Magu accuses lawyers of frustrating anti-corruption war

[caption id="attachment_10772" align="alignleft" width="300"] EFCC[/caption] TVC E, NEWS - The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  Ibrahim Magu has again accused some senior lawyers of working against the commission in the fight against corruption. Speaking during a dialogue with key civil society organisations in Lagos, he says the lawyers have continued to lend their skills and expertise to corrupt politicians who have allegedly looted the nation's treasury. Our Political Correspondent Ayodele Ozugbakun reports that since Magu assumed office as the acting chairman of the EFCC three months ago, he has left no one in doubt about his resolve to salvage the lost glory of the commission by going after politically exposed Nigerians . Several politicians involved in the 2.1 billion dollars arms deal saga are currently being prosecuted by the commission. The commission, identifying the civil society as a critical stakeholder in its crusade met with leaders of the pressure groups to...

British MPs debate ban on Trump

TVCE (LONDON)  - British members of Parliament on Monday debated whether to ban US presidential hopeful Donald Trump from entering the country for "hate speech" after his controversial comments targeting Muslims, Mexicans and others. The debate is the direct result of an online petition which has garnered more than 574,000 signatures but the government, which has the ultimate say, has already said it will not go ahead with any ban. British lawmakers are obliged to consider for debate any petition on the government's official petitions website that reaches 100,000 signatures. Prime Minister David Cameron has called the outspoken billionaire's remarks on Muslims "divisive, stupid and wrong" but said he was opposed to a ban. "I think if he came to visit our country, he would unite us all against him," he said earlier. No decisions are going to be taken at the end of the debate, for which three hours have been allocated.    ...