10 key allegations against Magu


The embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently facing Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Investigative Panel on Anti-corruption to defend himself against allegations contained in a memo raised by the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

The ten major allegations against Mr Magu are listed below:

  1. Insubordination to the Office of the AGF
  2. Alleged ‘relooting of recovered loots’ and Sale of seized assets to cronies, associates and friends
  3. Alleged favouritism towards selected EFCC investigators called the ‘Magu Boys’ for ‘juicy’ assignments
  4. Alleged leakages of investigative reports that were prejudicial to some cases to some selected media
  5. Alleged discrepancies in the reconciliation records of the EFCC and the Federal Ministry of Finance on recovered funds
  6. Alleged declaration of N539b as recovered funds instead of N504b earlier claimed
  7. Not providing enough concrete evidences against some suspects including on Diezani Alison-Madueke for her extradition
  8. Reporting some Judges to their presiding officers without deferring to the AGF
  9. Late action on the investigation of P&ID leading to legal disputes
  10. Not respecting Court order to unfreeze a N7b judgment in favour of a former executive director of a bank.


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