Magu and the Ides of March

By Chris Gyang   

Ibrahim Magu

Portends and omens are not my regular weaknesses. I am a strong believer in divine providence. But as a student of literature, I will always cherish Shakespeare, especially his play, Julius Caesar. Therefore, whenever I come across any circumstance that alludes to the characters, plot, theme(s), etc, of that play, it immediately attracts my attention.

So, I was amused when I read that Senator Shehu Sani mentioned the ‘Ides of March’ when he and his distinguished colleagues grilled Mr. Ibrahim Magu in his ill-fated struggle, backed by the Presidency, to be confirmed as substantive boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on March 15, 2017…

Read the full article in April edition of Today’s Challenge Magazine

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