GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

It’s time Magu stops media trial sympathy, By Kelvin Adegbenga

By News Express on 29/04/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 466

•EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu.
•EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu.

My attention was recently drawn to the publication in an online media; http://newsrescue.com  with the caption: As Saraki bags title in Zamfara, society now rewards thieves, treasury looters with chieftaincy titles,” Magu says
I wouldn’t have reacted to the publication, but considering the recent activities of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, of using the media to conclude major cases before the EFCC, instead of the law court.

Recalled that in his speech at the 2017 Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) Week/award day, Magu had lamented the situation where treasury looters get rewarded with positions of authority and chieftaincy titles, and he further said values such as hard work and integrity were no more regarded.

 Magu, who was represented by A Bello, added that society “now recognises thieves and looters of the common treasury, by rewarding them with chieftaincy titles and other high positions of authority.”

I want ask Magu to name any convicted “looters of the common treasury” that has been rewarded with chieftaincy titles and other high positions of authority.  

I appreciate his comment that “the process must start from our homes.” It is time the EFCC acting chairman comes out to tell the true state of the Department of State Service (DSS) report against him.

He who must go to equity must go with clean hands. It is time Magu comes out to tell Nigerians the owners of the so-called recovered “N521,815,000.00; $53,272, 747.00; £122,890.00, and €547,730.00.”

 He should also publish the names of the “recorded 62 convictions” in the first quarter of 2017 that the EFCC has convicted, rather than engaging in media war against “innocent until proven guilty” suspects.

It is high time Magu stops media trial and face the work he is assigned to do. Media trial sympathy will not earn him confirmation by the National Assembly.

Adegbenga wrote from Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He can be reached via kelvinadegbenga@yahoo.com  and @Kelvinadegbenga

Source News Express

Posted 29/04/2017 8:46:58 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Breaking News: Fashola apologises over deportation of Ndigbo...

El-Rufa’i warns MDAs not to reject corps members...

Akwa Ibom Police Command declares female college employee...

Fuel queues return to major cities

Wanted Boko Haram leader gunned down during ambush...

Edo Govt. stops use of school premises for...

Explosion rocks Bauchi Market

Ngige placing 3rd in Anambra governorship election

Alibaba breaks record with world’s biggest shopping day,...

Save Nigerians from hunger and suffering; EFCC probe...

Hajj 2017: NAHCON reaffirms partnership with states on...

Ondo guber polls: Mimiko’s victory well deserved, says...

 

Latest News Anambra governorship election rigged: PDP Pogba back with a bang as United dazzle in EPL •Arsenal win derby Ruling party set to sack Mugabe, end Zimbabwe’s political crisis Aiteo, Guinness, Nigerian Breweries chiefs to grace Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence Obiano in early lead as Anambra guber election results trickle in Anambra poll: Observer groups express mixed feelings over exercise Police draft 16 gunboats, 6, 000 policemen to Bayelsa creeks Roundtable proffers solution to Badoo crisis Politics should not be a do-or-die affair — Obasanjo Cloudy, sunny, hazy weather expected today Anambra Guber: Peter Obi wins polling unit •Counting of votes ongoing in most areas APGA decries malfunctioning card readers

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (294,344 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (278,161 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (224,673 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (189,074 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,290 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (165,841 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (143,958 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,412 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (126,831 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,435 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,656 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (107,392 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,771) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (769) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (186) Entertainment (404) Features (510) Global Business Monitor (190) International (1,643) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (82) News (30,343) Opinion (837) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,103) Religion (648) Sports (1,357) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!