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Magu, DSS DG: Why Buhari Must Not Make Fresh Mistakes – Associates

The unfolding crisis over the non confirmation of acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has once again brought to the fore the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to tighten his "seat belt." Magu was not confirmed by the Senate largely on account of the report by the Department of State Service, DSS which accused him  of some unwholesome practices, which make th ...

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Magu and Ali: Acid Tests for Good Governance, By Issa Aremu

The way both the predominantly APC legislature (Senate) and the APC Presidency eventually  and  conclusively resolve the naughty twin-issues of confirmation of Ag. Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu and that of the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali over wearing of uniform will conclusively prove or otherwise the commitment  of this administration  to good governance. Nigeria is fast becoming a 'huge Af ...

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EFCC: Magu Not Rejected Because of DSS Indictment – Saraki

Senate President Buko Saraki has denied reports that acting EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu was  rejected by the Senate because of the Department of State, DSS report  which accused him of wrongdoing. The Senate has refused to confirm Magu as substantive Chairman of EFCC  for the second time after he was nominated by the President. Saraki spoke  in an   interview with TVC News   at a climate summit in Morocco. H ...

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Magu Wins 2016 Person of the Year Award

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has dedicated the 2016 Person of the Year Award bestowed on him by the Leadership Newspapers, to Nigerians, calling for more support in ridding Nigeria of financial crimes. “I want to dedicate this award to all Nigerians who have supported us in the fight against corruption,” he said. Magu was among eminent Nigerians, w ...

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Melaye: Why Buhari Can’t Re-present Magu’s Name to Senate

Chairman, Senate  Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has said that following the Senate rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) on two different occasions, President Muhammadu Buhari cannot validly renominate the same candidate again. Melaye while commenting on the debate in ...

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Magu to Speak at Transparency International Conference In London

Days after the Senate rejected his nomination, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  has been invited by two leading anti-corruption organizations, the Transparency International and Global Witness to speak at an international conference on money laundering and assets recovery on March 21, 2017  in London. Magu is expected to deliver a paper on the topic, ...

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SERAP ‘Queries’ Senate’s Refusal To Confirm Magu

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has questioned the “constitutional validity of the nomination and confirmation processes leading to the rejection for the second time of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).” In a statement  signed by SERAP executive director Adetokunbo Mumuni the organization said that, “The rejection of Magu as Chairman of ...

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Magu and Daura as Signifiers that Presidential Authority Has Crumbled, By Jibrin Ibrahim

On the 19th of December last year, I published my column with the title: “The Magu Affair and the Crumbling of Presidential Authority”. I argued then that the issue was not the rejection of the nominee by the Senatebut the subversion of presidential authority by the Department of State Service (DSS) that would work with the opponents of the President and send in a letter questioning the integrity of the per ...

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Falana to Buhari: Restrain DSS From Sabotaging Anti-graft War

Lagos Lawyer, Barrister Femi Falana has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail  on the DSS  and restrain them from sabotaging the anti graft war. Falana’s comment came n the heels of the Senate’s refusal to confirm Magu based  the report from the DSS. According to Falana:"The rejection of the nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) this after ...

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Exclusive: Magu’s Secret Alliance With Tinubu: Inside Story Of Senate Rejection Of EFCC Boss

  By Danlami Nmodu (UPDATED)  Some fresh hints have  emerged about the repeated  rejection of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman by the Senate. Newsdiaryonline was told that Magu's biggest problem is his alleged Secret alliance with former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He is national leader of APC. "Magu is known to have aligned secretly with Tinubu. "The acting  chairman of EFCC has been figh ...

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BREAKING:Again, Nigerian Senate Rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

By Yemi Itodo The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Wednesday, refused to  confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). President Muhammadu Buhari had late last year submitted the name of Mr. Magu to the Senate, for confirmation as substantive Chairman of EFCC, having served in acting capacity since November, 2015. The Senate however, turned do ...

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Senate Assures EFCC of Adequate Funding in 2017

The Senate has promised to provide necessary support needed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to stamp out corruption in Nigeria. Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman, Senate Committee on anti-corruption made the pledge on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 during the 2017 budget defence by the EFCC. Utazi, who commended the anti-graft agency for doing a great job in combating economic and financial crimes s ...

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