• Arms scandal: Jonathan should be invited for questioning -Sani

    Arms scandal: Jonathan should be invited for questioning -Sani

    Author, playwright and human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that there is nothing wrong in inviting ex-president Goodluck Jonathan to expatiate on his claim that his former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd,) did not steal $2.1bn arms fund.

    Jonathan had stated that it was inconceivable to say that Dasuki stole the arms fund, arguing that his government, where Dasuki served as the NSA, bought warships, aircraft and a lot of equipment for the military during the period.

    According […]

  • Revealed!!! Okupe may face conspiracy charges over arms scandal

    Revealed!!! Okupe may face conspiracy charges over arms scandal

    Dr. Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, may face conspiracy charges after new revelations emerged in the ongoing investigation into the arms scandal.

     

    A source at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, which is investigating Okupe for receiving N100m from embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), said the anti-graft agency was making new discoveries that contradict his claims.

    For instance, the source said it was discovered that Okupe received N15m from the […]

  • Arms scandal: Panel probes Buhari’s minister, former service chiefs

    Arms scandal: Panel probes Buhari’s minister, former service chiefs

    According to reports, the 13-man Committee on Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement (CADEP) set up to probe arms procurement contracts between 2007 and 2015, is now set to quiz the Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (rtd), according to reports.

    The panel will, today, begin sitting to scrutinise procurement papers in the Nigerian Navy between 2007 and 2015, as well as probe arms purchase in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) between 2007 and 2010.

    There have been strident […]

  • Arms scandal: More reports coming, says FG

    Arms scandal: More reports coming, says FG

    According to reports, the Federal Government has disclosed that more in­vestigative reports on the audit of defence equipment procurement in the Armed Forces from 2007-2015 will soon be released.

    This was coming as government de­nied that the report of the probe panel released on Thursday was doctored to protect some interests and indicted officials.

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mo­hammed, who gave the as­surance on Friday said what has been released so far is the report of audit covering 2011 […]

  • EFCC gets first petition against Jonathan over Arms Scandal

    EFCC gets first petition against Jonathan over Arms Scandal

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday formally received a petition asking the agency to probe ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on the alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion released to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for arms purchase.

    The petition is also requesting the EFCC to invite Jonathan for interrogation on why he made N400million public funds available to a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, for personal and private party use.

    It was […]