How Magu Embezzled N39billion, Gave Osinbajo N4billion, Begs For Soft Landing.

Ibrahim Magu

Embattled former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, allegedly embezzled over N39billion and gave Vice President Yemi Osinabjo N4billion, after the VP gave instructions to him to release some of the recovered loots, Sources within the panel investigating the former EFCC boss reviewed. This is even as investigators discovered that as early as 4 am on Tuesday, EFCC staff members suspected to by “Magu Boys” invaded the headquarters of the anti-graft agency and made away with files and computers containing important information. According to the source…

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$9.7M, £74,000 Found In My House By EFCC Was Given To Me As Gift, EX-NNPC GMD, Yakubu Tells Court


Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, who is facing money laundering charge, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that $9.7million and £74, 000.00 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, found in his house in 2017, were part of monies people gave to him as gifts. Yakubu, who opened his defense before the trial court, said he received the monies in tranches of not more than $10, 000 and not more than £5, 000. Testifying as his own witness,…

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EFCC Picks Director of Operations, Umar To Fill In For Magu


Mr. Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been picked to oversee the affairs of the agency in the absence of Magu. EFCC picks Director of Operations, Umar to oversee the commission. A top official of the commission disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday. The source, who asked not to be named, said Umar was chosen by the “EFCC’s hierarchy” following the reported suspension of Magu. The official, however, said that the commission had not received any official communication on the reported suspension. Spokesman of…

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CBN Alerts The Public On Fake Twitter Handle Of One Of Its Directors

CBN Alerts The Public On Fake Twitter Handle Of One Of Its Directors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has alerted the public on the fraudulent operations of a fake twitter handle, @YusufPhilipYila, purported to belong to its Director, Development Finance Department, Mr. Philip Yila Yusuf. The CBN’s Director of Corporate Communications, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, raised this alert in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Okorafor said fake messages relating to the bank’s N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) have been posted on the twitter handle with the intent of wooing unsuspecting loan seekers and owners of small-scale businesses to enter into correspondence…

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Ifeoma Ezeugwu: Woman Guardian Who Drills Nails, Hot Iron On 10 Yrs Old Domestic Help’s Head As Enugu Govt. To Take Care For Her Wellbeing Condemns Heinous Act

, Miss Chinonye Nnadi

                          A Woman, Mrs. Ifeoma Ezeugwu has been arrested by the police in Enugu state for drilling nails in two places into the head of an a-10-year-old girl, Miss Chinonye Nnadi. The woman also allegedly used hot electric iron all over the body of the teenage girl. The offense the abused committed was carrying Madam Ifeoma’s little baby around 12 am in the midnight and sleeping off. So, the baby fell off her hands, but without sustaining any…

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Police Arraign Lagos Cosmetic Surgeon Over Customer’s Death

Dr Annu

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has arraigned a plastic surgeon, Dr. Adepoju Anuoluwapo, at the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly obstructing an investigation into the death of a woman. The FCCPC is investigating allegations that the surgeon’s services resulted in the death of one Nneka Onwuzuligbo. It filed a five-count charge marked FHC/L/125c/2020 against Anuoluwapo and her cosmetic surgery firm Med Contour Ltd. It alleged that the accused shunned its investigation into the case and declined to produce documents required by the Commission. The charge, prosecuted…

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Armed Robbers Stormed GTbank, Killed One Customer, In Yenagoa Bayelsa State.


There was pandemonium at the premises of Guarantee Trust Bank at the Amarata end of the Sani Abacha Expressway in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital at about 10:30 am this morning, as armed men on a supposed Toyota Camry Car stormed the Bank premises. Some customers of the bank who witnessed the ugly incident said, a middle-aged man was seen leaving the bank with a bag suspected to contain some amount of money. Immediately the man entered a waiting tricycle (Keke), a masked gunman dressed on black clothing highlighted from…

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Uchechi Ogoke A Mother Of Two Stabbed To Death In Imo State

Uchechi Ogoke

Tragedy as suspected armed robbers allegedly stabbed a mother of two identified as Uchechi Ogoke while her two children were injured in Ihitte Uboma local government area in Imo state on June 30, 2020. Wakaaboutafrica learned that the woman’s husband is based in Malaysia. According to some neighbors, they woke up in the early hours of the day to see the woman in a pool of her own blood while her two kids and the house help were injured. An eyewitness said the unidentified persons also took away her ATM…

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Rivers’ Horror House: Police Dig Out Four Bodies From Septic Tank

rivers kidnapper

The Rivers State Police Command has exhumed four decomposed bodies of kidnapped victims from a septic tank in the State. The police also paraded a man suspected to be a serial killer who specialized in abducting and killing his victims in Umuebele Igbo-Etche, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. Some victims whose bodies had fast decomposed with only skulls remaining were exhumed by a team of policemen led by the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph Mukan, in the suspect’s compound in Umuebele, Igbo-Etche in Etche local government…

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Some Parents Give Their Children To Traffickers For Money – NAPTIP


The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and other related offenses has said that some parents display callousness by allowing their children to be trafficked in order to make money. The agency said that the female children were mostly affected and parents thereafter raked in money and built houses while the victims continued to suffer overseas. The NAPTIP Director-General, Julie Okah-Donli, stated this in an article made available to our correspondent to commemorate a campaign tagged, ‘Not for Sale,’ which is a partnership between the agency…

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