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The Strong Message Buhari Sent To Ibrahim Magu When He Set Up A Presidential To Probe Him (Opinion)

I don't know what will be in the mind of former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. But I am sure he will ask himself how got himself into the same banana peel that pulled down his three predecessors. His alleged arrest on Monday this week by the Department State Services is one he never expected as the head of the EFCC. According to reports he was picked when he was about to enter the old office of EFCC at Wuse II Abuja. According to reports, his security details first tried to resist it but the DSS officers finally

  2 years ago ago
The Strong Message Buhari Sent To Ibrahim Magu When He Set Up A Presidential To Probe Him (Opinion)

POLITICS

Magu's Questioning/Suspension: A Justification Of Saraki's 8th Senate's Refusal To Confirm Him?

By Saheed Ojubanire. On Monday, 6th July, 2020, the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, was arrested, nay, invited for questioning, by a Presidential Panel investigating alleged corruption and insurbordination against him. The Panel which was inaugurated about a week earlier and headed by a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (retd.), had about seven other members including the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal

  2 years ago ago
Magu's Questioning/Suspension: A Justification Of Saraki's 8th Senate's Refusal To Confirm Him?

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Magu quizzed over 380 houses, 7 crude oil-laden ships and N37 billion assets

The suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been confronted with more on Wednesday, July 8. He has by asked to account for 380 houses and seven vessels loaded with crude oil by the Presidential Panel, Justice Ayo Salami. He was also grilled on disposyof assets worth N37 billion by Justice Ayo Salami the Presidential Panel. The allegations were reportedly levelled against him by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).

  2 years ago ago
Magu quizzed over 380 houses, 7 crude oil-laden ships and N37 billion assets

POLITICS

How Magu Used Nigerian Pastor to Buy Dubai Property - Presidential Panel Digs Deeper

It seems that each day unfolds with new allegations against Ibrahim Magu as the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA) digs deeper into the ongoing probe. According to a report released by the PCARA chairman, Ayo Salami, the former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) used the senior pastor of Hand of God's Prophetic Ministry, Emmanuel Omale, to purchase a property in Dubai with loot recovered in 2015, The Cable reports. Omale's name was said to have surfaced

  2 years ago ago
How Magu Used Nigerian Pastor to Buy Dubai Property - Presidential Panel Digs Deeper

POLITICS

Magu: Drama As Operatives Whisk Lawyer Away

There was a mild drama on Wednesday at the venue of the Presidential Panel set up to investigate the alleged abuse of office by the suspended acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Security operatives whisked away Barrister Victor Giwa and a female lawyer were taken away to unknown destination to prevent them from further testifying before the panel, which has been accused of bias against Magu. It was gathered that Barrister Giwa was billed to further testify against

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Magu: Drama As Operatives Whisk Lawyer Away

POLITICS

37 members of the disbanded SARS have been penciled down for dismissal. -President Buhari's aide.

Thirty seven (37) Members of the Special Anti-Robbery squad (SARS), have been penciled down for dismissal from services says the personal assistant on new media to president Buhari, My Bashir Ahmad. Mr Bashir Ahmad said this through a post on his Twitter handle. According to him: "A Presidential Panel's recommendation; 37 former members of the disbanded special Anti-Robbery Squad have been penciled down for dismissal from service and 24 others will be prosecuted various acts of professional misconduct, the Police

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37 members of the disbanded SARS have been penciled down for dismissal. -President Buhari's aide.

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BREAKING: Presidential Panel Approves #EndSARS Protesters’ Demands

The Presidency on Tuesday said the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has approved the five-point demands put forward by youths that have been protesting across the country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Presidential panel on police reforms swings into action, plays 5-point demand of protesters.’ Adesina said following directives by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari

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BREAKING: Presidential Panel Approves #EndSARS Protesters’ Demands

CRIME

Four Reasons suspended EFCC boss, Magu Should Not Be Granted Bail

The suspended Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, had been arrested and detained because of the corruption allegations against him. Though Magu has not been confirmed guilty of the allegations as he is still under investigation by the Presidential Panel, headed by Ayo Salami, a Retired Appeal Court Judge, set up by President Buhari. And the President as on Friday approved the suspension of Magu pending his investigation are finalized. On Saturday, it was reported that the suspended

  2 years ago ago
Four Reasons suspended EFCC boss, Magu Should Not Be Granted Bail

CRIME

Magu Has Been Released: What We Learned From His Arrest And Release

The embattled former chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ibrahim Magu was released on Wednesday evening. His released came as a surprise to Nigerians who were not expecting his release, considering the level of allegations against him. According to Premium Times who first reported the news of his release, noted that Magu, through his lawyer wrote to the Inspector-General of Police ( IGP) to release him but the IGP told him that he was not being detained by the police, that he should

