Ibrahim Magu

Lawyers’ Coalition declares Sen. Shehu Sani ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

Lawyers’ Coalition declares Sen. Shehu Sani ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

By Omeiza Ajayi The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates COPA has disclosed of its resolve to mobilise against the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu for “violating the fundamental rights of Sen. Shehu Sani, from Kaduna State”. In a statement Thursday in Abuja, Convener of the group, […]
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Presidency seeks Supreme Court’s interpretation on Magu, Section 171

Presidency seeks Supreme Court’s interpretation on Magu, Section 171

After being brushed by the Senate over a suggestion that it is not mandatory for it to send all categories of nominees to the Senate for confirmation, the Presidency has finally opted to seek judicial interpretation of Section 171 of the Constitution, which it relied on in making the comment.

All because of one man!

All because of one man!

I stand firmly behind the Senators on Magu, and I encourage them never to budge. A government that invaded the homes of judges in the night and yet could not procure enough credible evidence to prosecute them is now interpreting the law by itself! What will they do next?

Appointment of EFCC boss, Magu: Lawyers urge Senate to approach S-Court

Appointment of EFCC boss, Magu: Lawyers urge Senate to approach S-Court

Lawyers, yesterday, waded into the brewing crisis between the Presidency and the Senate over application of Section 171 of the constitution concerning the President’s right to unilaterally appoint heads of extra-ministerial agencies with an urge on the legislative body to seek Supreme Court interpretation.

EFCC no longer a toothless bulldog, says Magu

EFCC no longer a toothless bulldog, says Magu

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has said the anti-graft agency has only become a watchdog of the society but a biting one.