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Prominent Lawyer Testifies Against Magu, Submits Video Clips As Exhibits

As the corruption probe against the former Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, continues before the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel, a prominent lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), on Tuesday, appeared before the probe panel, to testify against the embattled former EFCC Chairman and submitted 6 exhibits, including two video clips and some documents. According to punchng, at the session, Ozekhome spoke about the alleged leadership failures of Magu and the investigative deficiencies of the anti-graft agency. Ozekhome,

  2 years ago ago
Prominent Lawyer Testifies Against Magu, Submits Video Clips As Exhibits

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Probe: Magu's Lawyer Alleges Foul Play As Ezekhome Submits Strong Evidence Against His Client

Another controversy has emerged over the ongoing probe of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Ibrahim Magu. This new twist emerged after a popular lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ezekhome testified against Magu and presented some evidence against him before the probe panel. Ezekhome submitted six exhibits, including two video clips and some documents when he appeared before the Justice Ayo Salami panel investigating Magu. Although, Ezekhome appeared

  2 years ago ago
Probe: Magu's Lawyer Alleges Foul Play As Ezekhome Submits Strong Evidence Against His Client

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See the letter IG of Police wrote to Magu concerning his bail

Nigeria Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has send a copy of a written letter to Tosin Ojaomo who is the legal counsel that embark on the former acting EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu over his application for his bail. It is not longer a news that former acting EFCC chairman has being detained by the FCID operatives. Magu has being investigated by an inter-agency panel set up by the presidency to looks into his allergy fruad, corruption and misconduct. The Nigeria Police has now disclosed that they are

  2 years ago ago
See the letter IG of Police wrote to Magu concerning his bail

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Magu Does Not Sign Cheques, He Will Be Vindicated In The End, Says Magu's Lawyer

While speaking on a channels television programme titled "Politics Today", on Wednesday shortly after news broke out that Ibrahim Magu has been released, Mr. Tosin Ojaomo , lawyer to suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ,Ibrahim Magu stated that his client (Magu) does not sign cheques ,suggesting that Magu could not have stolen or diverted funds. He also said he will be vindicated in the end. The lawyer to Ibrahim Magu also explained that lots of information in the

  2 years ago ago
Magu Does Not Sign Cheques, He Will Be Vindicated In The End, Says Magu's Lawyer

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FG Cleared The Air On The Real Reasons Magu Was Detained

Mr. Femi Adesina, who is the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, has said the board of trustees set up by the President to examine the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, may have kept him to guarantee important reports stay flawless and are never messed with.  Femi Adesina said this on a Channels TV program, 'Governmental issues Today', similarly as Magu's legal advisor, Mr. Tosin Ojaomo, expressed on a similar program that

  2 years ago ago
FG Cleared The Air On The Real Reasons Magu Was Detained

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We don't know the Whereabouts of MAGU - Police

The detention of the former boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, had since recent times, raised much speculation and concern, albeit rumours amongst the citizens of Nigeria.  It was equally rumoured that he was being detained by the Nigerian Police Force, NPF. it was as a result of this that the Police raised alarm, denying that Magu was in their custody.  In a letter, from DCP Idowu Owohunwa, the principal staff to the inspector general of police, written to a counsel

  2 years ago ago
We don't know the Whereabouts of MAGU - Police

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JUST IN: Breaking Nigerian News and Headlines For This Afternoon, August 10th, 2020

Alleged N550m fraud: Counsel says Magu vindicated by bank testimony. The suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the reports linking him to N550 million money laundering with which he allegedly bought property in Dubai in connection with Prophet Emmanuel Omale has now been refuted. Counsel to Magu, Tosin Ojaomo, told BusinessDay on Monday that the concerned bank, a tier-2 lender, had testified before the Ayo Salami panel and apologised that the

  2 years ago ago
JUST IN: Breaking Nigerian News and Headlines For This Afternoon, August 10th, 2020

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Magu’s Counsel Reveals What FG Should do to Ibrahim Magu Before Appointing Bawa as new EFCC Boss

Tosin Ojaomo counsel to the embattled suspended EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu, while featuring on the popular program “Politics Today” on Channels Tv spoke extensively on what the federal government should do to his client, before appointing a new EFCC chairman Mr Bawa. Recall that Ibrahim Magu was arrested and detained for 10days, he was accused of bribery and corruption. He was later subjected to questioning under Justice Salami Probe panel, which has submitted his report to the President, and up till now

  1 year ago ago
Magu’s Counsel Reveals What FG Should do to Ibrahim Magu Before Appointing Bawa as new EFCC Boss

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Breaking: Ibrahim Magu's Bail Application Rejected by Inspector General of Police.

The embattled Boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu who has been in detention of the Presidential Panel for some days now has seen his bail request directed to the panel by the Nigeria Police. The current Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, instructed Barrister Tosin Ojaomo, the counsel for the former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to direct the request for his client’s bail to the Presidential panel investigating

  2 years ago ago
Breaking: Ibrahim Magu's Bail Application Rejected by Inspector General of Police.

