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Magu's investigation hit stumbling block as unknown men steal computer containing evidence from NFIU

Suspended EFCC boss Magu's investigation took another turn as evidence were destroyed in the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit. Which is also an agency responsible for investigating Financial Crimes. The NFIU is located at Aso Rock Villa and is responsible for the investigation of Magu. On Thursday,The NFIU was called by the Justice Salami led panel to question them about the ongoing investigation. The officials however said they did not bring the sensitive information along with them as per their operations

  2 years ago ago
Magu's investigation hit stumbling block as unknown men steal computer containing evidence from NFIU

CRIME

Alleged Corruption of Ibrahim Magu, Here is the latest Update

The Justice Salami-led presidential panel examining the systems of Mr Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC, began again today. Mr Ibrahim is been examined over apparent mismanagement of recovered properties by the EFCC between "May 2015-May 2020", a process accelerated by statements against him by Mr. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice. Sources intimate to the presidential panel notified Channels Television that the committee

  2 years ago ago
Alleged Corruption of Ibrahim Magu, Here is the latest Update

POLITICS

Magu in trouble as 4 senior officials presents documents against him on 21 corruption allegations

Magu has been facing the Panel set up by the President led by Justice Salami to look into the corruption and misconducts allegations against him. He has been confronted with integrity inquests by the federal government. Magu case took a new turn as four people heading different units of the EFCC presents evidence against him tho the Panel. Magu's trouble started when the Attorney general of the Federation Abubakar Malami wrote a memo asking for the indictment of Magu. Magu is been questioned on allegations of

  2 years ago ago
Magu in trouble as 4 senior officials presents documents against him on 21 corruption allegations

CRIME

REVEALED:Identity of Pastor who helped Magu to get property worth N573m revealed.

Ibrahim Magu who is been investigated on charges related to fraud and misconducts by Justice Salami led panel ,was recently acussed of using a pastor to siphon Money from the EFCC. The pastor identified as Emmanuel Omale, a pastor at Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministry, was unknown to the Panel before. In a report released by the EFCC, the pastor and Magu had allegedly travelled to Dubai at the same time. Magu then used the name of the pastor to buy property worth N573 million. The identity of the pastor has

  2 years ago ago
REVEALED:Identity of Pastor who helped Magu to get property worth N573m revealed.

POLITICS

Mr Suraj says Magu has no knowledge of allegations against him, calls for probe of Malami

Mr. Lanre Suraj, Chairman, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, has claimed that Mr Magu, the embattled former EFCC Chairman does not have a knowledge of the allegations of which he is investigated.  He stated this on a live national television show where he said the former EFCC Chairman should at least be informed of his allegations even if they do not want to make it public. He is not given access to appear before the Justice Ayo Salami led panel of investigation which he deems not fair.  "... some

  2 years ago ago
Mr Suraj says Magu has no knowledge of allegations against him, calls for probe of Malami

POLITICS

Buhari Blasted After He Made The Statement "No One Is Too Big To Tackle" While Addressing The Nation

Nigerians blasts Buhari after he made a shocking statement while addressing the nation on his commitment to tackle corruption in the country. If we didn't forget quite some months ago, there's an allegation of corruption filed against Ibrahim Magu, which makes him to be suspended as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Few days after, Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari set up a panel which was lead Justice Salami to probe the allegation levied against the suspended chairman,

  2 years ago ago
Buhari Blasted After He Made The Statement

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Latest News In Nigeria Today

The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, has received the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Investigation of Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), headed by Justice Ayo Salami, which recommended that the future head of the agency should be appointed from among other security services. Justice Salami also wants the President Muhammadu Buhari to consider disengaging, within the next two (2) years, the 979 policemen on secondment to the Economic

  2 years ago ago
Latest News In Nigeria Today

SOCIETY

Babajide Kolade-Otitoju says Magu is not a corrupt man, gives reasons

On the Tuesday edition of the program Journalist Hangout, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju was in full support of Ibrahim Magu, the embattled former chairman of Efcc. According to Babajide, he says Magu is being treated as a criminal by people who are criminals themselves. He posited that there are some corrupt elements in the country who believes that everyone in the government must be corrupt and if such people find out that someone is not corrupt, they will find a way to robe the person and accuse him of what he hasn't

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Babajide Kolade-Otitoju says Magu is not a corrupt man, gives reasons

POLITICS

Magu: Should Justice Isa Salami have taken up this job?

I have had cause in the previous decade to expound severally on the Hon. Mr Justice Isa Salami, that legal scholar of radiant respectability, and the very embodiment of what the Nigerian legal executive ought to be yet is, shockingly, not.  Two of the articles are: Justice Salami Must Assume Jurisdiction in the Ekiti case and Weep Not For Justice Salami the two of which showed up on these pages and can be Googled .  In the previous, which I composed when the arrangement of Ekiti Election councils were turning

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Magu: Should Justice Isa Salami have taken up this job?

