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Governor Ganduje’s son who reported own mother to EFCC flees to Egypt

Governor Ganduje’s son who reported own mother to EFCC flees to Egypt

Abdulazeez Ganduje, the first son of the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, has fled to Egypt with his family after exposing his mother’s alleged corruption. Mr Abdulazeez had dragged his mum, Hafsat Ganduje, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for alleged corruption. The governor’s son had petitioned that he was approached by a property developer to help facilitate the acquisition of some plots of land in Kano with some hundreds of thousands of US dollars and at least 35 million Naira as “facilitation commission”. “But three months later, (the property developer) discovered that the plots of land he…
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Bawa ‘hale and hearty’ – EFCC 

Bawa ‘hale and hearty’ – EFCC 

EFCC chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa has been treated and now due back at work, the anti-graft office said in a statement. The disclosure came hours after Mr Bawa slumped at an event at the Presidential Villa on Thursday afternoon. The 41-year-old was subsequently accompanied out of the event and moved to a hospital where he was said to have received prompt treatment, with the EFCC now declaring him as “hale and hearty.” Read EFCC’s full statement below: The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty. This clarification became necessary following an incident today September…
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BREAKING: EFCC Chairman Slumps At Aso Rock

BREAKING: EFCC Chairman Slumps At Aso Rock

EFCC Chairman Slumps At Aso Rock The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, was rushed out of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, after he slumped at a programme. Bawa was giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking. He was speaking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards when the incident happened. He was later assisted to his seat by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, and other senior officials at the event. Shortly, he was…
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REVEALED: Former EFCC Boss Ibrahim Magu Still On Govt Payroll –Minister

REVEALED: Former EFCC Boss Ibrahim Magu Still On Govt Payroll –Minister

The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, has said that former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, CP Ibrahim Magu, is still on the Federal Government’s payroll as a police officer despite his suspension by President, Muhammadu Buhari. The minister spoke on Tuesday when he featured as a guest on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ current affairs programme. Magu, who served as acting chairman of the EFCC from 2015 to 2020, was rejected twice by the Senate. He was later suspended along with several others in July 2020 for allegedly mismanaging funds of the commission, an allegation which…
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Family Crisis: Govenor Ganduje’s son, Abdulazeez reports mother to EFCC

Family Crisis: Govenor Ganduje’s son, Abdulazeez reports mother to EFCC

Mr. Abdulazeez Ganduje, the eldest son of the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has reported his mother to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly swindling him. According a PREMIUM TIMES report, the first lady, Hafsat Ganduje, has shunned an invitation extended to her by the EFCC to report for questioning. According to the report, Mrs Ganduje was invited to report last Thursday to the Abuja headquarters of the EFCC. Mr Abdulazeez had dragged his mum, Hafsat Ganduje, to the EFCC, sources familiar with the matter said, suggesting a pattern of corruptly using family access to power…
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Federal Agency Director ‘Commits Suicide After EFCC Invitation’

Federal Agency Director ‘Commits Suicide After EFCC Invitation’

Federal Agency Director ‘Commits Suicide After EFCC Invitation’ An assistant director of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Mr Christopher Orji, has reportedly committed suicide in Abuja. Orji’s lifeless body was reportedly found dangling with a rope tied to a ceiling fan at his residence at Federal Housing Authority Estate, Lugbe, Abuja, at about 4pm on August 30. Sources within NABDA told Daily Trust that police homicide detectives were still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 59-year-old Orji. Reports said he had been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to report at its Abuja office on…
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Buhari regime looting Nigeria on low-key – Rotimi Amaechi

Buhari regime looting Nigeria on low-key – Rotimi Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says, unlike ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime is looting Nigeria’s treasury on low-key. Speaking of brazen looting of the country’s funds under Mr Jonathan, Mr Amaechi stated that the looters “had nothing to do to show for it.” “They did not have a carpentry shop, but they were billionaires. They did not hide it. But here (Mr Buhari’s regime), if you are stealing, it is done quietly,” the minister revealed in an interview with Daily Trust. Speaking on how the regime has managed the country’s resources in the past years, Mr…
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BREAKING: EFCC Seals Off Kwankwaso’s Property In Kano

BREAKING: EFCC Seals Off Kwankwaso’s Property In Kano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sealed off a property of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on Miller Road in Kano metropolis. A two-term governor of Kano, Kwankwaso represented Kano Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly between 2011 and 2015. When Daily Trust visited the area, one of those around when the operatives of the EFCC came to seal off the building, told our reporter that the EFCC operatives told them that the sealing was a follow up on a petition sent to the commission by some members of the family of Ismaila Gwarzo,…
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Abba Kyari deletes Facebook post explaining relationship with Hushpuppi

Abba Kyari deletes Facebook post explaining relationship with Hushpuppi

Embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has deleted a Facebook post in which he explained his relationship with alleged internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi. Mr Kyari was mentioned by Hushpuppi, as receiving part of the proceeds of fraud for which the latter is being prosecuted in the U.S. Hushpuppi, who has agreed to plead guilty to the fraud, told U.S. prosecutors that he gave Mr Kyari part of the proceeds of the crime. He said he also got Mr Kyari to arrest one of his Nigerian accomplices when they had a disagreement. Mr Kyari took to…
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EXPOSED: DCP Abba Kyari Is A Billionaire With Posh Houses In Maiduguri, Sells Cars – Borno Resident

EXPOSED: DCP Abba Kyari Is A Billionaire With Posh Houses In Maiduguri, Sells Cars – Borno Resident

A resident of Borno state has said that Nigeria’s Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari who is being investigated for the extent of his connection with suspected fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, sells cars he seizes from kidnappers and armed robbers in Maiduguri, the state capital. The resident in a private message to a Nigerian academic and media scholar, Farooq Kperogi also claimed Kyari has enriched himself through proceeds of corruption. According to the anonymous resident, Kyari is not a millionaire but a billionaire, who has more than 20 properties in a posh area in his state, Borno. Kperogi…
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