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4 Months After Magu Was Suspended As The EFCC Chairman, Where is He Now?

It's been over 4 months now since the former EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu was suspended due to some allegation leveled against him. For the sake of some of my audience who are unaware of these allegations, i will try to explicitly explain it. Ibrahim Magu has been serving as the acting chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission from 9 November 2015, Until he was then suspended in July. President Buhari who approved the Suspension of Magu explained his reason for the approval. In summary of what President

  2 years ago ago
4 Months After Magu Was Suspended As The EFCC Chairman, Where is He Now?

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Today's Headlines: Betty Blaine Leads Nigeria Against Biden, Buhari Refuses To Act On Magu Probe

Buhari Refuses To Act On Magu’s Probe Report Five Months After Submission.

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Today's Headlines: Betty Blaine Leads Nigeria Against Biden, Buhari Refuses To Act On Magu Probe

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FG Cleared The Air On The Real Reasons Magu Was Detained

Mr. Femi Adesina, who is the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, has said the committee set up by the President to investigate the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, might have detained him to ensure relevant documents remain intact and are never tampered with. Femi Adesina said this on a Channels TV program, ‘Politics Today’, just as Magu’s lawyer, Mr. Tosin Ojaomo, stated on the same program that if the Justice Ayo Salami

  2 years ago ago
FG Cleared The Air On The Real Reasons Magu Was Detained

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Magu's Lawyer Reacts To The Nomination of Bawa As New EFCC Chairman

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu's attorney, Tosin Ojaomo, has reacted to the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new chairman of the Commission. The Presidency, Tuesday announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded Bawa's name to the Senate for confirmation as the new EFCC boss. Ojaomo while reacting to the news, said his client has not be sacked, noting that he was only suspended pending the outcome of the probe he was subjected to. According

  1 year ago ago
Magu's Lawyer Reacts To The Nomination of Bawa As New EFCC Chairman

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Update : the suspended EFCC chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has been released from detention

Mr. Ibrahim Magu was arrested on Monday, July 6, 2020. He was accused of insubordination and re-looting of recovered funds. However, after spending ten days in police custody, Mr. Ibrahim Magu was released on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Mr. Magu said that the allegations against him were fabricated and his detention, a case of dog-eat-dog. Adding that what happened to him is one of the risks of the job of fighting against corrupt persons, he urged Nigerians not to give up on the fight but rather support President

  2 years ago ago
Update : the suspended EFCC chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has been released from detention

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Latest breaking news in Nigeria this afternoon, 1st of August 2020

Here are the latest news in Nigeria trending this afternoon being Saturday, 1st of August 2020. Don't miss it. Breaking: Magu attacks salami panel, accuses panel of using looters against him SUSPENDED acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has accused the presidential panel probing the activities of the anti-graft commission under his leadership of being hostile to him anytime he attempts to take up issue with those testifying against him. He made the accusation

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Latest breaking news in Nigeria this afternoon, 1st of August 2020

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Police Deny Detaining Magu, Say He Is Being Held By Presidency

The Nigeria Police has come out, to deny the allegation that they are detaining Ibrahim Magu, who was the former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, but recently suspended. This message was contained in a letter by DCP Idowu Owohunwa, who is the 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 Nigeria police stated clearly that, Mr Magu was not in their custody, but was being

  2 years ago ago
Police Deny Detaining Magu, Say He Is Being Held By Presidency

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Magu released from detention

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been released from detention. Magu was arrested on July 6, 2020 amid allegations of corruption and brought before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel. He spent 10 days in detention. The details of his bail are still sketchy, but Magu has returned to his Abuja residence. Magu was interrogated over allegations of corruption and brought before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel. Earlier on

  2 years ago ago
Magu released from detention

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Presidency Finally Reveals Why EFCC Boss, Magu Was Detained

The presidency has finally spoken out on the detention of the suspended boss of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The statement was made by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President. He said that the presidential panel investigating Magu might have detained him to ensure relevant documents were not tampered with. Mr Magu’s lawyer, Mr. Tosin Ojaomo, had saudt that if the panel does not find Mr. Magu guilty, he should be reinstated by President Muhammadu

  2 years ago ago
Presidency Finally Reveals Why EFCC Boss, Magu Was Detained

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Suspended EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Finally Released From Detention.

The suspended acting President of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been released from detention.  Magu was seized by the Department of State Service (DSS) officials on July 6, 2020. He 'd been in detention for 10 days.  His bail details are still uncertain but Magu has returned to his residence in Abuja.  Magu was questioned on charges of corruption and put before the presidential panel headed by Justice Ayo Salami.  The Nigerian Police Force denied earlier on Wednesday

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Suspended EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Finally Released From Detention.