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Abuja Pastor Reacts To Report That He Bought N573m Property On Magu’s Behalf In Dubai

Pastor Emmanuel Omale who was accused of complicity in the alleged fraud perpetrated by Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has , on Monday, disassociated himself from the allegation levelled against him by the Justice Salami led Presidential Panel probing the former EFCC Boss. In a statement issued and signed by his attorney, Chief Gordy Uche, and addressed to journalists, the cleric, Prophet Emmanuel Omale, rejected the allegation

  2 years ago ago
Abuja Pastor Reacts To Report That He Bought N573m Property On Magu’s Behalf In Dubai

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This is Where New EFCC Chairman Should Come From - Buhari Told as Magu's Sack Was Recommended

Justice Ayo Salami, a retired Nigerian judge heading the presidential panel probing the allegation of corruption against Ibrahim Magu, the embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told President Muhammadu Buhari to look outside the police force for agency's new head. Justice Salami made this recommendation on Friday, November 20,when he finally presented the report of the panel to the president at the State House in Abuja. He said since the last four heads of the agency

  2 years ago ago
This is Where New EFCC Chairman Should Come From - Buhari Told as Magu's Sack Was Recommended

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Alleged Corruption: Why I Set up Judicial Panel to Probe Magu, Buhari Finally Reveals

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the reason for setting up the judicial commission of enquiry to investigate the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. PM News reports that President Buhari spoke on Friday, November 20,when he received the report of the judicial commission of enquiry on Magu, headed by Justice Ayo Salami at StateHouse, Abuja. It was gathered that the president said he set up the panel in response to the serious allegations against

  2 years ago ago
Alleged Corruption: Why I Set up Judicial Panel to Probe Magu, Buhari Finally Reveals

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Magu's lawyer reveals that Justice Salami ordered DSS to throw them out

Suspended acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, had his trial on Monday and his lawyers, Prof. Zainab Abiola and Aliyu Lemu were reportedly asked to be ejected from the trial, thereby making the trial seem like a secret trial, Justice Salami was reported to have asked only Mr Wahab Shittu to witness Magu's trial and DSS operatives threw the two layers out. This act was condemned by Prof. Zainab Abiola, who said the panel set up against the case of Magu were acting in a very undemocratic manner and against

  2 years ago ago
Magu's lawyer reveals that Justice Salami ordered DSS to throw them out

POLITICS

10 Major reasons why Magu was suspended by Buhari.

Ibrahim Magu, the recently suspended boss of EFCC, have been in this panic since his invitation by the DSS, and now it has been recently revealed why the anti-graft agency sheriff is alleged of suspicion in some corrupt practices. It was recalled that Magu was summoned on Monday, July 6, by the operativesof the DSS, though the DSS said Magu was not arrested but invited for interrogation. The spokesperson for the DSS, in person of Peter Anyafuyah, said the EFCC boss was invited to Aso Rock over the alleged ownership

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10 Major reasons why Magu was suspended by Buhari.

CRIME

EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Finally Detained After Panel Drilling

For quite a long time on Monday, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu affirmed before a board investigating claims leveled against him by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN).  The board is going by Justice Isa Ayo Salami, a resigned leader of the Court of Appeal.  Magu was kept the previous evening in the wake of being tested by the board.  He was taken away from the Presidential Villa, where he was cross-examined

  2 years ago ago
EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Finally Detained After Panel Drilling

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News Around Nigeria (Friday Nov 20, 2020)

BREAKING: Buhari receives Justice Salami Probe panel report on 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, Ibrahim Magu, at the State House, Abuja. In a ceremony in the Executive Council Chambers of the State House, the panel, led by Justice Salami, would be handing boxes of documents, believed to be volumes of the report to the President. The

  2 years ago ago
News Around Nigeria (Friday Nov 20, 2020)

POLITICS

Justice Salami panel recommends appointment of EFCC chair from other agencies

The Judicial Investigation Committee led by Retired Justice Ayo Salami led Judicial has recommended that candidates from law enforcement or other security agencies and key personnel be considered as stipulated in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act of 2004, as specified by the retired judge. I am my peace. The head of the commission announced the recommendation on Friday when he presented his team's report on the investigation of Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Committee for Combating Economic

  2 years ago ago
Justice Salami panel recommends appointment of EFCC chair from other agencies

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Top news headlines today in Nigeria

1) JUST IN: Salami Panel Asks Buhari To Sack Suspended EFCC Boss Magu President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to fire the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. Naija News reports that the Justice Ayo Salami panel made the recommendation to President Buhari on Friday. The Salami panel which asked the president to appoint the new EFCC chairman in an interim position for two years also asked Buhari to look outside the police force in appointing the next chairman.

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Top news headlines today in Nigeria

POLITICS

Magu intends going on hunger strike

Suspended Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Ibrahim Magu has declared his intentions to embark on hunger strike. This follows his continuous detention by the presidential panel set up to investigate several corruption allegations levelled against him. Part of the questions bothered on houses, asset disposal, and unremitted funds. It was also gathered that as a further development, there have been new petition from many Nigerian and foreigners against the suspended EFFC chairman. Meanwhile

  2 years ago ago
Magu intends going on hunger strike