• Arms scam: N2bn, 33 choice properties recovered from NAF officers – EFCC

    Arms scam: N2bn, 33 choice properties recovered from NAF officers – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday disclosed that over N2bn and 33 choice properties have been recovered from three Air Force officers involved in the $2.1bn arms procurement scam.

    The commission also revealed that only one of the properties is valued at over N1.8bn.

    EFCC’s Deputy Director, Operation, Iliyasu Kwarbai, disclosed this while taking journalists on an inspection tour of the commission’s detention facilities in Lagos.

    The tour was organised by EFCC to debunk reports in a section of the media […]

  • Arms scam: Buhari approves Ihejirika, Minimah and 52 others investigation

    Arms scam: Buhari approves Ihejirika, Minimah and 52 others investigation

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the investigation of 54 individuals over their alleged involvement in the arms procurement scandal.

    The approval followed the Third Interim Report of the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces from 2007 to 2015, released on Thursday.

    A statement signed by the President of the Committee, AVM Jon Ode (rtd), said among those to be investigated are 18 serving and retired military personnel, 12 serving and retired public officials and […]