Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "Magu"

    In all we do, we are guided by the fear of God, says EFCC

In all we do, we are guided by the fear of God, says EFCC

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency is guided by the fear of God in its operations.Magu said this at an interactive session with stakeholders in Ibadan on Monday.He said the agency has prosecuted all corruption cases, no matter how highly placed the suspect is, while it has secured at least 150 convictions [...]

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    ‘A dent on our democracy’ — Nigerians hit Magu for donning Buhari’s reelection lapel

‘A dent on our democracy’ — Nigerians hit Magu for donning Buhari’s reelection lapel

Nigerians have taken to social media to express their reservations over a campaign lapel of President Muammadu Buhai donned by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Magu had the lapel on him when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television on Tuesday.Reacting to Magu's action, a Twitter user @OlaniranMichae8, described the anti-graft czar as the "first [...]

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    Ganduje: We employed ‘junior Magu’ to fight corruption in Kano

Ganduje: We employed ‘junior Magu’ to fight corruption in Kano

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, said the state government took a cue from the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari and employed a "junior Magu" to help fight corruption in the state.In June 2105, Ganduje appointed Muhuyi Rimingado as executive chairman of the state’s anti-corruption and public complaints commission.Speaking in an interview with Daily Trust, Ganduje said Kano has been [...]

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    Magu: Senate rejected me because I’m doing my job well

Magu: Senate rejected me because I’m doing my job well

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the refusal of the senate to confirm him is an indication that he is carrying out his duties judiciously.On two occasions, the senate refused to confirm Magu as the substantive chairman of the commission, citing a report of the Department of State Services (DSS) which indicted him.Speaking on Question Time, [...]

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    Attempt to create ‘stand-alone’ NFIU needless, says Magu

Attempt to create ‘stand-alone’ NFIU needless, says Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is insisting that the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) was independent of its control.Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the commission, said this at an interactive session with editors in Abuja., that ongoing efforts to create a “stand-alone’’ NFIU was needless.Magu said ongoing efforts to create a “stand-alone’’ NFIU was needless.NFIU, which is domiciled [...]

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    MURIC: Senate won’t confirm Magu because it has skeletons in its cupboard

MURIC: Senate won’t confirm Magu because it has skeletons in its cupboard

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says the senate has refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) because it has "skeletons in its cupboard".On Wednesday, the red chamber rejected Magu's confirmation, for the second time in three months.Reacting in a statement on Saturday, the association's director, Ishaq Akintola, MURIC said the senate’s fear of [...]

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    Magu: Melaye and I were fighting corruption before he abandoned me

Magu: Melaye and I were fighting corruption before he abandoned me

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), lightened up the atmosphere at the senate on Wednesday when he said Dino Melaye, representative of Kogi west senatorial district, abandoned him after joining the red chamber.Melaye had asked if Magu taught he had enough integrity to lead the nation's major anti-graft commission, considering his image via reports [...]

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    Magu, DSS, Saraki, Buhari and the intrigues of a corrupt cabal

Magu, DSS, Saraki, Buhari and the intrigues of a corrupt cabal

"The President – whoever he is – has to decide. He can’t pass the buck to anybody. No one else can do the deciding for him. That’s his job.”The prologue to this piece was part of the farewell address to the American people delivered in January 1953 by President Harry Truman. It was a categorical reference to the concept of [...]

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    Magu’s anniversary gift and our Kenya moment

Magu’s anniversary gift and our Kenya moment

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    The most virulent corruption is in the judiciary, says Magu

The most virulent corruption is in the judiciary, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigeria's oil industry and pension administration is hugely corrupt.Magu said this in Lagos on Friday as he presented a paper titled 'This is our Chance' at a symposium for the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADL)."The biggest form of corruption is not the ones you find in [...]

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    Push legislators to action, Magu tells Nigerians

Push legislators to action, Magu tells Nigerians

Magu said this on Thursday during the launch of EFCC's Clean Hands Campaign at the Eagle Square in Abuja.[...]

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