• How I withdrew N16.7bn cash for former Governor Jonah Jang – Plateau government cashier tells panel

    How I withdrew N16.7bn cash for former Governor Jonah Jang – Plateau government cashier tells panel

    A former cashier has told a probe panel of enquiry how he withdrew N16.7 billion cash for former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang.

    Yusuf Pam, a former cashier attached to the office of the Secretary to the State Government, told the panel that he withdrew the N16.7 billion based on “executive directive from the former governor”.

    He told the commission that he was given security backup to withdraw the cash, and disclosed that each withdrawal was “usually a maximum of N150 million, which […]

  • EFCC probes former Governor Jonah Jang

    EFCC probes former Governor Jonah Jang

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing ex-Governor Jonah Jang following his inability to account for billions of naira belonging to the state.

    Plateau State government, in a petition to the EFCC, said it discovered financial discrepancies after studying the handover notes left by Jang.

    A source said: “Under Jonah Jang as governor of Plateau State, N2 billion was released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Small and Medium Scale (SME) businesses in Plateau State. The N2 billion […]