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DSS Arrests EFCC Performing Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu


Operatives of the Division of State Providers, have arrested the performing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, Ibrahim Magu, in keeping with Sahara Reporters.


The report revealed that Magu was arrested over allegations that he owns 4 properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds overseas by a 3rd celebration.


He was arrested on the Wuse II workplace of the DSS on Monday afternoon and is now present process interrogation on the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive.


The DSS in a 2016 report revealed that accused of dwelling in a N40m mansion paid for by one Umar Mohammed, a retired air commodore who’s allegedly concerned in shady offers.

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“In December 2010, the Police Service Fee (PSC) discovered Magu responsible of motion prejudicial to state safety – withholding of EFCC information, sabotage, unauthorised removing of EFCC information and acts unbecoming of a police officer, and awarded him extreme reprimand as punishment. 

“Magu is at the moment occupying a residence rented for N40m at N20m each year. This lodging was not paid [for] from the fee’s funds, however by one Umar Mohammed, air commodore retired, a questionable businessman who has subsequently been arrested by the key service.

“For the furnishing of the residence, Magu enlisted the Federal Capital Improvement Authority to award a contract to Africa Power, an organization owned by the identical Mohammed, to furnish the residence at the price of N43m.

“Investigations present that the performing EFCC chairman often launched into official and personal journeys by a non-public jet owned by Mohammed.

“In certainly one of such journeys, Magu flew to Maiduguri alongside Mohammed with a financial institution MD who was being investigated by the EFCC over complicity in funds allegedly stolen by the quick previous petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

“Moreover, the EFCC boss has up to now maintained a high-profile way of life. That is exemplified by his choice for first-class air travels. On 24 June, 2016, he flew Emirate airways first-class to Saudi Arabia to carry out lesser hajj at the price of N2.9m. That is despite Mr President’s directive to all public servants to fly financial system class.

“Magu has fostered a useful relationship with Mohammed who by his confession approaches purchasers for attainable exploitation, favours and related returns,” the DSS report mentioned.

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Magu is but to be confirmed because the substantive chairman of the EFCC regardless of occupying the place in performing capability for a few years.


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