Senators give Buhari 14 days to fire Magu

Senators give Buhari 14 days to fire Magu

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has protested against the retention of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission despite the rejection of his nomination by the lawmakers. Several senators, at the plenary on Tuesday, spoke against the consideration of a letter from the Presidency requesting legislative approval for […]

BREAKING: Senate suspends confirmation of INEC RECs over Buhari’s ‘inaction on Magu

BREAKING: Senate suspends confirmation of INEC RECs over Buhari’s ‘inaction on Magu

The senate has suspended the confirmation of the 27 resident electoral commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Peter Nwaoboshi, senator representing Delta north, had moved a motion that the exercise be suspended based on the refusal of the executive to accept the senate’s rejection of Ibrahim Magu, […]

Nigeria’s Secret Police Goes After Anti-Corruption Czar Magu, Claims He Was Sabotaging Anti-Corruption War

Nigeria’s Secret Police Goes After Anti-Corruption Czar Magu, Claims He Was Sabotaging Anti-Corruption War

ting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, actively sabotaged the country’s anti-graft war, the Directorate of State Security (DSS) has claimed. In a leaked memo addressed to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami, the DSS detailed a variety of alleged misdeeds by Mr. Magu. The memo, a […]

SHOCKING: EFCC writes Buhari, indicts Saraki, aides for allegedly laundering over N3.5 billion

SHOCKING: EFCC writes Buhari, indicts Saraki, aides for allegedly laundering over N3.5 billion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has furnished President Muhammadu Buhari with details of how the President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his aides allegedly laundered up to N3.5 billion from the Paris Club loan refund, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The report, compiled by detectives in the anti-graft agency, followed months of investigation, […]

DSS report to AGF has vindicated Senate on Magu, says Sabi Abdullahi

DSS report to AGF has vindicated Senate on Magu, says Sabi Abdullahi

The spokesman of the Senate, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has stated that the leaked report of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) sent to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on the integrity of Mr. Ibrahim Magu has vindicated the decision of the legislative chamber to reject his nomination as […]

Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

By Jude Ndukwe Wednesday, 15th of March was the day Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was hoping to have his appointment confirmed by the much vilified Nigerian Senate after having been rejected the first time over a report written against him and sent to the Upper Chamber […]

Senators laid an ambush for Magu – Ndume

Senators laid an ambush for Magu – Ndume

A former Majority Leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, in a recent interview with Channels Television monitored by TOLUWANI ENIOLA, berated the leadership of the Senate for rejecting the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission You raised an objection after the Senate ruled not to accept Ibrahim […]

Magu’s rejection not based on DSS report – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the Senate did not reject the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, because of a damning report issued by the Department of State Services which questioned Magu’s integrity.

Magu’s rejection not based on DSS report – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the Senate did not reject the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, because of a damning report issued by the Department of State Services which questioned Magu’s integrity. Saraki said this in an interview with TVC News in Morocco where he attended an […]

Buhari can nominate Magu four times, says Ita-Giwa

Buhari can nominate Magu four times, says Ita-Giwa

A former Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari could present his nominee for the chairmanship of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, up to four times to the Senate for confirmation. The Senate had for the second time failed to […]

Former Enugu gov, Chime, defects to APC

Former Enugu gov, Chime, defects to APC

Indications emerged on Friday that a former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, has commenced moves to defect to the All Progressives Congress. Chime served as the governor of Enugu State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party from 2007 to 2015. The former governor has made few public appearances since he handed over […]

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