• Fresh evidence as panel uncovers N2.17 billion fraud in Defense Ministry

    Fresh evidence as panel uncovers N2.17 billion fraud in Defense Ministry

    The presidential committee investigating arms purchase to prosecute the counter-insurgency war in the North-East has uncovered a N2.175 billion fraud in one of the agencies of the Ministry of Defense even as it was given November 30 as deadline to submit its report.

    The money, meant for arms procurement, was allegedly diverted by some individuals.

    Members of the committee believed the short deadline may have been engineered by powerful forces who were indicted in the alleged fraud. The committee which was set up […]