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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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Nigeria’s ex-attorney general arrested in Dubai over oil deal

20 November 2019 Interpol arrested Mohammed Adoke over $1.3bn oil deal; at the time, he travelling to Dubai for a medical appointment. Nigeria‘s former attorney general, Mohammed Adoke, was arrested in Dubai, his lawyer said. Adoke was taken into custody seven months after Nigeria’s anti-graft agency issued a warrant for his arrest as part of an investigation into one of …

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Uche Nwosu reportedly detained by the EFCC

11 October 2018 Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, and aspiring to replace the governor in 2019, is said to have spent a night  being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This claim was made by a source close to Senator Hope Uzodinma, who is trying to snatch the All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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The EFCC are bad for Ike Ekweremadu’s blood pressure

2 August 2018 An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source has revealed to how Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was interrogated on Tuesday about his huge property portfolio, spanning Abuja, Enugu, Dubai, the United States and London. Some of the information about the Ekweremadu real estate was reported a few months ago here: The EFCC source claimed that …

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