Author Archives: Anayochukwu Agbo

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The Case Against Magu

The Case Against Magu

It appears to be the beginning of the end for Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, with his suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari. What it suggests is that the allegations raised against him by Abubakar Malami, attorney general of the Federation and minister of justice may have merit after

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Buhari Suspends Magu

President Mohammadu Buhari has suspended Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as his investigation entered the second day Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. There had however been no official confirmation to this effect. A Presidential aide has described the allegations against Magu as weighty. The presidential aide who

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APC Looks Forward Without Oshiomohle

Barring any more judicial interventions, the fate of Adams Oshiomohle as the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, appears sealed. Pushed to the wall, President Muhammadu Buhari, in a rare direct intervention, stepped in on Thursday to stabilize the party through the emergency virtual national executive committee, NEC, meeting in a manner that

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The APC Meltdown Deepens

Victor Giadom, acting national chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, performed his second major act in office by dissolving the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party in the on-going national executive committee, NEC meeting. Bashir Ahmad, special assistant to the President on New Media tweeted this while the meeting was in session. “National Working

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2023 Politics Plays Out in The Edo APC Crisis

The suspension of Adams Oshiomole as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may quicken the expected implosion of the ruling party as Victor Giadom, deputy national secretary of the party, Wednesday, declared himself the acting national secretary in Abuja. Giadom told journalists in Abuja that his claim is based on the authority

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Insecurity: Presidency Pleads for more Patience to Tackle Banditry, Terrorism

As the surge in insecurity across the country continues despite government’s efforts, the Presidency on Tuesday reassured Nigerians that it has the might and competence to deal with banditry and terrorism. Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the President on media and publicity, assured Nigerians that “the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing

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War Against Corruption or War Against Opposition?

President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption is yielding visible results yet more money is being looted from government treasury than ever while loyalists and core APC members appear exempted from prosecution. Five years into the eight President Muhammadu Buhari has to leave indelible marks on the sands of time, some loyalists are getting worried that

COVID-19 Challenge: Economic Sustainability Committee, National Assembly Leadership meet

COVID-19 Challenge: Economic Sustainability Committee, National Assembly Leadership meet

The Economic Sustainability Committee, ESC, Thursday afternoon, held a virtual meeting with leadership of the National Assembly. Led by its chairman, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, members of the Committee had interaction with leadership of the National Assembly on the draft Sustainability Plan, ahead of the submission of the Plan to

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Interpol Extends Specialized Platform to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, received a boost for the anti-corruption war Wednesday, June 3, as the International Police, Interpol, included the Commission in its globalized information- 247. According to Dele Oyewale, head of Media and Publicity of the Commission, “The information platform, codenamed 1P-247, was extended to the EFCC in a brief

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