• April 17, 2021

The Media Has To Be More Transparent – Ibrahim Magu


By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Ibrahm Magu, the Acting Chairman of Nigeria’s apex anti-corruption watchdog, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has tasked the Nigerian media to be more transparent in the coverage of issues, as it continues to partner with the Commission in the war on graft and other related financial crimes in Nigeria.

The EFCC Chairman, who was represented by Aminu Ado Aliyu, the Abuja Zonal Head of the EFCC, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, threw the challenge, during a media chat organized as part of activities to mark Democracy Day.

Magu used the opportunity presented by the event to throw light on the Zones achievements within its 19 months of existence, stating that “Out of 704 petitions, the zone made 314 arrests based on intelligence and merit. 67 of these have been charged to court, adding that the successful collaboration of the Zone with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, had been greatlyn nstrumental n checking the activities of internet fraudsters in the country.


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