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EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by BreakingNews21: 9:39pm On Jul 28, 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife, Mairo.

The couples are currently being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Abuja, sources in the anti-graft agency told PREMIUM TIMES.

Although details of the allegation against the ex-governor and his wife were sketchy as of press time, the sources said their arrest relates to an alleged breach of trust and misappropriation of funds allegedly perpetrated during the former governor’s eight-year administration as Nasarawa State governor.

Mr Al-Makura served as Governor of Nasarawa State between 2011 and 2019 before he was elected into the National Assembly as Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District.

When contacted, the spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said he was yet to be briefed on the development.

When contacted for his comment, the ex-governor’s spokesperson, Danjuma Joseph, said he was not aware of the arrest.

“His Excellency left Lafia (Nasarawa State capital) for Abuja this morning. I am not aware of such arrest,” Mr Joseph said.

The former governor, until Wednesday, has never been known to be facing EFCC probe.

The EFCC had, in fact, been helpful to the ex-governor’s family when a suspected fake investigator allegedly tried to defraud the then sitting governor in 2018.

The suspect, Mohammed Momoh, was said to have while posing as a “private investigator from the villa” approached Mr Al-Makura’s wife with a proposition to help stop a purported investigation of two accounts belonging to the governor.

Mr Momoh, who was arraigned before an FCT High Court, reportedly claimed that he came across information regarding the two accounts that had been under investigation since 2011 and also intercepted mails of an investigation report purportedly sent to First Bank by the EFCC.

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/476229-efcc-arrests-ex-governor-wife-over-corruption-allegations.html

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Illuminatiship(m): 9:47pm On Jul 28, 2021
Ok
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Maxymilliano(m): 9:50pm On Jul 28, 2021
Initial Gra Gra by the EFCC

Al Makura belongs to the APC and a stalwart of the party, he'll be left off the hook in no time.

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Acjohn(m): 9:53pm On Jul 28, 2021
Hope this rope will be long and strong enough to hold him down in prison, not just paying back what he stole

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by bolaayenimo: 9:54pm On Jul 28, 2021
Oshiomhole is next

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Unigrad: 10:06pm On Jul 28, 2021
What will be the outcome?

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by OYENIYIJK: 11:51pm On Jul 28, 2021
Click my signature wink
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Nobody: 11:54pm On Jul 28, 2021
Ok, noted
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by sapientia(m): 11:55pm On Jul 28, 2021
Is he currently APC or PDP?
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Navalsadiq(m): 11:57pm On Jul 28, 2021
Wahala be like wetin?

Some people say na bicycle

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Yusfunoble(m): 12:04am On Jul 29, 2021
Baba cup don full
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by DoctorDree(m): 12:05am On Jul 29, 2021
Nothing go come out
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by OdefaGirl(f): 12:14am On Jul 29, 2021
Look at what my eyes saw.... If the court has gotten to the point of judgement.... Why didn't they pass it on the accused at least to rest the soul of the victim and family cry
This is sad!!!!

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Escravos(m): 12:21am On Jul 29, 2021
Some people are not comfortable with his apc chairmanship ambition ��

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Sunday2021: 12:29am On Jul 29, 2021
Maxymilliano:
Initial Gra Gra by the EFCC

Al Makura belongs to the APC and a stalwart of the party, he'll be left off the hook in no time.
Atleast the apc government try. How many PDP governors were arrested by PDP administration for their wasted 16 years?

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Hausaman(m): 12:30am On Jul 29, 2021
Where are the wailing Wailers for this is persecution.

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Officialgarri: 12:41am On Jul 29, 2021
Al-makura deserves this. I've been around him a couple of times, and all I see around is greedy man, but also a bit generous

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Falomo211(m): 12:46am On Jul 29, 2021
Maxymilliano:
Initial Gra Gra by the EFCC

Al Makura belongs to the APC and a stalwart of the party, he'll be left off the hook in no time.

No mind the idiots na yahoo boys dem dey flex muscle for that man just wan go observe efcc facility dem go release am soon grin grin grin grin very soon boys go start to dey change am for them

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Nobody: 12:49am On Jul 29, 2021
This man was basically living next door to me in Asokoro, Abuja for years and governing Nassarawa state!

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Nobody: 12:51am On Jul 29, 2021
This new EFCC guy seems very determined to clean up the mess.

I think he should focus more on politicians and leave the yahoo buys the fucck alone. He shouldn't convert them to kidnappers and Ungun known men.
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Penguin2: 1:03am On Jul 29, 2021
This Man’s arrest has nothing to do with graft but has everything to do with his ambition to contest for APC national chairmanship position.

I guess the cabals don’t want him.

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by koxyz: 1:07am On Jul 29, 2021
Escravos:
Some people are not comfortable with his apc chairmanship ambition ��
The power that be are not comfortable with his aspiration because they believe he will be too hot for them to manipulate, equally they want to send confusion to the camp of the other factions.

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by adecz: 1:13am On Jul 29, 2021
undecided
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by ofiko123(m): 1:25am On Jul 29, 2021
Corruption is not good anywhere or for anyone...Almakura must be made to face the music....
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Jerryherd: 1:53am On Jul 29, 2021
They don't want him as APC chairmanship aspirant

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by icon02(m): 1:56am On Jul 29, 2021
It's an intra party stuff. He has been campaigning for the party chairmanship seat

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by Otunski: 2:23am On Jul 29, 2021
The current Governor A.A. Sule who called himself a technocrat is even worst. Nothing on ground in terms of developmental projects since he became Governor in 2019.
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by goatBBQGRILLS: 2:34am On Jul 29, 2021
Cruise
Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by barcaboi(m): 2:56am On Jul 29, 2021
Maxymilliano:
Initial Gra Gra by the EFCC

Al Makura belongs to the APC and a stalwart of the party, he'll be left off the hook in no time.

What party does Ndame, dariye and Orji belong to? They all tasted jail with the former two still there

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Re: EFCC Arrests Ex-Nasarawa Governor Al-Makura, Wife Over Corruption Allegations by LifeQuest(m): 3:08am On Jul 29, 2021
APC Chairmanship ish? Hmmnn! The guy is interested in becoming APC national chairman and I have seen his campaign bill board in few places. I am not a member of APC but this could be connected to it. Why wait till now to level corruption charges against. Oh, no better time than this?

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