Tag: Ibrahim Magu

PDP accuses Federal Government of planning to promote ex EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Buhari-led administration as a sanctuary of corruption over reports that ousted acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu would be allegedly promoted.  Magu has been indefinitely suspended since he has been accused of abuse of office by[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari receives reports by Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing Ibrahim Magu

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged corruption charges against suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, at the State House, Abuja. In a ceremony in the Executive Council Chambers of the State House, the[Read More…]

Code Of Conduct Bureau summons suspended EFCC Boss Ibrahim Magu

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has summoned the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. Magu is expected to appear before the bureau on November 17 with documents of all his landed properties. In a letter dated November 2 and signed by CCB’s[Read More…]

Ibrahim Magu wants anyone who has ever offered him a bribe to “come out publicly”

The Suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has told the probe panel investigating him that he’s never received a bribe from anyone in his life. At the proceedings Wednesday, Magu challenged anyone who has ever offered him a bribe which he accepted to[Read More…]

Suspended EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu denies all allegations; accuses AGF of interference

The suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has responded to the petitions and allegations leveled against him. In his defense document obtained by Journalists, Magu denied all the claims as untrue and a calculated attempt to tarnish his name, while stating that[Read More…]

Ibrahim Magu’s Lawyer says his client did not misappropriate NNPC Funds

The legal team of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been responding to some of the allegations against him especially those bothering on the alleged diversion of funds recovered by the Commission. Mr Magu’s lawyer, Wahab Shittu in a statement to[Read More…]

Nigerians should not be deceived that Magu was sacked because of anti-corruption – Buba Galadima

A former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Buba Galadima has said the removal of Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is a mere propaganda. In an interview with The Sun, Galadima said Magu’s replacement is simply a case of “use and dump”. He alleged that[Read More…]

Ibrahim Magu begs presidential panel to uphold his fundamental human rights of fair hearing

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has written to the Presidential Committee investigating the allegation of mismanagement of the agency over what he described as publications prejudicial to the proceedings of the panel. In the letter addressed to the Chairman of the[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: Let Magu be, Nigeria is a country where irony comes to die

Nigeria is a country where irony comes to die. As Elnathan John, the author, regularly says, “You can’t write satire for Nigeria, the country will always top your creativity.” Thus it is that I feel a bit of deliciously hilarious irony when I see headlines about the man who illegally[Read More…]

Nigerian Police deny detaining suspended Acting EFCC Chairman

The Nigeria Police Force has denied detaining suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. In a letter by DCP Idowu Owohunwa, Principal Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, written to Tosin Ojaomo, counsel to Magu, in response to his bail application, the[Read More…]