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EFCC UPDATE: Suspended EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu has kicked against the trial

The suspended interim chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, dismissed the preliminary mystery and his avoidance of numerous meetings where many opposing observers were greeted by the judicial inquiry commission to assert against him by Judge Ayo Salami-led board. Magu, in a 16-page appeal, dated August 10, 2020 and forwarded to Judge Ayo Salami, also rejected the board's refusal to prevent its lawyers from numerous commission proceedings, describing the activity as a deliberate

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EFCC UPDATE: Suspended EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu has kicked against the trial

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

  1 year ago ago
Alleged Corruption of Ibrahim Magu, Here is the latest Update

POLITICS

Probe: 5 Things Magu Revealed As He Alleges Bias After Panel Allegedly Told Buhari To Fire Him

The probe of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has continued to generate both controversy and public attention since it started. The presidential panel is headed by Justice Ayo Salami and has been digging into the activities of Magu as the suspended EFCC Boss has been accused of some corrupt practices which need to be probed. However, Magu has kicked against some things which have to do with the handling of the probe. According to him, the panel have done

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Probe: 5 Things Magu Revealed As He Alleges Bias After Panel Allegedly Told Buhari To Fire Him

BUSINESS

I Deposited N329bn In NNPC Account – Magu Claims.

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting executive of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, who was recently suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, says he dispatched N329bn from indebted oil advertisers into the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation accounts. He made this known after media reports that the presidential board at present examining charges of corruption against him, raised the issue of supposed misappropriation of the NNPC reserves.  Recently, In a statement by his lawyer, Wahab Shittu,

  1 year ago ago
I Deposited N329bn In NNPC Account – Magu Claims.

POLITICS

4 requests Magu tabled before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry ahead of his defence

The embattled and suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has tabled four requests to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the anti-graft agency ahead of his defence. Magu made the four requests in a letter dated August 20, 2020 and sent to the commission through his lawyer, Mr. Wahab Shittu, who argued that the requests were made in line with the constitutional provisions which stipulates that any person accused of criminal offence should be given adequate

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4 requests Magu tabled before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry ahead of his defence

POLITICS

Ibrahim Magu and his Legal Representative Cry out over Secret Trial

Following the suspension, of the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , Ibrahim Magu, corruption allegation bothering on his alleged lack of accountability in the management of recovered criminal  proceeds from corrupt individuals, and alleged insubordination to the office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice ,headed by Abubakar Malami SAN. Magu and his lead Counsel have  heavily criticized  his  secret trial,  which they claim, runs contrary to the spirit and letters

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Ibrahim Magu and his  Legal Representative  Cry out over Secret Trial

OTHERS-TERRORISM

Top News This Evening- September 24, 2020

1) EFCC: Confront Me With Evidence Of Collecting Bribe – Magu Dares Nigerians The suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has denied collecting bribe from anybody. Magu dared anyone with evidence of him collecting bribe to publicly confront him before the Presidential panel investigating his activities as head of the EFCC. The embattled EFCC boss stated this while reacting to an allegation that he allowed a suspect, Hima Aboubakar, a Nigerien National, to escape justice.

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Top News This Evening- September 24, 2020

POLITICS

Mega Breaking News In Nigeria This Thursday Afternoon, August/13/2020.

Rivers State Pulls Out from FG's 774,000 Job Scheme. The Rivers State Government has pulled back from the Federal Government's Youth Empowerment Program which will designate little occupations to the less lucky in Nigeria. Rivers State Assistant Governor Nyesom Wike on NDDC, Erastus Awortu, made the declaration on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Erastus Awortu sent a letter to the Minister of State for Labor and Employment, Festus Keyamo clarifying why the Rivers government was making this stride. The lead representative's

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Mega Breaking News In Nigeria This Thursday Afternoon, August/13/2020.

SOCIETY

EFCC inquiry: Why I will not submit to CCB - Magu

Former EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu has clarified what will prevent him from appearing before the CCB to defend himself. Ibrahim Magu through his lawyer, Wahab Shittu, stated that it was a 'waste of time' to appear before the CCB. Wahab Shittu said that when Ibrahim Magu was arrested, some of the documents related to his assets were in his office. Barrister Wahab Shittu said DSS officers had tampered with the documents on the orders of the Presidential Commission during Magu's detention. Magu said it was

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EFCC inquiry: Why I will not submit to CCB - Magu

CRIME

Ayo Salami's Panel Recommends Magu's Sack

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry led by Justice Ayo Salami (retd) set up to investigate the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has recommended Magu's sack. This was contained in an interim report to the President by the panel. A top source in the police told Saturday PUNCH that although the panel was still probing Magu, testimonies and documents from witnesses so far were enough to make it recommend the removal of the suspended EFCC boss. A police source

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Ayo Salami's Panel Recommends Magu's Sack

POLITICS

Ayo Salami Panel asks Buhari to fire, prosecute Magu for corruption.

