• Senate probes N20bn payments to defunct Albarka Airlines, others

    Senate probes N20bn payments to defunct Albarka Airlines, others

    It was gathered that the Senate is currently probing the payment of over N20bn “debts” to some Federal Government contractors between 2015 and 2016.

    The government also planned to pay a contractor for a job executed in 1974, it was learnt.

    One of the beneficiaries was Albarka Airlines, grounded by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority in December 2005, which was paid about N1bn in two installments in 2015.

    A document issued to the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts by the Debt […]