- The acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, honours an invitation to help reform the anti-corruption agency in Guinea
- Guinean president, Alpha Conde, expresses the hope of having further collaborations with the EFCC regarding tackling corruption in Guinea
- Conde commends Magu for his bold move in the anti-corruption fight
President Alpha Conde of Guinea has commended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, for responding to his invitation to help reform the anti-corruption agency in the country.
The EFCC disclosed on Sunday, December 1, that the Guinean president in a letter dated November 28, 2019, sent through the ambassador of Guinea in Nigeria, Siaka Cissok, commended Magu for his anti-corruption fight.
President Alpha Conde also expressed the hope of having further collaborations with the EFCC boss in tackling corruption in Guinea.
Meanwhile, the EFCC Uyo zonal Office has arrested 23 suspects who are alleged to be operators and students of a Yahoo Academy in Akwa Ibom.
According to the statement posted on the commission's page, the suspects were arrested during a raid on Essien Essien Street, Ikot Ibiok village in Eket local government area of the state.
Legit.ng gathered that the operation was jointly carried out by EFCC operatives in Uyo and Abuja in the early hours of Thursday, November 28.
The anti-graft agency said the suspects were arrested after the operatives stormed a building described as 'Yahoo Academy'.
In another report, indications have emerged that the embattled Air Peace boss, Allen Onyema, may not be travelling out of Nigeria anytime soon.
This is as a source in the EFCC has revealed that the anti-graft agency has seized Onyema's passport, The Nation reports.
The source who did not reveal their identity disclosed, said that this was done because the presence of Onyema will be needed by the EFCC for the continuous investigative activities into his ongoing case with the United States (US) government which involved a $44.9 million wire deal.
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