EFCC Takes Anti-Corruption Crusade To IDP Camps

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu has vowed to ensure transparency and accountability in the use of funds meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) especially in Maiduguri, Borno state.
A statement yesterday from EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said the EFCC chairman said the probe will include all IDP camps in the country, made the declaration yesterday in Maiduguri, while speaking at the newly reopened Zonal office of the Commission.

Uwujaren said the EFCC boss expressed worry about complaints of corruption in IDP Camps, coming from International humanitarian organizations and other civil society organizations that are helping the distressed victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in the city and beyond.
“We want to be sure that there is transparency, accountability and judicious use of the money allocated to Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri and elsewhere,” the statement said.

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PDP Urges Nigerians To Support The Buhari Administration Anti Boko Haram Crusade

Following the attacks by two suicide bomber in Borno yesterday, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) called on all Nigerian to support th Buhari led fight against Boko Haram.

The party made this known via its Twitter handle as they praise our gallant soldiers who they said are battling in the war front during the festive period. They added that the gallant soldiers protecting the nation are non political, thus the fight should not be politicized. See tweet below:


Jonathan’s Loyalists Write Buhari Over Lopsided Anti-graft Crusade

Political aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday sent a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged disparity in the on-going investigation into cases of corrupt practices against some political appointees under the last administration.

The former political aides of the former President, under the aegis of the Voice of the South-South, declared that though they supported the anti-corruption crusade of President Buhari with the belief that it would be done with justice and equity, adding that the exclusion of the former presidents who are northerners and other APC stalwarts showed lopsidedness, selective justice and bias.

A statement issued yesterday at the end of an emergency meeting presided over by the state Chairman, Alex Dumbo and Chairman of the group’s Board of Trustees (BoT), Mr. Mike Ogiasa, stated that the cases of former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and the late D.S.P. Alamieyeseigha have shown the bias of President Muhammadu Buhari in handling anti-corruption matters.

According to the group: ”First, we observed that immediately the past Minister of Petroleum Resources was purportedly arrested in London, the Department for Security Service (DSS) promptly invaded her home in Nigeria. Apart from Mrs. Alison-Madueke, we are yet to see or hear the arrest of any of the rest 42 ministers who served in the immediate past administration…”

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