Anxiety In The EFCC As 12 EFCC Directors Just Got Suspended

About 12 directors and top staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been suspended with immediate effect. By Yusuf Alli The notice of suspension was communicated to the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, on Tuesday night by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. The action was said to be in connection with the ongoing investigation of the … Continue reading Anxiety In The EFCC As 12 EFCC Directors Just Got Suspended

Why Magu Was Suspended — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the ongoing investigation of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, explained why he approved the suspension of Magu from office. “A series of documented allegations were made against the Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes … Continue reading Why Magu Was Suspended — President Buhari

Magu Writes Salami Panel, Makes Seven Demands

Lawyer to the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Friday pleaded with the Presidential Investigation Committee to grant him bail. By Yusuf Alli and Precious Igbonwelundu He said Magu needed the bail because the print and electronic media had taken undue advantage of his detention to launch a campaign of calumny against him. He made six … Continue reading Magu Writes Salami Panel, Makes Seven Demands

Why President Buhari Suspended Magu — AGF Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami said on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Malami, in a statement by his media aide, Umar Gwandu, said the President’s action was to allow for unhindered inquiry by the … Continue reading Why President Buhari Suspended Magu — AGF Malami

Buhari suspends Magu, appoints New EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu from office. By Yusuf Alli Also, the President has asked the Director of Operations of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar to take charge of the activities of the Commission. The disclosures were made by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, … Continue reading Buhari suspends Magu, appoints New EFCC Chairman

Sagay To Buhari: Don’t Attend Giadom-led NEC Meeting

An eminent professor of law Itse Sagay (SAN) on Wednesday urged President Buhari not to participate in today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting called by Victor Giadom. He said Giadom had no right to summon the meeting because a deputy national secretary is not in line to succeed the national chairman. Besides, Sagay, who chairs the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption … Continue reading Sagay To Buhari: Don’t Attend Giadom-led NEC Meeting

Giadom NEC Meeting Illegal – APC Scribe

The Acting National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Arc. Waziri Bulama has declared Thursday’s emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting summoned by Victor Giadom as illegal. By Jide Orintunsin – Abuja This was contained in a statement he signed in Abuja on Wednesday. Bulama faulted the claim in the notice of the meeting by Giadom that he conveyed the meeting with the … Continue reading Giadom NEC Meeting Illegal – APC Scribe

APC Suspends Aguma As Rivers APC Acting Chairman

The crisis rocking Rivers chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has deepened following rejection of Igo Aguma as the acting Chairman of the party by 28 out of 38 statutory members of the party. June 22, 2020 By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt The statutory members resolved to suspend Aguma as the acting Chairman and constituted another caretaker committee led by Sokonte Davies. Addressing journalists … Continue reading APC Suspends Aguma As Rivers APC Acting Chairman

Suspended kingmakers threaten litigation against Fayemi

• Govt action right, says commissioner • Ekiti community rejects Oore of Otun-elect May 26, 2020 From Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti The suspended kingmakers of Orin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State have threatened to take legal action against Governor Kayode Fayemi, if their suspension is not reversed. They perceived their suspension leading to the appointment of warrant chiefs saddled with the task of selecting … Continue reading Suspended kingmakers threaten litigation against Fayemi