Earlier this week, the minister of police affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed that CP Ibrahim Magu, the former acting chairman of the EFCC is still on the payroll of the federal government of Nigeria as a police officer even though he is was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, stated on Thursday that Nigerians will learn the identity of terrorism funders in the country at the appropriate moment. He was a guest on Channels Television's current affairs show "Politics Today," which The PUNCH was watching.
Chairman Of Nigeria's Anti-Corruption Agency, EFCC, Slumps While Delivering A Speech Inside The Villa
Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), collapsed while giving a goodwill message at the 3rd National Identity Day at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. On February 16, 2021, Bawa was nominated as the EFCC's substantive Chairman, and on February 24, 2021, the National Assembly confirmed him as the Executive Chairman.
The suspended former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is still on government payroll. This was revealed by the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, while he was on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ on Wednesday.
Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), slumped in a programme taking place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday 16th September, 2021. The 41 years old Chairman was delivering his Goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when the unfortunate event happened.
The Minister of Police affairs, Dingyadi Maigari, has disclosed that the Ex-Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is still a salary earner despite his removal as the head of the Commission. According to Politics Nigeria, Maigari revealed this during a news chat on Channels TV’s Politics Today.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, has confirmed that former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), CP Ibrahim Magu, is still being paid by the Federal Government despite his suspension. Magu was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2020 after he was accused of corruption and insubordination leveled against him by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
Today's Headlines: INEC: 70 CSOs Beg Buhari Over Lauretta Onochie, ESN Members Paraded By Imo Police
INEC: 70 CSO's Beg Buhari Over Lauretta Onochie —Vanguard Newspapers On Wednesday, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to renominate Lauretta Onochie, a Senior Special Assistant to the president, to the Senate for confirmation as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
The presidency has reacted to claims that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning to promote the former EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, to the office of police AIG. In a statement released by Mallam Garba Shehu, a presidential media aide, on Thursday, July 8, the presidency made it clear that the responsibility of promoting officers rests on the Police Service Commission , not on President Buhari, Channels TV reports.
According to SaharaReporters, a one time vice-president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Monday Ubani, revealed why he told God in his prayers, to disgrace Ibrahim Magu out of office, after he kept him in detention for 23 days against a court order. And it seemed like his prayer was answered as Magu was suspended in July 2029, by the President. His suspension was due to an alleged misuse of recovered loot and also the selling of assets which seized. According to Mr. Ubani, he stated that Magu disobeyed court
There Won't Be Election In 2023 If We Don't Sort Out Security - EX-DSS A former Director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mike Ejiofor has warned that the 2023 general elections would not hold over the worsening security situation in the country. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday, Ejiofor asked the Federal Government to urgently tackle insecurity head-on. Ubani Reveals Why He Asked God To Disgrace Ex-EFCC Acting Chairman Aformer vice-president of the
Police Service Commission (PSC) has stated that the promotion of Ibrahim Magu has been kept on hold pending when the Inspector General of Police and Attorney General of the Federation will clear him. Ibrahim Magu who is a former acting Chairman of the antigraft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was not promoted when some members of the Force were promoted by the Police commission.
May it not happen, Amen! It will not be nice to see a repeat of the saga between Ibrahim Magu and the Senate. After the Senate rejected Magu's nomination as EFCC Chairman, the President renominated him and he got rejected again by the 8th Senate.
According to the Cable, The opposition party, People's democratic party (PDP) has reacted to the uncomfirm report that the police service commission, PSC, is set to elevate Ibrahim Magu, the former chairman of EFCC to the post of the assistant inspector general , AIG, irrespective of the charges against him.
Photo : Credit to Facebook Police Service Commission (PSC) has denied former Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, his promotion. Meanwhile the Commission has approved the promotion of 24 Police Commissioners to the post of Assistant Inspector General (AIG).
President Muhammadu Buhari has opened up on allegations making the rounds on social media that he pressured the Police Service Commission (PSC) to promote a former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting to the report, Buhari in a statement through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said he is not responsible for promotions in the Police, and stressed that he does not influence the decisions of the PSC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Committee (EFCC) nominated Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new chairman of the EFCC on 16 February 2021 and was confirmed by the National Assembly as the Executive chair man on 24 February 2021, Bawa Took Over From Ibrahim Magu the former acting chair man of the EFCC.
Ibrahim Magu was the former Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), who was appointed into the office by President Muhammadu Buhari, his tenure lasted for five years from 9th November 2015 to 7th July 2020, he succeeded his former boss, Ibrahim Lamorde, then Magu was also removed from office by President Buhari after he was allegedly accused of money laundering.
Recently, former EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu faced a slew of allegations of fraud including the diversion of recovered funds and seized assets. He was then suspended from office to allow a panel set up by Federal Government investigate the allegations. In the reports submitted by the Salami-led panel, the former boss recommended to be removed outrightly for failing to properly account for N431,000,000.00 security votes/information fund released to his office between November 2015 and May 2020.
The police commission, recently declined the promotion of Mr Ibrahim Magu to the rank of Inspector General of police, despite the fact that 24 other commissioners like himself were being promoted. Some citizens have begun to react to the news, and many Nigerians are of the opinion that his rejection was not fair.