  2 years ago ago
Magu Has Been Released: What We Learned From His Arrest And Release

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'MAGU Was Not Arrested', EFCC Deny Arrest of Acting Chairman As They Issue Official Statement

EFCC Denies The Arrest of Magu As The Commission Issues Official Statement Regarding The Rumors Surrounding The Acting Chairman. Nigerians were shocked to receive the news of the alleged arrest of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The news of the arrest was reported by many media houses but the commission has now come out publicly to deny the claims. In an official statement released by the commission's official Facebook page, the EFCC stated that Magu

  2 years ago ago
'MAGU Was Not Arrested', EFCC Deny Arrest of Acting Chairman As They Issue Official Statement

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Update On Magu: Interest On Recovered N550bn Was Looted

The Presidential Panel exploring the actions of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has asserted that the commission on N550bn under Magu re-plundered a portion of the recuperated plunder. The board examined the government resources recouped by the EFCC from May 2015 to May 2020.  As indicated by the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the Presidential Panel in its last report, said examinations demonstrated that the interest on the N550 billion recouped by the

  2 years ago ago
Update On Magu: Interest On Recovered N550bn Was Looted

CRIME

Magu's bail request hit stumbling block as IGP deny detaining him

Magu's hope of getting bail seems to hit a stumbling block as the Inspector General of Police deny detaining him. Magu was taken in by DSS and his been investigated for corruption, abuse of power, Misconducts etc. The Presidency has in turn set up a Presidential Panel led by justice Salami to look into the allegations.  Magu who has been in detention for almost two weeks decides to write a letter to the IGP to request for bail. In the letter dated July 10 2020,Magu through his legal representative Oluwatosin

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Magu's bail request hit stumbling block as IGP deny detaining him

CRIME

Ex-SARS Officers To Undergo Psychological Evaluation Before Redeployment

A presidential panel has recommended psychological evaluation and retraining for officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad before redeployment to other units of the Police. The Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Tuesday agreed on the recommendation for officers of the disbanded police unit in line with the demands of protesters. Protests have raged across the country for almost a week now – with at least four deaths recorded, many injured and dozens arrested –

  2 years ago ago
Ex-SARS Officers To Undergo Psychological Evaluation Before Redeployment

POLITICS

Ibrahim Magu: Fayose tells Buhari’s panel next actions to take

Ibrahim Magu: Fayose tells Buhari’s panel next actions to take Previous Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has encouraged the Presidential Panel examining the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to formalize his detainment.  He said the board ought to do this by getting a 28-days Remand Order from a court to empower them complete the examinations of the troubled Magu.  Fayose had before approached President Muhammadu Buhari to arrange an examination

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Ibrahim Magu: Fayose tells Buhari’s panel next actions to take

POLITICS

Justice Ayo Salami Presented The Reports Of The Presidential Panel Probing Ibrahim Magu

Presidential Panel headed by Justice Ayo Salami probing Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman Of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission submitted their report to president Muhammad Buhari at the state house. President Muhammad Buhari is a man of integrity. He is a man that doesn't like corrupted leaders. Ibrahim Magu really disappointed president Muhammad Buhari. The house of assembly did not want president Muhammad Buhari to be head of economic and financial Crimes Commission but Presidency insisted

  2 years ago ago
Justice Ayo Salami Presented The Reports Of The Presidential Panel Probing Ibrahim Magu

CRIME

Saturday breaking news this morning, 17th October 2020.

Hello good morning my fellow Nigerians. In Nigeria a lot of things have been happening around in the country like #EndSARS protests that have been going on for some days and weeks now. So below are the breaking news this morning 17th October 2020. Breaking: Tanker Explosion On Otedola Bridge. For the umpteenth time there has been yet another tanker explosion on the notorious Otedola Bridge, in Lagos. According to reports , two tankers who were loaded with fuel exploded early hours of Saturday around 2am . Although

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Saturday breaking news this morning, 17th October 2020.

CRIME

The Dismissal of 37 Police Officers Recommend by Presidential Panel

It has just been disclosed to the public that the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS, has just recommended that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) should dismiss the total number 37 police officers. While the names of these officers were not publicly disclosed, the reasons behind the decision was clearly stated. It was revealed that following an investigation of the abuse of human rights, and the office against SARS, they were found wanting. And these led

  2 years ago ago
The Dismissal of 37 Police Officers Recommend by Presidential Panel