MAGU VS MALAMI: Real reasons behind five years cold war


Magu’s ‘Many Sins’: Insubordination, Diezani’s extradition, others
Magu (left) and Malami.

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

It is no more news that Ibrahim Magu is not in control of the reins of power at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Magu, a Commissioner of Police, held fort as the Acting Chairman of the anti-graft agency for over five years, albeit without the approval of the Nigerian Senate which twice rejected his nomination to head the agency in substantive capacity.

Though attempts were made to debunk report of his arrest on July 6 by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, however, Magu, remained in detention and was subsequently suspended from his position pending the conclusion of investigation of allegations leveled against him by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN.

Both Magu and Malami were appointed in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, few months after he successfully wrestled power away from then incumbent President,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper