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Nigerian Senate yesterday afternoon clearly rejected , President Muhammadu Buhari's nominee for the position of Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, over claims of having a corruption charge against him. 

This is the second time in three months that Ibrahim Magu-acting EFCC Chairman has been so rejected by the senate.

In December 2016, the Senate cited a security report from the Department of State Security (DSS) when it handed Magu the marching orders.

That report alleges that Magu wines and dines with the corrupt, resides in a plush apartment rented at N40M (an amount well above his pay grade) and flies business class.

"This is in spite of Mr. President's directive to all public servants to fly economy class", the report stated in parts.

At the time, it fell on Senate spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, to break the news to Magu and the Nigerians. Abdullahi said ;"the Senate wish to inform the public that based on available security report, the Senate cannot proceed with confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission",.

According to the Senate, "the nomination of Ibrahim Magu is hereby rejected and has been returned to the President for further action".

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