Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS).
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According to multiple online reports, Magu was arrested over allegations that he owns four properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds abroad through a third party.
He was arrested at the Wuse II office of the DSS on Monday afternoon and is now undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive.
His arrest comes a few days after Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), accused the anti-graft boss of gross infractions.
Ibrahim Magu travelled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, without the authorisation of the president during the lockdown.
And when he was queried, he said he went for an investigation.
He is also alleged to be living above his means, and it can be recalled that in 2016, DSS accused the EFCC boss of living in a N40m mansion paid for by one Umar Mohammed, a retired Air Commodore.
Magu is yet to be confirmed as the substantive chairman of the EFCC despite occupying the position in acting capacity for many years.
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