• Alex Badeh returns $1 million to FG

    Alex Badeh returns $1 million to FG

    Ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh (retd.), has permanently forfeited $1m to the Federal Government.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, while investigating the arms scam in ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, had searched Badeh’s mansion located at 6 Ogun River Crescent, Maitama, on March 6, 2016 and found $1m cash.

    The house, which is worth about N1.1bn, was subsequently seized by the EFCC while the cash was taken seized as evidence.

    Badeh was later arraigned before Justice Okon Abang of […]

  • How ex-CDS Alex Badeh pockets N558m NAF funds monthly – Witness

    How ex-CDS Alex Badeh pockets N558m NAF funds monthly – Witness

    Mohammed Lawan Sini, the sixth prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the ongoing trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex S. Badeh (rtd) on Wednesday, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja how Badeh, on a monthly basis, allegedly pilfered NAF funds meant for personnel emoluments to the tune of N558 million.

    Sini, whose evidence started Tuesday, is currently a director at the Nigerian Air Force, NAF.

    The PW6, […]

  • EFCC driver, policemen arrested for breaking into Badeh’s mansion

    EFCC driver, policemen arrested for breaking into Badeh’s mansion

    A driver with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nasiru Isa, has been arrested for allegedly breaking into one of the sealed mansions owned by the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.).

    EFCC had in January, sealed off over five landed properties belonging to Badeh before arraigning him on 10-count charge bordering on money laundering and theft.

    The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that the suspect belonged to a criminal […]

  • 17 Accounts Traced to Alex Badeh – EFCC

    17 Accounts Traced to Alex Badeh – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it has traced 17 accounts to former Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd).

    Badeh was in January arrested for the non-specification of procurement costs, absence of contract agreements, award of contracts beyond authorised thresholds, transfer of public funds for unidentified purposes and general non-adherence to provisions of the Public Procurement Act.

    The source at the EFCC who revealed that 17 accounts had been traced to the former Air Chief added that the accounts had […]

  • Alex Badeh never converted arms fund for private use – CWN faults Shehu

    Alex Badeh never converted arms fund for private use – CWN faults Shehu

    The president of Citizens Watch Nigeria, CWN, Omoba Aigbegbele, has attacked Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity over his recent comment that the former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, used the money given to him to buy weapons to build palaces in Abuja.

    Aigbegbele while reacting to Shehu’s claim said it was false and misleading, and as such there was no element of truth in his assertion.

    “This is a deliberately false and misleading statement […]

  • Arms Deal: Former CDS, Alex Badeh Released From Prison

    Arms Deal: Former CDS, Alex Badeh Released From Prison

    A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who was remanded in prison custody, has been released having perfected his bail conditions.

    The Federal Government had arraigned Badeh on a 10-count charge bordering on alleged diversion of about N3.9 billion belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) while he served as Chief of Air Staff.

    Badeh had pleaded not guilty and was consequently admitted to bail in the sum of N2 billion, with two sureties in the sum of […]