Corruption: The Pakistani example — Opinion — The Guardian …

EFCC chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the apparently unflappable chairman (acting, how can I forget) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, does not need to take his cue from offshore developments to pursue, with uncommon diligence, the task of recovering the loot  that some  corrupt Nigerian leaders and business men have stashed away both at home and  in foreign lands.

But look at this wonderful coincidence. Since the Panama Papers leak happened in April last year  with a sizzling tabloid expose on prominent world leaders, business men and assorted artists and celebrities including the rich and famous Nigerians with  offshore shell companies which they used as tax havens,  not much has been heard of this scandal again. Nigerians, ever hungry for the news of the unusual, had their ears to the

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