BREAKING: Another northerner, Bala Ciroma replaces Magu as EFCC boss

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has reportedly been appointed to replace the suspended Ibrahim Magu as the new Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). His appointment was reported on Wednesday afternoon by the online edition of the Lagos-based Daily Independent newspaper, which, however did not immediately provide any details. […]

More trouble for Magu as security operatives search home

Security operatives, on Tuesday evening, searched the Karu, Abuja, house of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The search, a source said, was part of the investigation into the activities of the anti-corruption commission under Magu, who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 9, 2015. The […]

BREAKING: Buhari suspends Magu as EFCC acting chairman

Ibrahim Magu has been suspended as Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, the BBC reports. Magu spent the night in a police cell at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) Headquarters in Abuja. This followed a six-hour grilling by a presidential panel, chaired by Justice Ayo Salami, […]

UPDATED: Presidential security takes Magu taken for ‘questioning’, DSS denies involvement

Security operatives have whisked away Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for questioning by a presidential panel probing the agency. The panel is currently sitting at the presidential villa in Abuja. TheCable initially reported that he was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) but the […]

Breaking: DSS Arrests EFCC Ag Chairman Ibrahim Magu Over Corruption

Following allegations that he owns four properties and transfers funds abroad through a third party, the Department of the State Service, DSS, Monday, arrested the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. In a seven paragraphs statement disclosed by DSS, obtained by SaharaReporters stated that the anti-graft agency chairman was […]

BREAKING: EFCC Storms Premises of Son of ex-Abia Dep. Gov., Enyinnaya Nwafor (Photos)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday stormed the premises of Engr. Enyinnaya Nwafor, son of late former deputy governor of Abia State, Dr. Chima Nwafor. Nwafor is the founder and chief executive officer of Tunnel End, and Rock Waters Integrated Services Ltd., two construction companies headquartered in Aba. Some buildings […]

Edo: Protesters storm EFCC, demand Oshiomhole’s probe

Five days after the Justice James Oyomire (rtd.) Judicial panel of inquiry in Edo state indicted ex-governor Adams Oshiomhole in the Central hospital project, a group, Alliance for Collective Progress has called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to probe the alleged suspicious financial transaction during the former governor’s administration. The protesters carried […]