Jamilah Tangaza, ex-BBC journalist declared wanted in Nigeria

  • October 27, 2016

Jamilah Tangaza, a journalist who worked for BBC left in October 2011 is being searched for. Nigeria’s anti-corruption body is searching for Jamilah Tangaza. Ibrahim Magu, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), told that the agency had declared her ‘wanted’ following media reports that she had tried to jump bail.

Jamilah was arrested in July by the EFCC following the allegations of financial crimes while she headed a government agency in Abuja in charge of allocating land in the capital.

She was released on bail in August though investigations continued to happen. She has not been charged of anything now and she has denied any allegations of corruption.

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