federal government. Reports had pointed out that Malami gave approval for the sale of the oil assets valued Read more

When the bridges were being built… Amosun Hammered in a Response to Criticism of Dapo Abiodun’s Govt - newsheadline247.com
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When the bridges were being built… Amosun Hammered in a Response to Criticism of Dapo Abiodun’s Govt

Featured By Wale Adedayo When the bridges were being built and ‘Ogun Standard Roads’ were on course by contractors, son of man’s advice to Senator Ibikunle Amosun was that the Abeokuta – Ibadan Road should be opened up instead. Dualising that road as OGD did to the Shagamu – Abeokuta Road would have boosted commerce Read more

Edo APC: Ize Iyamu commends Buhari’s fatherly disposition, thanks party members for electing him - newsheadline247.com
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Edo: EFCC accuses APC governorship candidate, Pastor Ize-Iyamu of laundering N700m

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, may be arrested on July 14 following an allegation of money laundering. Newsheadline247 understand the APC governorship candidate may be arrested if he fails to appear before a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State for allegedly laundering the Read more

Salami Panel: How Ibrahim Magu used ‘Pastors’ to launder funds abroad - newsheadline247.com
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Salami Panel: How Ibrahim Magu used ‘Pastors’ to launder funds abroad

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