According to the exclusive report by theCable, the Ayo Salami led panel have submitted an interim report on Wednesday wherein several recommendations were made. From among the recommendations contained in the report is that the suspended acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu should be prosecuted over allegations of corruption, abuse of office and violation of the code of conduct law, for allegedly failing to declare his assets in 2015 when he assumed office. Another recommendation reportedly contained in the report

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Ayo Salami Panel asks Buhari to fire, prosecute Magu for corruption.

POLITICS

As Corruption Probe Continues, Magu’s lawyers Tell Presidential Panel to Recall Witnesses

As probe of the suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, continues,he is now seeking a recall of witnesses who testified against him. Specifically, through his lawyer, Wahab Shittu, he wrote the Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative presidential panel on the case. In line with the Channels TV, the embattled EFCC boss said that the request to recall several witnesses are in the interest of fair hearing. The lawyers also insisted that Magu was entitled to participate

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As Corruption Probe Continues, Magu’s lawyers Tell Presidential Panel to Recall Witnesses

POLITICS

Ibrahim Magu Expresses Dissatisfaction with Proceedings, Refuses Secret Trial

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu who has from recent time been suspended has taken a stand against secret trial and his non-involvement in many meetings where adversarial witnesses had been invited by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to speak against him. According to his lawyer, Wahab Shittu, Magu was not given full access to the proceedings with his counsel, he was not allowed to cross examine the witnesses the panel had called to testify against him. The lawyer

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Ibrahim Magu Expresses Dissatisfaction with Proceedings, Refuses Secret Trial

CRIME

Suspended EfCC Boss Has Kicked Against Secret Trial

Suspended Acting Chairman Of The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission Has Kicked Against His Secret Trial. The suspended chairman recently objected and refused the secret trial and his exclusion from many sessions where many adversarial witnesses were invited by the Judicial Commission Of Inquiry to testify against him by the Justice Ayo Salami led panel. Ibrahim Magu in a 16 page petition, dated August 11, 2020, and addressed to Justice Ayo Salami , also kicked against the panel exclusion of his lawyers

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Suspended EfCC Boss Has Kicked Against Secret Trial

POLITICS

Magu Will Start Using The Media To Defend Himself Against All Charges - Lawyer

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said he is ready to start using the media to defend himself against all charges. Magu made the remarks in a statement issued by his lawyer, Wahab Shittu, denying that the money confiscated by the EFCC from the NNPC during Magu's tenure had been embezzled. President Muhammadu Buhari, has set up a commission of inquiry into the allegations of corruption linked to Magu. The lawyer said, EFCC had deposited the

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Magu Will Start Using The Media To Defend Himself Against All Charges - Lawyer

POLITICS

Ibrahim Magu To Face A Separate Trial For Not Declaring His Assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) is reportedly filing charges against Ibrahim Magu for allegedly failing to declare his assets. The former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently being investigated by a presidential panel. He is accused of corruption and not being transparent in managing recovered assets. In a separate case, Mr Magu would be arraigned at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which handles cases of public officials who fail to declare their assets, TheCable

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Ibrahim Magu To Face A Separate Trial For Not Declaring His Assets

POLITICS

Magu Probe: Why I Will Not Testify Before Salami Panel – Malami.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has on Thursday September 24, 2020, given his reasons of not appearing as witness to the probe that is going on concerning the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, led by the Justice Ayo Salami panel of inquiry. The Justice Minister stated this through a statement endorsed by his media aide, Dr. Jibrilu Gwandu. He therefore maintained that his decline for the testimony

  1 year ago ago
Magu Probe: Why I Will Not Testify Before Salami Panel – Malami.

POLITICS

Why I won’t honour your invitation, Magu tells CCB

Magu, through his legal advisor, Mr Wahab Shittu, said it would be "unreasonable" for him to confront the CCB, when a few records identifying with his pronounced resources, were inside his office as at the time he was captured on the request for the Equity Isa Ayo Salami-drove Official Legal Commission of Request that tested various charges that were levelled against him by the Principal legal officer of the Organization and Pastor of Equity, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN.  He affirmed that a portion of the reports

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Why I won’t honour your invitation, Magu tells CCB