👤 EXCLUSIVE: Adenike Lucas and Danjuma Aliyu, DENISAURUS News
A plot to demean AGF Malami and the Presidential Panel investigating Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been uncovered by DENISAURUS News.
According to sources familiar to the investigation set up by President Muhammadu Buhari against Mr Magu, over failures to account and diversion of assets and recovered loots into private use, a deliberate effort to demean the work of AGF Malami and the presidential investigation panel is been led by one Phrank Shuaibu, a cousin to a prophet exposed as a conduit for the suspended anti-graft boss.
In April 2020, DENISAURUS News, revealed that Prophet Omale, lead founder of Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministries International, Abuja, travelled to Dubai in March to scout for choice properties for Mr Magu.
When the news was published, the prophet sent emissaries to Adenike Lucas, the editor of this newspaper, for the story to be removed.
Among those who reached out to the paper was Mr Shuaibu, a first cousin to Prophet Omale. Mr Shuaibu called using a US number +1(281)617-6950, and claimed he was seeking to put up an advert with DENISAURUS News.
But, it became apparent to Miss Lucas, that Mr Shuaibu was seeking for ways to collect the account number linked to the paper, in order to plant monies in and claim that the fight against corruption was for monetary gains, which it is not.
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Miss Lucas for this story says, “The exposé on internal corruption at the EFCC under Mr Magu, has always been an opportunity to add our own quota to the President’s fight against graft for posterity reasons.”
Mr Shuaibu, was not able to stop DENISAURUS News, from pushing the story on his cousin, who data from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, has confirmed bought properties for Mr Magu in Dubai, has now been exposed for also benefiting from the former anti-graft boss.
The Kogi State-born communication expert, is known to be a fixer for Mr Magu and has over time, been used as an intermediary for suspects whose asset are seized.
A school seized from a popular south-east proprietor was bequetted to Mr Shuaibu without due process being followed, a source informed this newspaper.
As the investigation into the recovery of assets and their diversion by Mr Magu continues at the Presidential Villa, plans are now being made to disseminate false information to Nigerians. This act, informed source say, is what Mr Magu planned when he hired a brand strategist, who this paper understand is Phrank Shuaibu.
A campaign of calumny has begun by Mr Shuaibu, who is being paid heavily by the erstwhile anti-graft boss on media consultancy.
Every time Mr Magu meets the panel, he leaks information to his communication team, who are to project the information to selected media.
The panel, this paper understand has not even read any charges to Mr Magu, but he wrote a 44-page response to them, which was not accepted.
The content of Mr Magu’s reply has been widely shared to the media through this media consultant.
Our sources informed us that the underhand of a party chieftain is involved, and the mandate given to the media consultants is to ensure that for any allegation made against Mr Magu, a spin be made as well to ensure the culpability of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN.
Erstwhile EFCC’s Magu, this newspaper learned has promised to device the “pull-down” syndrome against AGF Malami, and all the members of the presidential probe team.