Tag: Magu

Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2017

The Thread: Conspiracy theories surrounding Magu’s rejection

The Senate has for the second time rejected Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman. Just so we're clear, the DSS that keeps ...

RoqeebahDecember 30, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] 5 things Buhari and Saraki could be discussing behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in another one of his closed door meetings. This time with Senate President Dr. Bukola ...

RoqeebahDecember 26, 2016

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 26th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Opinion: Time to scrap the EFCC

by Jideofor Adibe This piece was motivated by two interrelated developments: the first is the furore caused by several corruption ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Opinion: Legal implications of the Senate’s rejection of Magu’s nomination

by Inibehe Effiong On Thursday December 15, 2016 the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria held an executive session ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2016

Simon Kolawole: The conspiracy to destroy Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole Sometime ago — I don’t know the exact date and time — the Nigerian political elite (some ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 3, 2016

The top 10 stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten news stories that drove the conversation this week: 1. Zuck in Nigeria Facebook founder and ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

Despite his arrest by EFCC, blogger Abusidiqu remains committed to Buhari’s ‘change’ agenda

Abubakar Sidiq Usman, the blogger who was recently arrested and released from the Economic and Financial Crime Commission’s (EFCC) custody, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

YNaija Says: The EFCC is out of control

The EFCC’s arrest of blogger Abubakar Sidiq Usman shows a number of things. First, the commission is clearly not busy ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

Selective corruption war? EFCC boss dodges questions about Buratai’s Dubai properties

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, dodged questions about the allegations that the Chief ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

Governor Fayose accuses EFCC of conspiracy ‘that would fail like 2006’

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, who is currently under the scrutinising lenses of the the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

EFCC to seize Fayose’s Lagos, Abuja properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has made plans to seize some properties linked to Governor Ayodele Fayose of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 26, 2016

Fani-Kayode ‘attacked in EFCC custody for praying?’

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

We’ll soon go after banks, MDs – EFCC boss, Magu

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Friday, expressed his resolve to fight the war against ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

N21bn fraud: 21-count charge slammed on ex-Chief of Air Staff

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has slammed a 21-count charge against former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 23, 2016

‘Were you called to bar before going to law school?’ | Fayose’s camp attacks Falana

Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media to Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, Lere Olayinka has described a Senior ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 23, 2016

Fayose’s allies go into hiding… ‘in the Government House’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have claimed that individuals suspected to be complicit in the N4.7billion ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

Workers’ strike: Mimiko makes promises, no headway for Fayose

Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko has promised to infuse N3.4 billion into the state’s economy in a ploy to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 21, 2016

‘We won’t be distracted by dark forces, negative propaganda’ – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has challenged anyone who has evidence that a member of the Presidential Committee ...

Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Shocker: ‘Looters hide money in uncompleted buildings’ – EFCC boss

Due to the ongoing anti-corruption war, looters now hide their stolen monies in uncompleted buildings instead of banks, says the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

EFCC seizes $18m house from Diezani (VIDEO)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that its investigations into corruption has led to the recovery of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 7, 2016

Former Airforce boss pleads for out-of-court settlement

Former Chief of Air Staff, Mohammed Umar, has commenced an out-of-court negotiation on the money laudering charges preferred against him ...

Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

EFCC has some words for criminals diverting IDP funds

Business will no longer be the same for individuals involved in the diversion of funds and donations made to Internally Displaced ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 29, 2016

These are the 20 most impactful photos from the Buhari presidency

Former President Goodluck Jonathan – on this day, one year ago – ceremoniously handed over the mantle of Nigeria’s leadership ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

EFCC declares Iyiola Omisore wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore a wanted man. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

EFCC refuses to let Fani-Kayode go home despite meeting bail

It would appear that former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s troubles with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission are not ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 11, 2016

‘Some of your members support corruption’ – EFCC boss tells NBA

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday, urged members of the Nigerian ...

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