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July 8, 2020

NIGERIA: Anti-corruption czar suspended amid ruling party power tussle

BY Malte Liewerscheidt

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( 2 mins) On 7 July, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the suspension of Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), amidst allegations of gross misconduct. Since accusations of corrupt practices already surrounded Magu when he was appointed in 2016, the timing of yesterday’s suspension suggests that political motives are at play. In […]

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