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Nigeria suspends anti-graft chief – Attorney-General’s office

11 July 2020 Nigeria has suspended its anti-corruption chief pending the conclusion of investigations, the attorney general’s office said on Friday, without elaborating. Ibrahim Magu has been appearing before a presidential panel reviewing activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the agency said on Monday. “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. …

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15 farmers killed by gunmen in northern Nigeria – police

7 July 2020 Gunmen on Monday killed 15 farmers in Nigeria’s northwest Katsina state, police said, in the latest violence by cattle thieves in the restive region. Roughly 200 gunmen on motorcycles besieged the farmers in Yargamji village, 25km from the state capital Katsina, opening fire on them, police spokesperson Gambo Isah told AFP. “Fifteen bodies were recovered from the …

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