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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday night denied reports that the Chairman-designate, Abdulrasheed Bawa, was arrested and detained by the agency under former Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, over illegal sale of 244 forfeited trucks.

Abdulrasheed Bawa: What Ibrahim Magu told me after my appointment

Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says he has a cordial relationship with Ibrahim Magu, former acting chairman of the anti-graft agency.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written formally to the Senate seeking its confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC acting boss promoted ahead of Senate screening

The new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been promoted to the rank of Chief Detective Superintendent ahead of his Senate screening, according to a report.
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Coalition: Ibrahim Magu probe partly responsible for Nigeria’s poor TI rating

A coalition of anti-corruption groups in Europe and Nigeria has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to release the report of the panel set up to investigate the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

EFCC: Presidency screens chairmanship candidates

The secret screening of candidates to head the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commis­sion (EFCC) began in earnest on Monday – six days ago.
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Appointing non-police officer as chairman’ll ground EFCC – group

Appointing any person outside of the Nigeria Police to head the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as chairman will likely weaken the strength of the anti-graft agency to fight corruption, a group, Global Forum for Accountability and Transparency, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.

President Buhari: Why I set up judicial panel to probe Ibrahim Magu

President Buhari on Friday, explained the reason he set up Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.

Justice Salami panel recommends appointment of EFCC chair from other agencies

Retired Justice Ayo Salami led Judicial Commission of Inquiry has recommended that in appointing a new chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) consideration should be given to candidates from other law enforcement or security agencies and core staff as provided in the EFCC establishment Act of 2004.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.

President Buhari: I want Nigeria to be counted among countries fighting corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his desire is to make Nigeria a country that has no tolerance for corruption, but one where the menace is vigorously battled.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.

President Buhari: Corruption present at many levels of government

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving the report of the Justice Ayo Salami (retd.)-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Investigation of the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

Ibrahim Magu: President Buhari receives Justice Salami probe panel report

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged corruption charges against suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magi, at the State House, Abuja.

Ibrahim Magu: Justice Salami panel submits report to President Buhari

The Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will submit report of the panel to President Muhammadu Buhari today.

Former EFCC chief shuns CCB’s summons

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday, failed to honour the summon the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), issued for him to appear and answer questions bordering on some landed properties.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF: Why I’ll not testify before Justice Salami panel

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, gave reasons why he would not appear as a witness in the ongoing probe of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, by the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel of inquiry.

CVAC lauds Nigerian government for probing corrupt anti-graft agencies

A coalition of non-governmental organizations, Citizens Voice Against Corruption (CVAC), has commended the Federal Government for setting up the Justice Ayo Salami Panel to investigate alleged corrupt practises within the anti-graft agencies.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF Malami: I didn’t pay anyone to testify against Ibrahim Magu

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that he did not procure witnesses to testify against anybody before the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel.
A lawyer, Victor Giwa, says the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), ordered his arrest because he refused to implicate the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.

Victor Giwa: AGF Malami ordered my arrest for refusing to implicate Ibrahim Magu

A lawyer, Victor Giwa, says the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), ordered his arrest because he refused to implicate the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.

Justice Ayo Salami panel asks President Buhari to sack, prosecute suspended EFCC chief Ibrahim...

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the president to sack him.

EFCC probe: Ibrahim Magu kicks against secret trial, fair hearing denial by panel

Suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has kicked against 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.

Presidential panel report will reshape anti-graft war – expert

A Director of Forensic Investigation, International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals, United States, Dr. Yusuf Aliu, said yesterday that the report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Panel investigating the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will set a new tone in the fight against corruption.

Ibrahim Magu ordered my detention for demanding my legal fees – EFCC prosecutor

A former prosecutor with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Godwin Obla (SAN), has alleged that the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, ordered his detention for demanding for his legal fees.
Former executive director of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mr Dauda Lawal.

Why Dauda Lawal appeared before Ayo Salami panel — lawyer

A former executive director of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mr Dauda Lawal, said that he appeared before the Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential panel to expatiate on an affidavit he earlier submitted to the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice over the investigative deficiencies of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC under its suspended acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu.
Ibrahim Magu

Nothing incriminating found in Ibrahim Magu’s houses – lawyer

The Lawyer to suspended Acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, Mr Tosin Ojaomo, on Wednesday night claimed that nothing in incriminating was found in Magu’s house by investigators sent by the Presidential Panel, noting that reports in the media of huge sums of money discovered were mere Fabrications.

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