Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, said former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, on Monday declined an offer to visit his late father, Ibrahim Dasuki, in an Abuja hospital.
Similarly, Danbazau said Sambo had declined another offer to be in Sokoto throughout the mourning of his Father.
The Minister disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday.
”We had discussed with the Director-General, DSS, yesterday and Sambo was offered to visit his late father on his hospital bed in […]
Ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, who is on trial for alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion arms funds, would like former President Goodluck Jonathan to be his witness, it was learnt yesterday.
Dr. Jonathan has faulted the charges against Dasuki, claiming that the ex-NSA could not have stolen about $2.2billion votes for arms. “We bought warships, we bought aircraft, we bought lots of weapons for the army,” he said in a recent interview at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom.
Speaking with […]
Detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has dragged the federal government to an Abuja High Court challenging his incarceration in the custody of the Department of the State Security Service (DSS) since December last year.
In the new suit, Dasuki is praying the court to order his immediate release from detention either conditionally or unconditionally.
The suit marked FCT/HC/ABJ/CV/2005/2016 instituted on his behalf by Messrs Joseph Daudu SAN and Ahmed Raji SAN was brought pursuant to Order […]
The Presidency has faulted the claim by the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), that he was not invited by the presidential committee, probing the purchase and supply of arms during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
A source in the Presidency, who spoke on condition of anonymity on Thursday, said that the Federal Government was in possession of evidence to show that Dasuki was duly invited to clear his name.
He said the Department of State Services, […]
Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki who is standing trial over allegations of money laundering and illegal arms possession, yesterday dragged the Federal government before an Abuja high court, saying that his life is in danger. FG has since November 3rd placed the former security chief under house arrest despite a Federal High court ruling instructing the government to hand Dasuki his international passport so he can proceed on a three weeks medical leave.
Dasuki, in a fundamental right enforcement application […]
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, this morning, admitted the former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki, to bail on self recognizance.
Justice Ademola Adeniyi released Dasuki on bail after he pleaded not guilty to a one-count criminal charge that was preferred against him by the Federal Government.
The charge bothered on his alleged illegal possession of firearms contrary to section 27(1) (a) of the Firearms Act, CAP F28, Law of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Meanwhile, the […]
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Nigeria’s national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki on Friday ruled out the need for a United Nations or African Union-backed force to fight Boko Haram, saying the country and its partners could handle the threat.
Possible “enhanced international support” against Boko Haram will be discussed on the sidelines of an AU summit later this month, given fears about the group’s threat to regional stability.
But Dasuki, a former army colonel, said wider assistance would […]